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Eric LeGrand visits Jets

Updated: August 19, 2011, 1:56 AM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- After Eric LeGrand watched the New York Jets practice Thursday afternoon, they beckoned for the young Rutgers player from the middle of the field.

He pointed his motorized wheelchair at the scrum, which soon enveloped him. After some words, former Rutgers teammate Jamaal Westerman handed him a green Jets football jersey with the No. 52 and the name LeGrand sewn onto the back.

For one afternoon, he was one of them.

"It's unfortunate I got here, but ...

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