Nose tackle Kenrick Ellis suffered an medial collateral ligament sprain in Monday night's 23-17 loss to the Houston Texans and could miss two games, ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini reported. An already struggling run defense has now lost a 346-pound presence in the middle. The unit was already without the team's best player in cornerback Darrelle Revis.
Things could have been worse, though. Early concerns were that Ellis had suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury.
So, there's that.