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Jeremy Kerley among those injured in Jets' win over Falcons

New York Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley brings

New York Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley brings in a first-down reception before being taken down by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Kevin White at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Friday, Aug 21, 2015. Photo Credit: Steven Ryan

One by one they left the MetLife Stadium field, either under their own power or with the help of a Jets trainer or team doctor.

In the wake of their second preseason game, and their first win, questions loom over the health of several Jets players and their status for next week's rivalry game against the Giants.

Jets head coach Todd Bowles said three players suffered concussions in Friday night's 30-22 win over the Falcons: slot receiver Jeremy Kerley, running back Daryl Richardson and safety Durell Eskridge.

Receiver Shaq Evans (back sprain) also left the game, along with offensive lineman Ben Ijalana (knee) and cornerback Dashaun Phillips (ribs).

Bowles, however, had few details immediately after the game. Asked which appeared to be the most serious, he said: "I couldn't tell you yet. When I go back in and get an update, I'll be able to tell you a little more."

Kerley, who finds himself in a competition for playing time with 2014 draft pick Quincy Enunwa, tweeted a message to Jets fans Saturday morning.

"It was awesome getting to play in front of a home crowd again," he wrote. "…Thanks to all of #jetsnation that came out to support!"

It's unclear at the moment what his, or anyone else's, status will be for Saturday night's preseason "Snoopy Bowl" at MetLife Stadium.

The Jets already are down several guys, including former starting quarterback Geno Smith, who is recovering from jaw surgery. The third-year signal caller was spotted watching the game in one of the Jets' suites at MetLife Stadium, along with injured defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson (hamstring), receiver Devin Smith (ribs), tight end Jace Amaro (shoulder), cornerback Dee Milliner (wrist) and offensive lineman James Brewer (back).


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