Hilliard's season is done after he suffered a broken scapula during Tuesday's practice, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported Wednesday, citing a source. ProFootballTalk was first to report that Hilliard is scheduled for surgery on the fractured shoulder blade.
Hilliard, who played in 12 games with the Jets last season, was no lock to make the team. Bohanon, New York's seventh-round draft pick, was edging the veteran in first-team reps. What the Jets like about the 6-foot-1, 246-pound Bohanon is his potential pass-catching ability. He pulled down 51 receptions for 405 yards and seven touchdowns while working as a tight end and H-back at Wake Forest.Around The League Podcast" is now available on iTunes! Click here to listen and subscribe.