Originally posted on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 11/29/11
With the Jets taking on rookie phenom Roy Helu and the Washington Redskins, the team is going to need all the help they can get to stop the running game.  The bad news though is that the team looks to be without Mike DeVito, yet again, after an injury setback Sunday that has kept him from playing much of the past month. Rex Ryan said that Jets DT Mike DeVito will likely not play against the Washington Redskins this week after sustaining an MCL injury to his left knee on Sunday. DeVito injured his right knee before a Week 7 matchup against the San Diefo Chargers, missing two weeks. “Looks like he’s got a little bit of a knee, MCL thing,” Ryan said. “I don’t think Mike is going to play this week.” Rookie RB Roy Helu is starting to turn some heads for Washintgon, so the Jets are going to miss Mike DeVito’s run-stopping playmaking.  Of course, DeVito’s inability to play due to his injuries has opened up opportunities for Marcus Dixon and Ropati Pitoitua.  Both played commendably Sund...
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