Mekhi Becton's knee injury 'not looking good,' Robert Saleh says; Jets reportedly fear it may be season-ending


The New York Jets were dealt a possibly substantial blow throughout their training school session Monday. According to press reporters on the scene, offending take on Mekhi Becton decreased on the 2nd play of practice and appeared to have actually suffered an injury to his surgically fixed best knee. After that, the 2020 first-round choice hopped to the locker space and was sidelined for the remainder of the day. 

Following practice, head coach Robert Saleh stated Becton would be getting an MRI on his knee, however that there was preliminary  optimism that the injury was not substantial. However, things have actually altered a fair bit ever since.

The injury is “more concerning” than the group initially believed, the NFL Network reported Monday night, and is unassociated to the previous knee injury that kept him out almost all of in 2015.  According to SNY, there is genuine worry Becton’s injury might be season-ending. 

Appearing on WFAN on Tuesday early morning, Saleh validated that this is a “new injury” for Becton. While they are still waiting on consultations, Saleh stated “obviously it’s not looking good.” He included that the company feels “sick” for Becton. 


Becton was sidelined for basically all of last season after suffering an injury to that best knee in Week 1 versus the Carolina Panthers. Since being prepared No. 11 total back in 2020, Becton has actually missed out on 18 video games due to injury and has actually fallen out of favor with the company sometimes due to his conditioning. The Louisville item was likewise in the middle of a transformative training school this year, with the club moving him from left take on to right take on.

If this injury is an extreme as the company worries, it’ll wonder to see their next strategy at the take on position. Veteran left take on Duane Brown just recently had a totally free representative see with the club, so he might be a choice if Becton is required to miss out on substantial time or if New York just wishes to develop more depth at the position moving forward.

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