Jets coach Rex Ryan expressed his concern regarding the injury, and said that Holmes should be ready to go at the regular season opener on September 9th against the Bills.
“Obviously, you’d like to have your guys out there on the field…. ” Ryan said. “But you got make sure you’re not putting them out there when they could be at further risk or they’re not ready to come back.”
Jets trainer John Mellody also elaborated that Holmes was experiencing tightness in his back, and shouldn’t practice.