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Injury report: Milliner out, but not out (yet)

9/3/2014

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets cornerback Dee Milliner (ankle) officially did not practice Wednesday, but coach Rex Ryan has not ruled him out for Sunday's regular season opener against the Oakland Raiders.

"I never want to rule a guy out, but let's hope he practices soon," Ryan said. "Again, he has been away for a little while. I would like to see him practice obviously, but I am not going to say he for sure will not play until we get further along. I know he is pushing hard, but that fact that he is not even limited is a little bit of a concern."

Linebacker Nick Bellore (calf) was able to practice on a limited basis Wednesday. Safety Josh Bush (quadriceps) and linebacker IK Enemkpali (foot) did not practice. Antonio Allen (concussion) was a full participant, and Ryan said the converted safety will start at one cornerback spot against the Raiders.

As for Milliner, he did do some running and agility work on the side Wednesday and looked good doing so, although he was not going full speed and not cutting.

"I don’t know yet," Milliner said, when asked if he feels good enough to play Sunday. "I’m just doing what the trainers tell me to do, but I’ve been moving around pretty good."

He declined to put a percentage on how good he feels, but said the discomfort in his ankle has almost completely subsided. "There’s a little bit there, but not like it was," Milliner said.

Here are the full official Wednesday injury reports for both the Jets and Raiders:

JETS

Full practice: DB Antonio Allen (concussion)

Limited: LB Nick Bellore (calf)

DNP: DB Josh Bush (quadriceps), LB IK Enemkpali (foot), DB Dee Milliner (ankle)

RAIDERS

Full practice: TE David Ausberry (knee), K Sebastian Janikowski (right quadriceps), CB Taiwan Jones (knee), QB Matt Schaub (right elbow), OT Menelik Watson (hip)

Limited: LB Nick Roach (concussion)

DNP: CB Chimdi Chekwa (knee)