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Mike Goodson: 'It seems like forever' since I last played

Jets running back Mike Goodson rushes upfield during

(Credit: James Escher)

For Mike Goodson, playing football feels “like forever” ago.

After serving a four-game suspension for an offseason arrest on weapons and drugs charges, the running back is anxious to get back on the practice field and see live action in games.

Goodson said he isn’t yet sure what his role will be, “but whatever they’ve got, I’m ready for it,” he added.

The Jets – who signed him...

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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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