It’s gone from bad to worse for the Jets and right tackle Mekhi Becton.Becton suffered a knee cap and patella injury that is expected to sideline him for at least a chunk of the 2022 campaign, if not the entire season.

Becton suffered a small chip-sized fracture in his surgically repaired right knee. The lineman is set to undergo more tests to determine the true extent of his injured knee, but according to Hughes, the Jets are bracing for the worst.new jersey devils trikot

However, that MRI ended up showing that the injury was far more troublesome than initially believed. In fact, there’s fear that Becton may have suffered additional damage beyond the knee cap and patella injuries, per Hughes.Weiß Herren Chicago Blackhawks Trikot

This is poor timing for both Becton and the Jets. The lineman had already lost out on the left tackle competition to George Fant, but it sounds like the Jets were still committed to their former first-round pick as their right tackle.

Ahead of an offseason decision about his fifth-year option, this was going to be a pivotal third year for Becton. The No. 11 overall pick in the 2020 draft, Becton showed his potential in 14 games (13 starts) as a rookie. He suffered a dislocated kneecap and MCL damage during Week 1 of the 2021 campaign, knocking him out for the rest of the season.

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