Austin (knee) is likely to begin the preseason on the PUP list, Rich Cimini of reports.

Consecutive ACL surgeries on the same knee in back-to-back seasons might put Austin's rookie campaign in jeopardy, as the cornerback is expected to need some time to heal. Considering Austin was a sixth-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Jets are likely fine taking a precautionary approach with a cornerback that has all the tools (6-foot-1, 198 pounds) to be a quality starter.

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