Herndon sat out Friday's preseason opening victory over the Falcons after getting "banged up" at practice, Andy Vasquez of The Bergen Record reports.

It sounds like Herndon may be dealing with the accumulation of a few minor injuries, none of which has stopped him from making a good impression through two weeks of training camp. With no clear starting tight end on the Jets' roster, the rookie fourth-round pick is competing for snaps with Jordan Leggett (undisclosed), Eric Tomlinson, Clive Walford and Neal Sterling (ankle).

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