The following players will not dress for the
"For the most part, I've been at (outside) corner (during training camp), but they wanted to put me in and work some nickel reps," Patterson told The Star-Ledger after the game.
Patterson played 41 of the team's 64 defensive snaps, well more than the 26 the rest of the starters played. He spent much of his time in the second half working in the slot, to see if can do spot duty there during the season.
Patterson also downplayed concerns about a calf and ankle injury that has slowed him during training camp at times. He has played just 15 games over the last two seasons due to injuries.
"Nothing that should hold me back," he said. "These are all things that I can deal with and still play with. Nothing to really lose sleep over. In an ideal world, you want to feel great, but that's not going to be the case right now. Everybody is probably dealing with something. It's not that serious.”
Unable to land a high-end free agent cornerback, the
If Patterson falters, third-round pick Dexter McDougle could get a shot.
With the No. 80 pick in the NFL Draft, the
He is coming off a season-ending shoulder injury after just three games in college, but he should be a situational player for the Jets as a rookie and play on special teams. He will likely be the No. 3 cornerback at best for the Jets behind
Patterson played in just six games last season due to injuries, but played well when he was out there. He had four interceptions and 19 tackles in his six games. Patterson has played all 16 games in a season just once during a nine-year career.
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