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Thu, 30 Oct 2003 07:42:53 -0800
Updating previous reports, George Sipple, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions have placed P John Jett (calf) on the injured reserve list, officially ending his season.
Wed, 29 Oct 2003 12:26:06 -0800
ESPNews reports Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) will miss the remainder of the 2003 season with a calf injury.
Tue, 28 Oct 2003 08:06:05 -0800
Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) does appear to be close to returning to action. Jett, who injured his calf on Oct. 3, has already missed the team's last three games.
Sun, 26 Oct 2003 09:01:48 -0800
The Detroit Lions have declared RB Avon Cobourne, WR Charles Rogers, DL Cory Redding, LB Donte Curry, WR Eddie Drummond, P John Jett, QB Ty Detmer, OT Victor Rogers inactive for Week 8.
Thu, 23 Oct 2003 08:26:35 -0700
According to DetroitLions.com, the Detroit Lions have ruled P John Jett (calf) out for Sunday's, Oct. 26, game against the Chicago Bears.
Sun, 19 Oct 2003 09:04:25 -0700
The Detroit Lions have declared RB Avon Cobourne, WR Charles Rogers, DL Cory Redding, LB Donte Curry, WR Eddie Drummond, P John Jett, QB Ty Detmer, OT Victor Rogers inactive for Week 7.
Tue, 14 Oct 2003 07:58:15 -0700
Updating previous reports, Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports that it appears Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) could be sidelined for several weeks. Jett, who missed three games with a similar injury to his calf in 2001, said this injury is worse. "I can't even walk right now," Jett said. He is currently using crutches to get around and is unable to straighten his injured right leg.
Tue, 14 Oct 2003 07:27:54 -0700
Updating previous reports, James Royer, of DetroitLions.com, reports Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) is expected to miss Sunday's, Oct. 19, game against the Dallas Cowboys. "We have to determine what we're going to do with the punting situation," head coach Steve Mariucci said. "That's still a little bit up in the air. I don't think we're going to have John Jett in this game. It's just going to be a matter of do we sign a punter for a couple games here or just continue with Jason?" The Lions currently have an open roster spot, as they have decided to keep DL Luther Elliss on the non-football injury list.
Thu, 09 Oct 2003 08:24:26 -0700
Updating previous reports, James Royer, of DetroitLions.com, reports the Detroit Lions, who have looked at a total of six punters over the last two days, could bring more in on Monday, Oct. 13. "We may even bring in a few more punters on Monday," head coach Steve Mariucci said. "If somebody really impresses us we may sign a guy and punt him for a week or two – that's a possibility." The Lions decision to sign a punter to fill in for injured P John Jett (calf) will depend primarily on how long Jett will be out, which is currently uncertain.
Wed, 08 Oct 2003 11:21:32 -0700
Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) didn't practice Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Tue, 07 Oct 2003 07:17:05 -0700
Detroit Lions head coach Steve Mariucci said that P John Jett (calf) will remain questionable for the Oct. 19 game against the Dallas Cowboys following this week's BYE. "Evidently he's done this before, a couple years ago, you may remember, and missed a few weeks," Mariucci said. "We'll have to see how it progresses."
Mon, 06 Oct 2003 07:34:58 -0700
Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions President Matt Millen said the team will begin looking at punters on Monday, Oct. 6, as insurance against P John Jett's (calf) injury lingering. Millen said the team did not have time to sign a replacement for Sunday's, Oct. 5, game against the San Francisco 49ers. PK Jason Hanson handled the duties.
Sun, 05 Oct 2003 12:16:38 -0700
The Detroit Lions have declared DL Cory Redding, LB Donte Curry, WR Eddie Drummond, P John Jett, WR Shawn Jefferson, FS Terrence Holt, OT Victor Rogers inactive for Week 5.
Sun, 05 Oct 2003 07:38:23 -0700
Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) injured his calf muscle in practice Friday, Oct. 3, and is now listed as questionable for Week 5.
Thu, 20 Dec 2001 06:59:00 -0800
The Detroit News reports Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) returned to practice yesterday. If Jett has a setback, P Leo Araguz, released Tuesday, likely would be re-signed.
Mon, 17 Dec 2001 20:07:29 -0800
Curt Sylvester reports for the Detroit Free Press that the Detroit Lions won't know until Wednesday on the condition of WR Larry Foster (knee). Foster banged up his knee over the weekend. The team may have WR Bert Emanuel (knee) and P John Jett (calf) back on the field against Pittsburgh this weekend.
Fri, 14 Dec 2001 07:23:52 -0800
Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com Detroit Lions coach Marty Mornhinweg said Thursday that recently signed DBs Ray McElroy and Marty Carter could both play against the Vikings Sunday. P John Jett (calf) will not play Sunday.
Thu, 06 Dec 2001 06:25:03 -0800
Tom Kowalski reports for mlive.com Detroit Lions P John Jett (calf) will probably be held out of this week's game.
Thu, 22 Nov 2001 13:56:13 -0800
The Associated Press reports Detroit Lions CB Bryant Westbrook had to leave today's game with a calf injury. Updating an earlier story, P John Jett's injury has also been diagnosed as a calf injury.
Thu, 22 Nov 2001 12:35:33 -0800
Detroit Lions P John Jett has left today's game with an unspecified leg injury. Trainers were looking at his calf and Achilles'.
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 23:13:59 -0800
The Washington Post reports Oakland Raiders QB Rich Gannon suffered a third degree separation of his left shoulder, the result of a hit by Ravens DT Tony Siragusa in Sunday's game. He will need surgery to repair his shoulder and will have to miss the Pro Bowl in early February. The Raiders felt Siragusa's hit was inexcusable, not to mention illegal. "I thought it was a late hit," Gannon said. "I thought it was uncalled for. The ball came out [an incomplete pass to John Jett], and I was real shocked there wasn't a flag. I hope the NFL will review it. I just thought it was a bad, bad shot." Gannon added he was not sure his presence in the game would have made a difference in the final result.