No Super comeback: Jets placing CB Revis on IR
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets placed Darrelle Revis on season-ending injured reserve, a few weeks after Rex Ryan said the team would wait until after surgery in case the star cornerback could return in time to play in the Super Bowl.
Ryan said Friday that Revis will have surgery next week to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee suffered almost three weeks ago at Miami.
Revis’ roster spot was filled by rookie safety Antonio Allen, the team’s seventh-round draft pick who was signed from the practice squad.
Crash case closed involving
Suh, other suit filed
DEARBORN, Mich. — Suburban Detroit police closed their investigation into a traffic accident involving Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh.
Dearborn police said the accident was minor and fault cannot be determined. Suh declined to comment after practice.
Meanwhile, The Oakland Press reported Friday that a couple has sued Suh and his sister, Ngum Suh, for a return of their $100,000 security deposit on a leased home. Gregory and Laura Packer also claim they haven’t been allowed to get property left at the home when they moved out June 15.
Raiders plan to play
Carter against Falcons
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders defensive end Andre Carter was always taught to do everything on the field at full speed. Recovering from a torn quadriceps injury required a bit more patience.
Nearly 10 months after being carted off the field in Denver, Carter plans to take the restraints off again in his 2012 regular season debut. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said Friday that Carter will be active for Oakland’s game this week against the undefeated Atlanta Falcons.
Carter was signed on Sept. 26 to help a pass rush that has produced just three sacks in four games. The 33-year-old has 76 career sacks, including 10 last year with New England before he suffered the season-ending leg injury.
Perry, Clemons, Quinn
fined $15,750 each
NEW YORK — Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Vikings wide receiver Michael Jenkins.
The league said Friday that Griffin committed unnecessary roughness against a defenseless player. Fined $15,750 by the league were Green Bay linebacker Nick Perry, Seattle defensive end Chris Clemons, St. Louis defensive end Robert Quinn and San Diego linebacker Melvin Ingram.
Perry was docked for striking Colts quarterback Andrew Luck in the neck and head area. Clemons unnecessarily drove Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to the ground. Quinn made helmet-to-helmet contact with Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb. Ingram struck Saints QB Drew Brees in the head and neck area and drove him to the ground.