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Source: Erik Ainge being treated

Updated: August 5, 2010, 8:46 AM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

CORTLAND, N.Y. -- New York Jets backup quarterback Erik Ainge has entered a facility to be treated for substance abuse, a source with knowledge of the situation told ESPNNewYork.com on Wednesday.

The team put him on the reserved/non-injured list last week. This wouldn't be the first time Ainge has sought help for substance abuse. He missed several weeks during OTAs in April 2009. That came during a time when coach Rex Ryan said Ainge would be competing with Brett Ratliff and Kellen Clemens ...

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