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Jets may change guard at DE

Updated: August 2, 2011, 4:51 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- For 11 seasons, Shaun Ellis has been a fixture on the New York Jets' defensive line, outlasting three head coaches and becoming the longest-tenured player on the team.

Now, two days into training camp, it's weird to not see No. 92 out there. Ellis has been replaced -- for now, anyway -- by rookie Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets' first-round draft pick. Could it be permanent?

"He's our starting defensive end right now," coach Rex Ryan said Tuesday. "That's why we ...

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