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Bilal Powell prepared to carry Jets' running game vs. Titans

Buffalo Bills strong safety Da'Norris Searcy (no. 25)

(Credit: Lee S. Weissman)

Rex Ryan admitted this week that Bilal Powell often doesn’t get the credit he deserves.

But even the Jets weren’t sure about the state of their running game this past offseason. So new general manager John Idzik signed free agent Mike Goodson in March and traded away a fourth-round pick a month later to snag ex-Saint Chris Ivory during the draft.

But as the Jets (2-1) head into their...

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Bilal Powell returns to Jets practice

New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32)

(Credit: AP)

The best indication about the Jets’ readiness for Buffalo is that no one was confined to a stationary bike during the portion of Thursday’s practice the media was allowed to watch. Wide receiver Santonio Holmes jumped on a bike as the media was leaving, but that’s part of his regular maintenance routine.

Running back Bilal Powell, who missed Wednesday’s practice with an illness, was back at...

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