Just when you thought that things couldn’t get any worse, the New York Jets (2-2) placed one of their best offensive players in wide receiver Santonio Holmes on injured reserve on Wednesday, ending his season due to a Lisfranc injury in his left foot.
The news comes just about a week after the team lost its best defensive player in star cornerback Darrelle Revis for the season after he tore his ACL in Week 3 against the Miami Dolphins.
Holmes was the most effective weapon on offense for Gang Green, as he caught 20 passes for 272 yards and a score through his first (and final) four games of his 2012 campaign.
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New York was already seeing more than its fair share of struggles on the offensive side of the ball, and now without Holmes, the team may not be productive offensively — with consistence — for the remainder of the year.
Heading into the first week of October, the Jets rank 24th in scoring (20.2 points per game), 28th in total yards (284 YPG), 27t...