FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets linebacker David Harris has what coach Todd Bowles calls a ''bad shoulder bruise'' and his status for the regular-season opener is uncertain.
Harris was injured just before halftime of the Jets' 21-20 loss to the Giants on Saturday night. An MRI on the shoulder Sunday revealed no structural damage and X-rays were negative.
The Jets open the season against Cincinnati on Sept. 11, giving Harris some time to rest and recover. The 32-year-old linebacker is considered one of the leaders of Todd Bowles' defense.
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