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Decker injures hamstring, set for tests

GREEN BAY -- The New York Jets suffered a potentially costly injury Sunday, as wide receiver Eric Decker exited in the fourth quarter with a hamstring injury.

It's the same hamstring that nagged Decker throughout training camp, except this time the injury is believed to be more severe. He will have tests Monday, presumably an MRI. Asked the severity, Decker said curtly, "Don't know. Find out tomorrow." He said the injury is "hard to gauge."

Decker walked off the field clutching his right hamstring. He went to the trainers' table on the sideline, where doctors tried to stretch out his leg.

Clearly, the Jets would miss Decker, their No. 1 receiver, the $36 million free agent. He was their leading receiver in the 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers, catching four passes for 63 yards and a touchdown. He scored on a 29-yard slant-and-go. On the downside, he also had a killer drop.

The passing attack revolved around Decker and Jeremy Kerley. They were targeted 15 times; the other wideouts and tight ends were targeted a total of seven times. David Nelson was a non-factor, with only one late catch.

The Jets reported no other injuries.