Beyond that, the timeline for Janis’ return from his fractured right hand remains open ended.
“He won’t practice this week,” McCarthy said before Sunday’s practice. “I really haven’t talked to [team physician Dr.] Pat [McKenzie] as far as the specifics of his timeline and so forth. He will not be available this week.”
Considering Janis has a broken bone in his hand, the expectation is that he will miss much more time, perhaps even the entire preseason, putting in question whether he would be available for the Sept. 11 regular-season opener at Jacksonville.