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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...Read more »
It should come as no surprise the Jets are eager to get their old kick returner/running back.
Leon Washington – a fourth-round pick of the Jets, who played for the team from 2006-2009 – reportedly visited the Jets, following a trip to East Rutherford to meet the Giants earlier this week.
During his tenure with the Jets, Washington became a fan favorite. But he was unceremoniously...Read more »
CORTLAND – Before John Griffin went down with a major lower leg injury in Friday night’s preseason opener, the Jets had Joe Martinek on their radar.
The former Rutgers fullback is scheduled to work out with the team Saturday afternoon at SUNY Cortland, his agent, Donal Henderson, confirmed to Newsday.
Though Martinek’s trip upstate comes on the heels of Griffin suffering a fracture in...Read more »
CORTLAND -- Just about everyone you ask has something good to say about Bilal Powell.
“(He) is probably one of the most underrated players in the league,” quarterback Mark Sanchez said of the 5-10, 204-pound running back, who scored a touchdown during a red-zone team period with Sanchez under center.
"He’s a hell of a player and he’s just coming into his own, just trying to get...Read more »