Rex Ryan complained about all the dropped passes by his receivers on the first day of minicamp. On the second day, things didn't get any better.
At least the New York Jets' top receiver didn't have any bobbles: Santonio Holmes didn't practice. He won't for a while.
Holmes has been out since last September, when he broke his left foot. He spoke Wednesday about his long recovery and ''learning to walk again.''
And he winced when asked about all the drops.
''It's been a struggle,'' Holmes said after watching Jeremy Kerley, Stephen Hill and tight end Jeff Cumberland come up with stone hands. ''Something we as receivers rely on is catching the ball. You have those opportunities, you have to take advantage of them.
''It's early and they're getting accustomed to everyone.''
While they do - New York has 15 wide receivers and six tight ends at the three-day minicamp - Holmes rides a stationary bike, does rehab, and tries to stay patient.
The biggest challenge, the eight-year veteran a...