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Santonio Holmes doesn’t have the greatest reputation around the NFL and his work-ethic has been a problem before. Now, reports suggest some within the New York Jets organization believe the 29-year-old receiver is milking his current foot injury and probably should be playing. The New York Post is reporting that Holmes has received medical clearance to begin football activities, but that he is resisting. Dr. Robert Anderson of North Carolina performed foot surgery on Holmes and has reportedly cleared him. People around the team think he is simply just trying to avoid participating in training camp. Holmes is complaining that the pain in his foot “won’t go away.” Ever since the Jets signed him to a five-year, $45.25 million contract in 2011, Holmes’ effort has been questioned by many around football. His deal includes $24 million in guarantees and New York hasn’t gotten close to that value from its presumptive No. 1 receiver. Holmes suffered a Lisfranc injury in his foot in Week 4 last season and missed the rest of the year. And since signing his deal in 2011, Holmes has recorded just 71 receptions for 926 yards and nine touchdowns in 20 games. That’s not exactly lighting the world on fire. But right now the Jets have an absolutely brutal receiving corps, which is why they can’t let Holmes go. When Stephen Hill, Jeremy Kerley and Braylon Edwards are your other top options at wideout, you have some serious problems at the position. That’s what Gang Green is looking at if Holmes is let go. The bottom line is that it has been 11 months since Holmes suffered his injury. The fact that he’s not back on the field yet is pretty ridiculous. Yes it was a bad injury, but he has had more than enough time to recover. The post Some New York Jets think Santonio Holmes is milking foot injury appeared first on Midwest Sports Fans.
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Fantasy football owners, beware of Santonio Holmes. The man who milked an injury was finally called up off the PUP today. Basically, the media was right. There were several reports yesterday about Santonio faking an injury so he didn’t have to participate in the preseason. Well it looks to have worked! @JosinaAnderson: WR Santonio Holmes […]
Santonio Holmes' comeback appears closer than it did just a few days ago.
The veteran wide receiver was moved to the New York Jets' active roster from the physically unable to perform list on Friday night, a promising sign that he could be ready for the start of the regular season.
The move means Holmes has been cleared by team doctors to practice and has passed his physical...
According to a New York Post article, some within the Jets organization believe that Santonio Holmes is milking his foot injury in order to miss training camp.
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...
Some of Santonio Holmes’ teammates have been impressed with what they’ve seen from him lately as he continues to work his way back from Lisfranc surgery.
“Tone is very anxious,” wide receiver Stephen Hill said, via the New York Daily News. “He’s definitely ready to come back. You can tell . . . Everything I hear from him, everything he talks to me about is, ‘Hey...
When does a doctor not know best? If the prognosis involves the health of New
York Jets wide receiver, Santonio Holmes, conventional medical opinions are sent
to the scout team.
Holmes has an injured foot and Gregg
Rosenthal of NFL.com reports that a foot specialist medically clears the
Jets wide receiver to practice. However,
Holmes has his own agenda. Holmes is not
Two days after Santonio Holmes painted an ominous picture about his return from off-season foot surgery the Jets moved the mercurial wide receiver off the Physically Unable to Perform List to the active roster.
It was the latest odd chapter in an odd offseason for Holmes who admitted on Wednesday that he still wakes up every morning with pain in his surgically repaired foot.
New York receiver Santonio Holmes has been activated from the active/PUP list.Fantasy Spin:Holmes claims that his twice surgically-repaired foot is still bothering him but the Jets went ahead and activated him anyway. There doesn't appear to be a timetable for Holmes' return.
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...
Santonio Holmes is the perfect New York Jet due to the fact that drama loves him and he loves it.
According to the New York Post, Holmes is not making a effort to practice with the team as he milks his foot injury from last season.
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The New York Jets may have to wait until Santonio Holmes is 100 percent healthy to return to the field.
The New York Jets top wideout Santonio Holmes could be close to suiting up again for the Green and White again in 2013.
Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that members of the Jets organization believe WR Santonio Holmes is trying to avoid training camp by “milking” his foot injury.
According to Costello’s source, people around the team believe Holmes is actually “healthier than he is letting on.“
Holmes has reportedly been cleared to begin football activities by the foot specialist...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell will not need surgery to repair his sprained right foot.
The Steelers and Bell had held out hope that the running back would not need Lisfranc surgery. Bell could be ready to return to the playing field in six weeks if all goes well. That would put the second-round pick on the field as early as Week 3.
Tomlin: Bell has mid-foot sprain...