Report: Jets CB Dee Milliner 'all but ruled out' for opener

Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has "all but ruled out" cornerback Dee Milliner for Sunday's opener versus the Raiders, reports Kimberly Jones of NFL Network

Milliner sustained a high ankle sprain during practice on Aug. 10 and has been out since. 

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On Monday, Ryan had said he hoped Milliner would be able to play Week 1. 

Cornerback Antonio Allen has already been told he will start on Sunday after being medically cleared on Tuesday. Allen recently converted to the position from free safety because of the Jets' depth issues at cornerback.

On Saturday, the team released CB Dimitri Patterson. Rookie CB Dexter McDougle tore his ACL and was lost for the season last month. 

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Milliner started 12 games for New York last season, grabbing three interceptions and making 56 tackles. 

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