Rex Ryan 'hopeful' that Jets WR Eric Decker will play Sunday

Thursday September 25th, 2014

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said it "doesn't look real good" for cornerback Dee Milliner's availability on Sunday, but he is "hopeful" that wide receiver Eric Decker will play, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.

Decker said he hopes to play but that it's still up in the air.

After being a game-time decision against the Bears on Monday night because of an injured hamstring, Decker played but re-aggravated the injury and left in the fourth quarter. He initially injured himself in Week 2.  

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Decker has 10 receptions for 156 yards and one touchdown this season.

Milliner has missed two games this season due to a high ankle sprain, including Monday against the Bears despite Ryan saying the week prior that he was "confident" the cornerback would play. 

The Jets (1-2) host the Detroit Lions​ (2-1) on Sunday.


- Molly Geary

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