Though the Jets will have their second-best receiver available on Saturday night for their annual preseason tussle with the Giants, they won’t have their best receiver.
“He was out there in individual [drills] a little bit,” coach Rex Ryan said Monday, via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “But you’ve got to be able to protect yourself.”
The absence of Holmes gives other receivers a chance to develop. As long as the quarterbacks have enough time to throw them the ball.