Buffalo Bills coach Mike Mularkey did not have the results of the magnetic resonance imaging exam on Josh Reed's left knee Monday, but Mularkey suspects the injury might keep the young wide receiver out of Sunday's game against the New York Jets.
Reed was hurt after taking a blow to the knee in the first quarter of the Bills' 38-14 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Reed didn't think his injury was serious, but Mularkey fears it may be bad enough for Reed to miss some time.
"I'm thinking that way just because of how he felt (Sunday) after the game," Mularkey said. "I know he was pretty sore walking around."
If Reed can't practice this week, the Bills would be left with three healthy receivers. Drew Haddad was inactive Sunday after suffering a pulled hamstring last week. Mularkey is hopeful the University at Buffalo product will be able to practice Wednesday.
Meanwhile, cornerback Troy Vincent is expected to test his surgically repaired knee on the practice field Wednesday.
Vincent has been going through workouts with the team's trainers the past couple of weeks. Mularkey isn't sure if Vincent will participate in the entire practice.
"I think a lot of that will be how he feels," Mularkey said.
Mularkey felt good about his decision to go with Willis McGahee as the team's starting tailback.
After watching McGahee run for more than 100 yards for the second time in three weeks, Mularkey is more convinced than ever he made the right choice.
"It's kind of hard to argue that we've gotten production in the running game," Mularkey said. "Willis has made some yards when there really hasn't been (any). That was really the reason for the change in the first place. And our (offensive) line is playing better and better as we go along. The combination of the two has made us better the last few weeks."
The Bills' run of 11 consecutive home sellouts ended Sunday, but it looks like they are about to begin another streak.
The team announced that only single seats remain for Sunday's game against the Jets. Those tickets must be sold by Thursday afternoon to avoid another television blackout.
Terrence McGee's 38.3-yard average on kickoff returns against the Cardinals was the eighth highest in Bills history. His 44-yard average against the Patriots on Oct. 3 ranks sixth all time. McGee leads the NFL with a 28-yard average and is the only player with two kickoff return touchdowns. . . . McGahee had the first multitouchdown day for a Bills first-year running back since Antowain Smith did it on Sept. 21, 1997, against Indianapolis. McGahee also became the sixth first-year Bill with two 100-yard rushing games. . . . Nate Clements' 40-yard punt return Sunday was the second longest of his career. He returned a 66-yarder for a touchdown against the Colts on Nov. 4, 2001.