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Dee Milliner suffers potentially serious leg injury at Jets training camp

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Milliner was having a good training camp and played well against the Colts in his first 2013 preseason game.

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The Alabama stigma sadly continues.

Ever since Nick Saban became the head coach of the Crimson tide, the school has produced many highly-touted first-round picks. Two of them are current Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick - the 17th-overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft - and Dee Milliner - the 9th-overall pick of New York Jets in 2013. Milliner became the third Alabama cornerback in four years selected in the first round, after Kirkpatrick Kareem Jackson of the Houston Texans.

Unfortunately, all of them have been underwhelming to this point, mainly due to injuries, and it looks like Milliner is hurt again.

Milliner was having a good training camp and played well against the Indianapolis Colts in his first 2013 preseason game, highlighted by a couple of nice pass breakups and a near-interception.

"He's doing a great job," Ryan said. "I would have loved to see him come up with that interception, but he made a great play."

Making matters worse is that this is just the latest injury to a Jets secondary already banged up.