New York Jets cornerback Trumaine Johnson was held out of practice for what coach Todd Bowles calls “an in-house matter.”
Both Bowles and Johnson declined after practice Wednesday to discuss details of their conversation, saying only that it was between them. Johnson says he expects to return to practice Thursday and play at New England in the season finale Sunday.
Johnson is listed on the team’s first injury report of the week as having not practiced with the reason being “not injury related.”
Because of a quadriceps injury and inconsistency Johnson has struggled at times to live up to the five-year, $72.5 million contract he signed with New York that included $34 million guaranteed. He has a team-leading four interceptions, but also has some costly penalties — including a pass interference call in overtime that prolonged Green Bay’s winning drive last Sunday.
Source: The Associated Press