Burress Practices For Jets, Mangold Expects To Play
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Plaxico Burress was a full participant at practice a day after sitting out with a swollen left elbow.
Burress was injured during the Jets’ 34-17 loss at Baltimore last Sunday, and woke up early Wednesday because of the sudden swelling. He and coach Rex Ryan insisted it wasn’t serious, and Burress was back on the field catching passes Thursday.
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Center Nick Mangold was limited again, but he and Ryan think he’ll play Sunday at New England. Mangold has missed the Jets’ last two games with a high right ankle sprain.
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Linebacker Calvin Pace (abdomen) was also limited, but is expected to play, and rookie defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson (shoulder) fully practiced a day after being limited. Linebacker Garrett McIntyre (concussion) did not practice.
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