Santonio Holmes inching closer to return

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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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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