Posted October 25, 2012 on
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Bart Scott has pushed himself for weeks, trying to tough out a painful toe injury.
This week, though, the New York Jets' linebacker might have to sit this one out.
Scott's streak of playing in 119 straight games could end Sunday because of a hyperextended big toe that has ailed him since the third game of the season. He missed his second day of practice Thursday after he played just nine defensive snaps against the New England Patriots last Sunday.
''I've always prided myself on being able to have a high tolerance to play through things,'' Scott said. ''I just want to show my teammates that I'm willing to bite down and continue to play and do what I can to help us win. If we have to shut it down, we shut it down. If not, then we'll be ready to go.''
Scott injured the big toe on his right foot on the second defensive play against Miami on Sept. 23, and described it as ''turf toe, ligament damage, capsule strains and thin...
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