After unexcused absence, Dimitri Patterson meets with Jets

After an unexcused absence for two days, New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson met with coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik on Sunday night.

That's all the team had to say on the m atter.

The Jets didn't know where Pattterson was for days after he didn't show up for the game Friday night and was unreachable.

The Jets may discipline Patterson.

Patterson's absence remains unexplained at least publicly.

"Without putting an APB out, you're trying everything you can," Ryan said. "You're trying all the numbers you have, you name it. Obviously, as the game wore on, we still had a major concern."

Idzik said it wasn't a legal matter.

"Not to my knowledge," he said. "We have a very cursory knowledge of what's going on. That's the extent of it. We know he's okay and haven't been able to communicate with him. That's it in a nut shell."

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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