NFL Week 3 Injury News: New York Jets Cornerback Darrelle Revis Hurts Knee

Adam Waksman@@AdamWaksmanCorrespondent IIISeptember 23, 2012

CORTLAND, NY - JULY 27:  Darrelle Revis #24 of the New York Jets works out at Jets Training Camp at SUNY Cortland on July 27, 2012 in Cortland, New York.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Late in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins, New York Jets star cornerback Darrelle Revis injured his left knee. It was a non-contact injury suffered when he tried to make a cut in pursuit on a 3rd-and-long play. 

The injury appears to have been a hyper-extension in his left knee. However, no official injury report has come out yet. He was able to get off the field by himself but was heavily limping. According to CBS' Jason La Canfora, Revis will not return to this game.

The injury has the potential to be a major game-changer. The score was 10-10 in the third quarter at the time of injury. Had Revis been able to complete the play, it would have been a fourth down for Miami outside of field-goal range.

Several injuries have already occurred in this game. Dolphins star running back Reggie Bush also hurt his knee. His was taken back to the Dolphins' locker room late in the third quarter and also will not return to the game. Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess left the field with a head injury. If he has to go through concussion testing, he will be out for at least the rest of the game.

The winner of this game will get the first-place position in the AFC East. The loser will fall to 1-2.

More importantly for the Jets, they will need their best player—Darrelle Revis—for the rest of the season.

 

Update: Revis is officially out for the game.

Update: Bush is officially out for the game.

Update: Bess is back in the game in the fourth quarter.


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