Santonio Holmes inching closer to return

Wide receiver has foot injury Aaron Wilson

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New York Jets starting wide receiver Santonio Holmes might be inching closer to his return from a Lisfranc foot injury.

"Hopefully, we're getting close," general manager John Idzik told WFAN today, according to ESPN New York.

Holmes has been running and cutting and displaying "functional movement," and has been running on grass, according to Idzik.

, showing "functional movement," as Idzik described it. Holmes also is running on grass, according to Idzik.

Holmes remains on the physically unable to perform list.

He had surgery last October.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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