Dustin Keller injury update: TE is out for Sunday's game against Jacksonville

US PRESSWIRE

A week after spraining his ankle in a 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals, New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller has been ruled out for this Sunday's contest against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Mark Sanchez will be without one of his favorite targets again on Sunday, as the team announced on Saturday that tight end Dustin Keller has been ruled out for New York's contest with host Jacksonville this weekend.

Keller severely sprained his ankle in last week's 7-6 win over the Arizona Cardinals, and he was unable to practice this week, only appearing briefly off to the side of the practice field to do light exercises during the week.

Keller has just 28 receptions this season, for 317 yards and two touchdowns. The former Purdue star was the team's leading receiver last season, grabbing 65 passes for 815 yards and five touchdowns.

In his place, Jeff Cumberland and Konrad Reuland will step in at the tight end position, with the team also likely activating rookie Hayden Smith for Sunday's contest.

Kickoff between the Jets and Jaguars is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday from EverBank Stadium.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.