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WR Eric Decker plans to play Sunday

Jets wide receiver Eric Decker warms up before

Jets wide receiver Eric Decker warms up before a game against the Chicago Bears at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, N.J. Credit: Getty Images / Elsa

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Eric Decker thinks he'll face the Lions on Sunday.

"I'm planning on getting out there,'' the Jets wide receiver said Thursday after a second straight day of not practicing. "I can't promise anything, but obviously I'm leaning on the positive side that I'm definitely going to be out there.''

The right hamstring Decker aggravated Monday night against the Bears has forced him to be a bystander for much of the week. But although he didn't practice Wednesday, Decker did participate in position drills and said he expects to practice today.

CJ2K: Run the ball more

Chris Johnson believes in Marty Mornhinweg. But make no mistake, Johnson wants more carries for himself and Chris Ivory.

"We need more opportunities, and I feel like the more opportunities -- not just for myself, but Chris, too -- we'll get back to where we were in preseason,'' Johnson said. "If we've got a lead or the game is close, I think it'll be an opportunity to do what the coaches want to do, and that's actually pound the football.''

Ivory and Johnson each had 10 rushes in Monday's loss to the Bears, but the Jets didn't run in the red zone on their final drive.

"The game plan is for us to run the ball a lot,'' said Johnson, who acknowledged in-game adjustments are made each week.

Double-A to stay at CB

The Antonio Allen experiment at cornerback began in training camp. Defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman said the former safety will remain at his new position for the rest of 2014. "I don't see how we can go back,'' Thurman said.

Jet streams

Neither David Nelson (illness) nor Dee Milliner (quadriceps) practiced. Asked about Milliner's status for Sunday, Rex Ryan said, "I'd say it probably doesn't look real good.'' . . . Muhammad Wilkerson (knee), Nick Mangold (shoulder) and Willie Colon (calf) were limited. Dalton Freeman (knee) left practice.

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