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Jets Place CB Dee Milliner On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

Update:

The New York Jets announced that they have officially placed CB Dee Milliner on season-ending injured reserve Monday with a torn Achilles and signed CB Josh Thomas.


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Ian Rapoport is reporting that tests have confirmed that Jets CB Dee Milliner does in fact have a torn Achilles tendon and will subsequently miss the remainder of the 2014 season.

Milliner finishes the year with six tackles and two passes defensed over the course of two games.

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Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Jets CB Dee Milliner is believed to have a torn Achilles tendon.

  • Rapoport adds that Milliner will undergo further tests on Monday to confirm.

If Milliner does in fact have a torn Achilles, it would obviously be a season-ending injury. The fact that Milliner went down with a non-contact injury implied that it was this was a major injury for the young cornerback.

Milliner, 23, is in the second year of his four-year, $12.66 million contract and will make a base salary of $495,000 for the 2014 season.

The Jets used a high first-round pick on Milliner with the hope that he could solidify one of their cornerback positions. However, he has been ineffective at times and has been hampered with injuries since enter the league.