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CB Aaron Berry out for season with torn ACL

Detroit Lions cornerback Aaron Berry (32) stretches during

Detroit Lions cornerback Aaron Berry (32) stretches during NFL football practice in Allen Park, Mich. (June 4, 2012) Credit: AP

CORTLAND -- Aaron Berry's season is over. Already.

The cornerback -- who expected to see significant playing time this season -- suffered a torn ACL on the Jets' first day of training camp, the Jets announced via their official Twitter page.

Berry, a former Pitt product,  went down after colliding with receiver Joe Collins during a drill period. The cornerback laid motionless on the grass for about a minute, but appeared to be somewhat OK after he was attended to by trainers. Berry limped off the practice field and did not return. 

According to a source, Berry will decide tomorrow on a surgery date -- likely within the next week or so. In the meantime, the injured cornerback will stay around the facility to rehab.

The former Detroit Lion was signed to a two-year deal last October, but was sidelined by injury. He played in just seven games, recording two tackles in 2012.

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