Jets' Leonard Williams 'definitely' expects to play Week 1

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Injured rookie Leonard Williams says he ''definitely'' plans to play in the New York Jets' regular-season opener in two weeks.

The defensive lineman strained a muscle in his right knee in the first half of the Jets' 28-18 preseason victory over the Giants on Saturday night. An MRI exam on Sunday revealed no cartilage damage to the knee, relieving Williams and anxious Jets fans who feared the worst for the No. 6 overall pick out of Southern California.

Williams says he was told by doctors that recovery should take about five to seven days, and he expects to be able to practice sometime next week.

He felt a sharp pain during the game, but was relieved when the MRI results came back negative.


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