Jason Trusnik wins award, injury update

Admin - September 30, 2009

LB Jason Trusnik was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for games played the third week of the 2009 season (September 27-28). This is Trusnik’s first career Player of the Week Award. In the first quarter, he forced a fumble when he knocked the ball loose from Titans KR Ryan Mouton and recovered the ball at the Titans 19-yard line. The Jets scored five plays later to take a 14-0 lead. Through Week 3, Trusnik is tied for a team-high six tackles on special teams. The last Jet to win AFC Special Teams Player of the Week was RB/KR Leon Washington in 2008 (Week 11).

WR Jerricho Cotchery was among the nominees for AFC Offensive Player of the Week, while LB David Harris was among the nominees for AFC Defensive Player of the Week. Cotchery had eight receptions for 108 yards (13.5 average) with one touchdown. Harris registered five tackles, one sack and one interception.

According to the New York Daily News, CB Lito Sheppard (quad), CB Donald Strickland (ankle), S Jim Leonhard (knee) and LB Larry Izzo (undisclosed) did not practice this morning.