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Rookie CB Dee Milliner named AFC Defensive Player of the Week

Dee Milliner (27) celebrates with teammates after intercepting

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Dee Milliner knew this season wouldn’t be easy.

But the rookie had no idea just how difficult the transition from college star to NFL neophyte would be.

“You’re going through a lot your rookie year, especially me,” Milliner said with a smile, during an interview with Newsday just days before the Jets’ season finale in Miami. “I went through a lot of troubles and rough times here and...

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Cromartie active vs. Steelers

New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie laughs as

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As expected, Antonio Cromartie will be active against the Steelers Sunday.

The Jets cornerback was questionable for the game on Friday, a day after he hyperextended his right knee in practice. Hours before kickoff, Cromartie, donning pink cleats for Breast Cancer Awareness month, did some light running and cutting on the field.

In some other non-surprising news, the Jets will be without...

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Report: Cromartie suffers non-contact injury in practice

Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie stretches before a preseason

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The Jets could be without their two top cornerbacks on Sunday.

Two-time Pro Bowler Antonio Cromartie underwent an MRI Thursday after suffering a non-contact knee injury in Thursday's practice, according to ESPN New York.

The team reportedly is "concerned" the injury could be serious, though the MRI results weren't immediately known. One source in the story described Cromartie's...

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Santonio Holmes out, Stephen Hill probable for MNF

Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill catches a pass

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Barring a setback, it appears Stephen Hill (concussion) will face the Falcons.

The Jets receiver reportedly practiced Saturday without his red non-contact pinnie and is listed as probable for the Jets Monday Night Football game against the Falcons.

As expected, veteran receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) is out. So, too, are rookie cornerback Dee Milliner (hamstring) and rookie left...

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Practice report: Stephen Hill progressing, Chris Ivory practicing, but Mike Goodson suffers setback

New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill walks

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For the second straight day, Stephen Hill was on the practice field. But this time, the Jets second-year wideout was wearing a red non-contact pinnie and shells.

It’s a step in the right direction for Hill, who suffered a concussion in the first quarter of Sunday’s game in Tennessee. With Santonio Holmes (hamstring) expected to be ruled out for Monday night’s game in Atlanta, the Jets and...

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Stephen Hill sighting at practice

Florham Park, NJ - June 13, 2013: New

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Stephen Hill was on the practice field Thursday, wearing a Jets baseball camp and shorts as he stretched alongside his teammates.

The rest of the team, however, was in full pads.

Hill, who suffered a concussion in last week’s loss to Tennessee, was not on the field for Monday's practice. But after today's warm-up period was over, he made his way to the rehab area. With an extra day to...

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UPDATED: Dee Milliner, Chris Ivory out vs. Titans

Dee Milliner warms up before a game against

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Jets coach Rex Ryan on Friday declared running back Chris Ivory and cornerback Dee Milliner out of Sunday's game at Tennessee because they have been unable to practice with hamstring injuries. Backup tackle Oday Aboushi (knee) joined them, but Ryan said everyone else on the roster with an injury is probable.

Outside linebacker Quinton Coples (ankle) and wide receiver Santonio Holmes (foot)...

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Ivory, Milliner sit out practice

Jets running back Chris Ivory breaks through to

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The Jets have yet to disclose the severity of Chris Ivory and Dee Milliner's left hamstring injuries. Neither player practiced Thursday and it's uncertain whether they'll suit up for Sunday's road game in Tennessee.

As for the Titans, Jersey native Kenny Britt was limited in practice with neck and rib injuries. His status for Sunday, however, is "up in the air," according to beat...

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Dee Milliner leaves his status for Sunday up to coaches

Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins drops a pass

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Dee Milliner said he was taken out of practice Wednesday for precautionary reasons after tweaking his left hamstring. But the rookie cornerback isn’t yet sure whether he’ll play Sunday in Tennessee. “Running on a route, I felt it give a little bit,” Milliner told reporters after practice Thursday. “So the trainers came and checked me out and felt it best to put me out of practice.”

However,...

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Practice report: Milliner missing in action

Dee Milliner warms up before a game against

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A day after Dee Milliner was limited in practice due to a hamstring injury, the Jets rookie cornerback was nowhere to be found Thursday – at least during the 20-minute portion allotted to the media.

Milliner injured his hammy in practice Wednesday, according to Rex Ryan, and it’s unclear whether he’ll be ready for Sunday’s game in Tennessee. The rookie, who was unable to participate in rookie...

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