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Salas injures hamstring

    Greg Salas apparently injured his hamstring while scoring for the Jets on Monday night.

NEW YORK >> University of Hawaii alumnus Greg Salas scored his first NFL touchdown Monday, but the play may cost him the rest of his season.

The New York Jets receiver left the game right after scoring on a 20-yard end-around reverse that opened the scoring in a 16-13 loss to the Dolphins.

On Tuesday, Jets coach Rex Ryan said Salas has a hamstring injury that "doesn’t look good." 

"I think he’s got a hamstring tear," Ryan said before backtracking. "I don’t know if it’s a tear, but he’s got a hamstring. So, we’ll see how it progresses, but that doesn’t look good."

Salas was not the only Jet hurt Monday night.

Kicker Nick Folk has a hip flexor injury and his status for the game at Minnesota on Sunday is uncertain.

The usually reliable Folk missed two field goals against Miami on Monday night, and had another kick barely clear the crossbar. Coach Rex Ryan was not sure when Folk was hurt in the Jets’ 16-13 loss or whether the injury contributed to his bad night.

"After the game, he informed us that he was having some discomfort in his hip," Ryan said. "We’ll have to monitor that throughout the week."

Folk came in with two missed field goals all season, but was wide left on a 48-yard attempt in the second quarter. His 45-yarder in the third quarter barely made it. He was then wide left again on another 45-yarder, which would have given the Jets the lead with 5:42 left.

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