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Santonio Holmes has a Lisfranc injury and will likely miss the rest of the season.
The New York Jets wide receiver sustained the injury to his left foot in the fourth quarter of the team's 34-0 loss to the 49ers Sunday.
A final answer on the injury will come on Wednesday after Holmes got the opinions of multiple doctors, who will compare notes to exactly diagnose the injury. it's uncertain whether the foot has a break.
Lisfranc (midfoot) injuries result if bones in the midfoot are broken or ligaments that support the midfoot are torn. The severity of the injury can vary from simple to complex, involving many joints and bones in the midfoot.
A Lisfranc injury is often mistaken for a simple sprain, especially if the injury is a result of a straightforward twist and fall. However, injury to the Lisfranc joint is not a simple sprain that should be simply "walked off." It is a severe injury that may take many months to heal and may require surgery to treat.
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New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes injured his foot
on the first snap of the fourth quarter during yesterday’s 34-0 loss to the San
Francisco 49ers, reports Kareem Copeland of NFL.com:
Holmes caught a short pass from Jets quarterback Mark
Sanchez and turned to make a move.
However, he immediately dropped to the ground after turning awkwardly on
The news is as expected. New York Jets wide receiver, Santonio Holmes, will miss the rest of the 2012 season with a Lisfranc injury.
Coach Rex Ryan announced the news at a press conference on Wednesday, as reported by Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, and it comes just a week after the Jets also lost cornerback Darrelle Revis for the season with a torn ACL. Well...
First, Darrelle Revis. Now, Santonio Holmes.
A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that Holmes has a Lisfranc injury in his left foot, likely leaving the New York Jets' struggling offense without its top playmaker for the rest of the season.
That news comes just over a week after the team lost Revis, considered by many to be the NFL...
According to Kimberly Martin of Newsday, the New York Jets have placed wide receiver Santonio Holmes on season ending injured reserve due to a lisfranc injury.
The Jets signed free agent Jason Hill today to compensate for the loss of Holmes.
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