HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) – New York Jets wide receiver Tim Dwight was placed on injured reserve Saturday, ending his season because of a foot injury.

Receiver Wallace Wright was activated from the practice squad to fill the roster spot.

Dwight, in his ninth NFL season, was listed as questionable all week for New York’s game at Green Bay with foot and thigh injuries, and didn’t fully participate in practice. The speedy 31-year-old receiver had 16 catches – nine on third-down plays – for 112 yards and was the team’s primary punt returner with a 10.4-yard average. He also had the Jets’ longest run from scrimmage this season, a 28-yard scramble on a reverse against Chicago two weeks ago.

Dwight played with Atlanta, San Diego and New England before signing as a free agent with New York during the offseason.

Wright signed as a rookie free agent in May after four seasons with North Carolina, serving primarily as a kick returner. He was waived before the season after spending training camp with the Jets, but was signed to the practice squad Sept 6.

AP-ES-12-02-06 1654EST


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