McKenzie rushed four times for 22 yards and a touchdown while catching four of seven targets for 47 yards in Sunday's 27-23 loss to the Jets.
McKenzie got some looks as a rusher and made the most of those opportunities after both LeSean McCoy (hamstring) and Chris Ivory (shoulder) were forced out by injuries. His longest run was a 15-yarder, which also culminated in a touchdown late in the first quarter. Should both McCoy and Ivory sit out against the Lions in Week 15, McKenzie would likely steal a few carries from Marcus Murphy.
McKenzie and Robert Foster are now the clear-cut options behind Zay Jones now that Kelvin Benjamin and Andre Holmes have been discarded, so the odds are good McKenzie gets a larger number of offensive snaps the last four games of the season. He'll also see work in the return game.
McKenzie (toe) practiced on a limited basis Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets.
McKenzie wasn't able to put in full work in the Bills' final session of the week after injuring himself a day earlier. The 5-foot-7 speedster is expected to step in as the Bills' No. 2 or 3 receiver over the final quarter of the season with Kelvin Benjamin and Andre Holmes out of town, but he'll miss out at least one chance to seize the opportunity if he isn't able to rally in time for Sunday. The fact that he was able to practice in some fashion Friday is probably a good sign, however.
McKenzie (toe) was listed as limited at practice Thursday.
McKenzie injured his toe during Thursday's session and was unable to finish practice, which clouds his status for Sunday's game against the Jets. If he's unable to go this weekend, added snaps in the Bills' thinned-out receiving corps (behind top options Zay Jones and Robert Foster) would be available for Deonte Thompson and Ray-Ray McCloud.
Coach Sean McDermott confirmed that McKenzie suffered a toe injury during Thursday's practice and was unable to finish the session, Jay Skurski of The Buffalo News reports.
The early departure from the session will likely result in McKenzie being listed as a limited practice participant, but perhaps of greater significance is that the wideout is slated to undergo further evaluation. That hints at the possibility of McKenzie's injury being something that could sideline him for Sunday's game against the Jets, a scenario that would open up more opportunities for lightly used rookie Ray-Ray McCloud.
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