The New York Jets are “excited” about the shape Mekhi Becton is in
According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, Becton will be removed from the PUP list once he passes a physical.
Becton’s nutritionist, Ann Claiborne, provided an optimistic review of Becton’s progress throughout the offseason.
“He has slimmed down a lot,” Claiborne said. “He’s looking good, feeling good. Knee is doing a lot better. He is excited to play. I’m proud of my guy.”
Update on Mekhi Becton (PUP list) from personal nutritionist, Ann Claiborne:
“He has slimmed down a lot. He’s looking good, feeling good. Knee is doing a lot better. He is excited to play. I’m proud of my guy.”
Becton will be removed from PUP once he passes physical. #Jets
— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) July 26, 2022
Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that “it sounds like Mekhi Becton has been working hard since minicamp”, and that the Jets “are excited about the shape he is in.”
As camp opens, it sounds like Mekhi Becton has been working hard since minicamp. Jets are excited about the shape he is in.
— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) July 26, 2022
The Jets will not be holding practice today, as they will solely be holding conditioning tests. Several players will be available for the media later in the day. The first practice will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, July 27).
Rookies reported to training camp last Tuesday, but no on-field work has taken place.
Now that the 2022 season is officially underway, things will begin moving quickly. The Jets’ first preseason game is only 17 days away, as they will pay a visit to the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, August 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Gang Green’s first training camp practice that is open to fans will take place this Saturday, July 30. Six more practices open to fans will follow, including the Green & White Scrimmage at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, August 6.