When Jordan Poyer walked onto the practice field on Sunday, it was without a red non-contact jersey.
Before Sunday’s practice, coach Sean McDermott said that Poyer was “trending in the right direction” and he would be surprised if the All-Pro safety, who had hyper-extended his elbow earlier in the summer, wasn’t ready to go Thursday evening.
Poyer suffered an injury on August 2, and two days later was seen on the field with a large brace on his left elbow. Poyer was inactive for all of the team’s preseason games before he returned to practice in the red non-contact jersey on August 27.
From a football side of things here at One Bills Drive, S Jordan Poyer returned to practice on a limited basis in the red, non contact jersey. He’s still recovering from an elbow injury. pic.twitter.com/Lzww8Ifu2h— Heather Prusak (@haprusak) August 27, 2022
On Sunday afternoon, after completing his first practice out of the red jersey, Poyer told reporters that he felt he was ready to play.
The 31-year-old Poyer is in his sixth season with the Bills and was part of the league’s number-one ranked defense last season.