Mekhi Becton's further setback turned out to be the worst possible scenario.
As NFL Network's Ian Rapoportfirst reported, the Jets offensive his tackle will miss his 2022 season with a fractured knee cap.
The injury occurred at the Jets' training camp and is a new illness unrelated to previous injuries.
Becton limped off the field during Monday's practice. , by Monday night, the general feeling was that the injury was serious. That belief was confirmed on Tuesday.
This is the latest in a string of ailments for his first-round pick in 2020. After a promising rookie year, in 2021 he would play in one game and miss his entire season in 2022. The Louisville product also addresses weight issues.