Jets CB Dee Milliner Suffers Achilles Tear

October 13, 2014 Updated: April 23, 2016

The Jets’ secondary narrows with another loss to an inadequate and vulnerable position. 

Jets second year cornerback, Dee Milliner underwent an MRI on Monday and tests confirmed that Milliner has a season ending torn achilles tendon – with rehab expecting to be about six to nine months. 

Milliner exited in the first quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Broncos after a FG attempt by Denver’s kicker Brandon McManus – a kick he tried to block but fell down on a non contact attempt.  At the time, Milliner was shown being helped walking off of the field with trainers and the Jets’ PR would later announce that Milliner would not return to the game. 

Entering his second year after being drafted from Alabama, Milliner missed several games early on this season due to a high ankle sprain. Milliner now ended his season with only three games played. So far in his career, Milliner accumulated 62 tackles, and three interceptions. 

With Dee Milliner going down, the Jets currently have Darrin Walls and Phillip Adams starting but a source confirmed a report made from Fox Sports that the Jets will now sign former Seahawks CB Josh Thomas.

— More to come 

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