"It’s going to be up to how much pain that he can take," Jets coach Rex Ryan said.
Cornerback Darrin Walls is also questionable. The Jets need an intact defense to counter an effective Denver offense led by quarterback Peyton Manning. The Jets are particularly thin at cornerback, although Antonio Allen and Dee Milliner will both be available.
The veteran Harris is a crucial part of the defense. During Friday’s walk-through he participated in drills, but not at full speed. So does he think he’ll be up to playing?
"We’ll see," Harris said.
Out: RB Montee Ball (groin). Probable: OL Michael Schofield (non-injury), RB Juwan Thompson (knee), S David Bruton (ankle), WR Andre Caldwell (knee), CB Chris Harris Jr. (knee), LB Lerentee McCray (knee), K Brandon McManus (right groin).
Doubtful: S Josh Bush (quadricep). Questionable: DB Darrin Walls (knee), LB David Harris (shoulder), WR David Nelson (ankle), WR Eric Decker (hamstring). Probable: TE Jeff Cumberland (illness), OL Willie Colon (knee), OL Nick Mangold (shoulder), DB Dee Milliner (quadricep), OL Breno Giacomini (low back), DL Damon Harrison (ankle), RB Chris Johnson (ankle).