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Jets LT Duane Brown placed on IR with hip injury

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will have a new blindside protector this week, as left tackle Duane Brown was ruled out Saturday with a hip injury and placed on injured reserve.

The Jets haven't said who will replace Brown on Sunday against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium, but one strong possibility is Mekhi Becton, who started the first two games at right tackle.

This comes at an inopportune time for the Jets (1-1), who have a struggling backup quarterback and an offensive line that allowed a league-high pressure percentage (57.