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Antonio Allen taken out on cart; Calvin Pryor 'day to day'

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The New York Jets' already depleted secondary could take another turn depending on the condition of cornerback Antonio Allen. The Jets starter, who was converted from safety this season because the position was already so depleted, had to be taken out of the locker room on a cart with an apparent leg injury.

Allen played the entire game, but appeared to struggle afterward. The Jets didn’t provide an update to the cornerback’s condition.

Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor left the 24-17 loss to the Lions with a quad injury, and wide receiver David Nelson soon followed with an injured ankle.

Pryor was at his locker after the game and said his status would be day to day, and that he sustained the injury by taking a helmet to his leg on a hit. Nelson said he would be evaluated Monday and walked out of the locker room on his own.

Nose tackle Damon Harrison left the game briefly with an ankle injury, but returned.

Despite an injured hamstring, wide receiver Eric Decker played the entire game. Decker noted his drops and speculated that reduced practice time during the week because of the injury could have been a factor. Decker said he felt “all right” during the game.

The Jets have had issue keeping a full group at cornerback and wide receiver so far this year, and it looks like the health of those same position groups could be the focus of the upcoming week.