A person familiar with the situation says New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes has a Lisfranc injury to his left foot, likely leaving the team's struggling offense without their top playmaker for the rest of the season.
Holmes went down on the first play of the fourth quarter of the Jets' 34-0 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday after catching a pass. X-rays on the foot were negative, but subsequent MRI exam results were sent to a foot specialist in North Carolina. The Jets' fears were then confirmed, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday night because the team had not announced the severity of the injury.
Yahoo Sports first reported the nature of Holmes' injury.