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OT Damien Woody on track to start

Jets offensive lineman Damien Woody.

Jets offensive lineman Damien Woody. Credit: Getty Images

Jets right tackle Damien Woody, who missed the last three regular-season games after undergoing arthroscopic surgery, reported on Wednesday that he's had no setbacks after his first two practice sessions. He was watching to see how the knee responded to his first full-go practice on Tuesday and came away very encouraged by the results.

"I feel great," Woody said after Wednesday's second practice session. "I feel like I have fresh legs. I haven't been practicing, and the surgery really did me a lot of justice. They went in and fixed some things, and I feel great. I feel like I'm moving even better. The only ting you have to worry about is stamina because you haven't been playing in the games. But the past couple practices, I've been feeling good. It's just all about building towards Saturday."

Woody confirmed he's expecting to start in the Jets' first-round playoff game Saturday night in Indianapolis. It's a rematch of last season's AFC championship game in Lucas Oil Stadium. "It's always difficult playing at their place because they're built to play on that turf, and the crowd is loud," Woody said. "So, you have a lot of factors that make it difficult. But we feel like we've got a good gameplan, good personnel on offense."

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