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Practice report: Rex wears many hats

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan served a few roles for the New York Jets during Thursday’s practice: coach, scout team member and PR man.

Ryan wore an orange cap and ran downfield as a member of the scout team on kickoff coverage. He also sported a white Jets polo shirt -- he never wears white -- in support of Sunday’s “White Out.” The team wants all of its fans to wear white to Sunday’s Week 1 opener against the Oakland Raiders at MetLife Stadium.

Mostly, it was a light practice. There was no sign of owner Woody Johnson, though GM John Idzik did come over to Ryan and give him a bro hug.

The Jets, following several weeks of training camp, preseason games and practices, look like a team that just wants to play a meaningful game already.

In the rehab area during practice were the usual suspects: DB Josh Bush (quadriceps), LB IK Enemkpali (foot), DB Dee Milliner (ankle). None of those three players is expected to play on Sunday.