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Jets WR Quincy Enunwa Out for Season With Neck Injury

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 08:  Quincy Enunwa #81 of the New York Jets carries the ball during the third quarter against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium on September 8, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Buffalo defeats New York 17-16.  (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
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One of Sam Darnold's favorite targets over the middle won't play another down this season.

New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa has been ruled out for the rest of the year with a neck injury. Enunwa also missed the entire 2017 season with a neck injury.

Enunwa's targets will likely be taken up by Demaryius Thomas, who was acquired yesterday from the New England Patriots.

One of the few solid picks by former GM John Idzik, Enunwa was taken in the sixth round, 209th overall, in the 2014 Draft out of Nebraska. His breakout campaign came 2016, in which he piled up 857 yards and four touchdowns.

The 6-2, 225-pound receiver figured to have a bigger role this year under Adam Gase, but it appears we won't get to see what he'll look like in that offense until 2020.

With two season-ending neck injuries on his medical sheet, you have to wonder what the future holds for Enunwa from a football perspective. Hopefully the injury isn't as bad as it looks and he'll be back to his old self next season.