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Mauldin Headed to Short-Term IR; Carter Returns

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The Jets have reportedly placed linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin on short-term injured reserve as a result of a back injury that he’s dealt with for the duration of training camp.

 

As noted above by NJ.com’s Darryl Slater, Mauldin can return to the team after week 8, and will be eligible to practice two weeks before that.

In all reality, this was a best case scenario for Mauldin who may get a chance to win back his starting job if Josh Martin and/or Dylan Donahue fail to perform in his place.

Taking Mauldin’s roster spot will be linebacker Bruce Carter, who probably hadn’t even started packing his bags after being let go yesterday.

This Article Was Written By Glenn Naughton

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Glenn was Born in the Bronx, New York and has followed the Jets religiously despite being stationed in several different countries and time zones around the world for the past 17 years. He now resides in Bensalem, PA and has been a JetNation member since 2005. Glenn will bleed green with the rest of us through the highs and lows.

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