The injury originally occurred in week 2 against the Buffalo Bills. Despite that, he did play every snap in week 3 against the Kansas City Chiefs, catching just one pass in that one. On the year, Decker had nine catches for 194 yards and two touchdowns in three games.
New York replaced Decker on the roster by signing cornerback Nick Marshall from the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad.
In other NFL news, the Detroit Lions have added some help in their backfield, signing veteran running back Justin Forsett on Tuesday. The 30-year-old worked out for Detroit earlier in the day, and the sent out a tweet to announced the deal. He has 102 games of NFL experience, rushing for 3,697 yards and 18 touchdowns with the Seahawks, Jaguars, and Ravens.
Baltimore waived Forsett earlier this year after two-plus seasons together, giving the starting job to Terrance West. The running back ran for a career-best 1,266 yards and eight touchdowns with the Ravens in 2014.
The Lions needed the help after losing Ameer Abdullah to a long-term injury last month. They are playing with Theo Riddick and Zach Zenner on the roster, while rookie Dwayne Washington deals with an ankle injury. It has been another injury-deplete season, to say the least, especially when it comes to the run game, and the Lions are hoping Forsett will help bring more excitement on the ground.