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10:16 AM ET 08.24 | Tone Time has finally arrived. The Jets moved top wide receiver Santonio Holmes to the active roster last night from the physically unable to perform list, meaning it is possible he will be ready for the team???s season opener against the Buccaneers on Sept. 8. Holmes missed all of training camp as he recovered from a Lisfranc injury in his left foot that required two surgeries. Many people around the team felt Holmes was milking the injury to avoid training camp, which ended Thursday. Their suspicions seem justified with Holmes being pronounced healthy a day later. A source told The Post this week Holmes had been cleared to begin practicing, but he told the Jets he was not ready to return. Holmes, 29, missed all but four games last year. On a team in need of wide receivers, he is an established veteran who can be a game changer if healthy.

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August 24, 2013  10:19 AM ET

It Won't Matter, Bros.

August 24, 2013  10:27 AM ET

Jets activate Santonio Holmes

It'd be better if they could activate Sanchez.

August 24, 2013  11:50 AM ET

A QB who is only marginally more mobile than the Tin Man and a lame WR. It's going to be a long season in New York.

August 24, 2013  11:57 AM ET

NY Jets = hilarious train wreck.

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August 24, 2013  12:19 PM ET

Even Sherlock Holmes couldn't figure this team out.

August 24, 2013  12:21 PM ET

Activate? ooops! My bad, I thought it was RID-X Setic Tank spam. I was thinking the writer was way over the line..

August 24, 2013  12:28 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Activate? ooops! My bad, I thought it was RID-X Setic Tank spam. I was thinking the writer was way over the line..

I'm so glad to live in America, where each of us can have his own opinion.

I thought it was about yogurt.

August 24, 2013  12:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

I'm so glad to live in America, where each of us can have his own opinion.I thought it was about yogurt.

Activia....Cannot believe people actually eat that stuff....sorry if you do, but that is the stuff we threw out of the fridge when I was a kid. Something had gone bad..

August 24, 2013  01:51 PM ET
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....sorry if you do, but that is the stuff we threw out of the fridge when I was a kid. Something had gone bad..

Which, of course, brings us full circle back to the New York Jets.

August 24, 2013  06:03 PM ET

Now if Santanio can catch some of his words and keep them in his mouth.....he'll be a great receiver!!!

August 24, 2013  06:14 PM ET

Glad he is back, can't wait to see him get flattened....

August 24, 2013  06:19 PM ET
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Glad he is back, can't wait to see him get flattened....

Really? Big Ben doesnt want to see Ray especially with Haleys 7 step throws downfield!!! Death Wish 7!!

August 24, 2013  06:33 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Now if Santanio can catch some of his words and keep them in his mouth.....he'll be a great receiver!!!

Damn Im poetic and didnt know it!!!

 
August 25, 2013  11:41 AM ET

Creepy, are you from Nantucket?

Perfect for Holmes, just in time to get hung out across the middle by Smith for more time in the hospital.

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