DL Leonard Williams missed Thursday's Jets practice due to a "sore back," according to Todd Bowles. (NY Daily News)
"He just woke up like that," the head coach said, per the Daily News. Bowles did not say how the sudden issue impacts Williams' availability on Sunday against the Colts.
Williams, a vital piece to the Jets' defense, enjoyed his best game of the year in Week 5 against the Broncos with two sacks.
The defensive lineman joined CB Trumaine Johnson (quad), CB Buster Skrine (concussion), WR Charone Peake (hamstring), LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (foot) and QB Terrelle Pryor (non-injury) on Thursday's "did not practice" list. (The Athletic's Connor Hughes)
WR Andre Roberts (elbow/foot), C Spencer Long (knee/finger), S Marcus Maye (ankle/foot), S Doug Middleton (hamstring) and WR Neal Sterling (concussion) were limited in practice.