Jets' Revis returns to practice, might play vs. Cardinals
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Darrelle Revis gave his hamstring a workout and came away feeling pretty good about his chances of playing Monday night at Arizona.
The New York Jets cornerback returned to practice Friday for the first time since injuring a hamstring two weeks ago. Revis was a limited participant after doing just individual drills Thursday .
''One thing I do know is when I run, and I run at my top speed, my full speed, my hamstring is not grabbing,'' he said. ''That's two thumbs up in my book.''
Revis was hurt early in the fourth quarter against Seattle on Oct. 2.
''I know one thing as a DB: Anything with your legs, any injuries, that's very tough,'' he said. ''So you definitely want to be on point in that area, and I am. I feel fine and hopefully Monday I get to go.''
Revis missed the Jets' game at Pittsburgh last Sunday and was replaced in the lineup by both Marcus Williams and Darryl Roberts.
Coach Todd Bowles was still not certain whether Revis will play, and the cornerback said it's the coach's decision. But he was optimistic about his chances.
''I felt great, just to get out there and do what I do best,'' he said. ''It's a feeling-type of deal. The trainers wanted to go off of how I felt and what I thought about it, and I felt good. I had a couple plays where I was supposed to go in. And then a couple of reps turned into a bunch more reps. So, that's a good thing.''
Meanwhile, linebacker David Harris remains hopeful, but appears less likely to play because of a hamstring injury after not practicing at all so far this week.
Harris, hurt last Sunday at Pittsburgh, hasn't missed a game since the 2008 season - a streak of 121 consecutive regular-season games.
''I'm feeling OK, I guess,'' Harris said. ''I've been in the trainer's room all week, working on my hamstring and just trying to get in the best shape possible. We'll see.''
Bowles said the chances of Harris are ''slim'' if he doesn't practice, but added that the veteran linebacker ''still has a few days to get better.''
The Jets are holding what Bowles called ''a walk-through, jog-through'' practice on Saturday before heading to Arizona. The team will then have another walk-through session on Sunday. Harris will join the Jets on their flight to Arizona, and could be a game-time decision.
''I'm optimistic,'' said Harris, who wouldn't go into the specifics of his injury. ''I've been putting a lot of hours in the training room and with the training staff, and just doing everything possible to get back on the field. That extra day of rest will come in handy.''
Harris takes pride in his reputation for being a durable player despite playing an extremely physical position.
''It means a lot to me,'' he said. ''I just try to be there for my teammates. I don't like missing time with these guys.''
Bowles said the Jets could use a rotation, based on packages, of Erin Henderson, Bruce Carter and first-rounder Darron Lee at inside linebacker if Harris can't go.
''It's a huge hit for our defense,'' Revis said of the possibility of Harris not playing. ''The next guy's got to step up.''
Center Nick Mangold (knee) and tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) were limited after being injured against Seattle. Left tackle Ryan Clady (left shoulder) and tight end Braedon Bowman (knee) were also limited.
After being limited Thursday, defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (ankle) and right guard Brian Winters (concussion) were both full participants.
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