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John Abraham update

Pro Bowl defensive end John Abraham, who has missed the last three games with a knee injury, is unofficially listed as "questionable" for the Jets game against St. Louis.<p>

According to the NFL, "questionable" means a player has a 50-50 chance to play.

However, that doesn't seem to be the case with Abraham, who told JetsConfidential.com he won't be ready to go by Sunday.

"I'm not playing this week," said Abraham, who has an LCL sprain in his right knee. "I'm still rehabbing and getting on track."

Abraham is aiming to get back for the post-season, if the Jets get that far.

"My goal is to be ready for the first playoff game," said Abraham.

But with the Jets-St. Louis game this Sunday having major playoff implications for the Jets, is Abraham thinking about trying to suit up?

"Even if I played, I wouldn't help the team," said Abraham. "I'm not full speed. I need to get to 85-90 percent. We aren't playing chess."

So where is Abraham in his recovery?

"I'm getting better," said Abraham. "I'm walking better. I'm getting more comfortable with the injury. It's improving every week."

Bryan Thomas has done a good job filling in for Abraham, especially against the run. But the Jets do miss Abraham's ability to finish off sacks, something Thomas and fellow defensive end Shaun Ellis don't excel at.

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