Jeremy Kerley continues to be lively for the Jets … for now.
In a weird state of affairs for the group, their vast receiver is dealing with a suspension for efficiency-enhancing drug use, in line with a supply, however the NFL has not introduced the suspension but. Meaning Kerley was free to apply Tuesday and will play Thursday night time towards the Payments if the suspension shouldn’t be handed down Wednesday.
“I anticipate to be on the market,” Kerley stated.
A primary-time suspension for violating the league’s PED coverage often leads to a 4-recreation suspension. However it isn’t clear when the suspension will start. The NFL stated nothing Tuesday and the Jets couldn’t say a lot.
“I have no idea,” Jets coach Todd Bowles stated of the potential suspension. “It’s a league matter proper now. That’s all we will touch upon.”
Kerley stated he isn’t nervous about it.
“I received youngsters, I acquired 5 canine. It’s life,” Kerley stated. “I don’t let nothing faze me. If something I’m frightened about my teammates interested by it. I’m apprehensive concerning the coaches eager about it. For me, I’m a ballplayer. That’s what I do. That’s what I’ve been doing for the final 20-one thing years. I’m not apprehensive about nothing however enjoying ball.”
Kerley has 22 catches for 217 yards and one landing this season for the Jets. He returned to the group in September after the 49ers launched him. Kerley spent the primary 5 years with the Jets, who drafted him within the fifth spherical of the 2011 draft.
Kerley was requested if he’s within the appeals course of.
“It’s protected to imagine something,” he replied.
Bowles stated the Jets are usually not apprehensive about dropping Kerley earlier than Thursday’s recreation. They’re prepared if a suspension is handed down Wednesday.
“We’ve received different guys taking reps in there,” Bowles stated. “We’re ready both method.”