FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Nick Folk has patiently waited over nine months to kick in an NFL game again.
Fully healed from a quadriceps injury that cut short his season, and facing yet another challenge for his job, the veteran kicker is eager to walk onto the field at MetLife Stadium on Thursday night when the New York Jets take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in the teams' preseason opener.
"I'm ready to play," Folk said. "I've been ready to play since the beginning of OTAs. It'll be good for me to get back out there and kind of get the juices flowing again. I'm good and feel good out there."
Folk has certainly looked good during training camp, consistently...