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Updated: Quinton Coples returns vs. Buffalo

Quinton Coples speaks to the media at the

(Credit: Mike Stobe)

On Thursday, linebacker, defensive lineman Quinton Coples took a cautious approach to queries about his physical status after undergoing an ankle procedure in the preseason. But after completing his first full week of practice with the Jets since the surgery on Friday, head coach Rex Ryan pronounced Coples "probable" and then added, "He's playing." 

Ryan said Coples...

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Bilal Powell returns to Jets practice

New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32)

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The best indication about the Jets’ readiness for Buffalo is that no one was confined to a stationary bike during the portion of Thursday’s practice the media was allowed to watch. Wide receiver Santonio Holmes jumped on a bike as the media was leaving, but that’s part of his regular maintenance routine.

Running back Bilal Powell, who missed Wednesday’s practice with an illness, was back at...

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Out of the fog, Jeremy Kerley ready to play

Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley runs with the

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke )

Jeremy Kerley didn’t hesitate.

Despite sporting a red non-contact jersey just a little while earlier, the Jets slot receiver declared Tuesday he was ready to face the Buffalo Bills.

“A-1,” said Kerley, who suffered a concussion in Week 1 after being hit by Bucs safety Mark Barron.

He also said he began to feel better a few days after “getting out of the fog a little bit.”

But...

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Wilkerson, Coples, Kerley at practice

Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson during training camp.

(Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Both Quinton Coples and Muhammad Wilkerson were on the practice field Monday morning – a potentially good sign heading into Sunday’s game against the AFC East rival Bills.

Coples has been a bystander at practice of late after undergoing a procedure on his right ankle. The outside linebacker, and 16th overall pick in 2012, was in shells Monday – along with Wilkerson, who was forced to leave...

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