Lands on COVID-19 list, out Week 12
Flacco was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday after he was identified as a close contact of teammate Mike White, who tested positive for the virus, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.
Flacco told reporters last week that he's unvaccinated, so he'll be subject to an automatic five-day quarantine even if he continues to test negative. Though that timeline theoretically gives Flacco a chance to clear all the necessary protocols in advance of Sunday's game against the Texans, the Jets are already ruling him out from making the trip to Houston, per Connor Hughes of The Athletic. Meanwhile, rookie Zach Wilson (knee) is set to return from a four-game absence to reclaim starting duties from Flacco, who completed 24 of 39 attempts for 291 yards and two touchdowns in last week's loss to Miami. Josh Johnson will be promoted from the practice squad to handle backup duties in Houston, but Flacco will likely slot in as the No. 2 quarterback if he's reinstated from the reserve/COVID-19 list next week.
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The Jets placed Carter (ankle) on injured reserve Saturday, ruling him out for Weeks 12-14, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
The Jets have downgraded Davis (groin) to doubtful for Sunday's game against the Texans, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
Davis (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans after returning to a limited practice Friday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.
Davis (groin) will be a limited participant in practice Friday, but coach Robert Saleh expects the wide receiver to play Sunday in Houston, Andy Vasquez of NorthJersey.com reports.
Davis (groin) was listed as a non-participant on Thursday's practice report, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.
Head coach Robert Saleh confirmed Wednesday that Wilson (knee) will reclaim starting quarterback duties this weekend against the Texans, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.
Davis was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday's practice due to a groin injury, Connor Hughes of The Athletic reports.
The Jets aren't yet ruling Flacco out from returning from the reserve/COVID-19 list and being available in a backup capacity behind Zach Wilson for Sunday's game against the Texans, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.
Wilson (knee) has been fully cleared by the Jets' medical staff and is set to return to action as the team's starting quarterback Sunday against the Texans, Andy Vasquez of The Bergen Record reports.
White was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday after testing positive for the virus, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.