was injured today during practice in a collision with wide receiver . The exact injury has not been confirmed yet, but he was carted off the practice field and it is assumed to be either a broken shin or leg.
This injury is HUGE news and a major loss for the team, defensively and in special teams.will be taking over as the punt returner and we may also see two-deep punt return packages including and . I'll have more news for you fans as time develops.
UPDATE: According to Jets beat writer Manish Mehta, Jim Leonhard will indeed miss the rest of the season.
TheJetsStream Manish MehtaBreaking: Jets Jim Leonhard will miss rest of season with lower leg injury, per source. #nfl