Jul 28, 2021; Florham Park, NJ, United States; New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton (77) looks on during training camp at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

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Jets LT Mekhi Becton (knee) carted to locker room

New York Jets starting left tackle Mekhi Becton was carted off the field after a knee injury in the third quarter of Sunday’s season opener at Carolina.

The Jets said the 2020 first-round draft pick was doubtful to return.

Becton, 22, was injured on the same play that rookie quarterback Zach Wilson tossed his first NFL touchdown pass, a 22-yarder to Corey Davis with 1:35 left in the third quarter.

Players took a knee on the field as trainers and head coach Robert Saleh attended to Becton, who limped off the field with assistance before being loaded onto a cart.

Becton started 13 of his 14 games as a rookie in 2020.

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