New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa will miss the remainder of the year after sustaining his next serious neck injury head coach Adam Gase announced Wednesday.
Before registering a four-year, $36m contract extension in December enunwa, that sat out the 2017 season because of an ailing throat missed five games in 2018 to ankle injuries.
Even the Enunwa had one catch for minus-4 metres in New York's 17-16 season-opening loss to Buffalo on Sunday.
Gase explained the Jets"discovered the next day after the match" about Enunwa's harm when he advised the team he"didn't feel right after the match."
"You lose a beginner, you eliminate a man who's a veteran player that's been through a good deal, that's done a great deal of good things," Gase stated.
"He has done everything you could ask a guy to do. He attempts to do everything right. He works hard, he studies, he attempts to lead by example if he has to and he speaks . How he playswith, everything was violent and that he gives everything he's got.
"I really feel for him, just in the aspect of everything he is going through with something similar to this. It is not something that's simple for guys who have already been doing this their whole life."
The Jets prepared with New England to get Demaryius Thomas, who will join Jamison Crowder and Robby Anderson in the wide receiver rankings of the team.
New York delivered its AFC East competition a pick available for Thomas, who will be reunited with Gase. He spent five seasons training Thomas using the Denver Broncos, three as his position coach (2010-12) and twice because his offensive coordinator (2013-14).
Gase told me that he expected Thomas to play Monday night from Cleveland (0-1), assuming the 31-year-old moves his physical.
Since being chosen in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft enunwa has listed 1,617 receiving yards 119 receptions and five touchdowns in 40 career games.
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