The No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, Garrett has already missed four games with a badly sprained right ankle and now he’ll sit out again.
Team officials and coach Hue Jackson had been hoping Garrett would be well enough to make the trip, but he stayed behind Thursday night when the team departed for its first regular-season game abroad.
“Myles is a great player,” linebacker Christian Kirksey said Wednesday. “He’s just coming off the edge, bringing the extra spark to the defense, being that guy that can go out there and make an impact play. That’s definitely something that we’ll miss.”
Garrett was placed in concussion protocol on Tuesday after he arrived at the team’s facility not feeling well. The 21-year-old recorded a sack on Sunday and didn’t have any symptoms until two days later.
He finished with three sacks, four tackles for loss and 10 quarterback hits in 15 games, with one start. He started two of three postseason games and registered a sack, a tackle for a loss and three quarterback hits.
New York Jets cornerback Buster Skrine suffered his third concussion in the past two years and might not play Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
Skrine was injured last Sunday, but he played the entire game. He didn’t report symptoms NFL Jerseys From China until Monday morning, according to coach Todd Bowles.
With 7:32 remaining in the 31-28 loss to the Miami Dolphins, Skrine collided with wide receiver New Nike NFL Jerseys Leonte Carroo on a “pick” play near the goal line. Skrine’s helmet came off and he got up slowly, but he remained in the game.