Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/22/13
Santonio Holmes says he is not any closer to playing and patience is wearing thin around the Jets. An organizational source said many people around the team believe the mercurial wide receiver is just trying to avoid training camp and he is healthier than he is letting on. In fact a source said Dr. Robert Anderson the foot specialist in North Carolina who operated on Holmes has cleared Holmes to begin football activities but Holmes has resisted. Holmes claims he cannot run routes yet and will not give any timetable for his return. It has been 11 months since Holmes suffered a Lisfranc injury in his left foot that required two surgeries. Holmes said he still feels pain in the foot every day when he wakes up. “I can’t pinpoint a day when it will feel better because every day has been the same up until this point” Holmes said. “I feel good some days. I don’t the others. This pain won’t go away. It’s something I can’t predict because I have to get up and I have to run. I have to cut....
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