Breaking Down the New York Jets’ Running Backs


Published: March 31, 2009

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... will attempt to fill with their six draft choices.

In preparation for the draft, I am going to go through each of the positions on the roster and examine what they currently have, who they could add through free agency, and who they could potentially draft.

Today, I will look at their running backs:

New York Jets Current Running Backs:

1. Thomas Jones - Jones is coming off a career year but has missed the Jets voluntary workouts in protest of his contract. It remains to be seen if he will skip anything mandatory, and if he does how the Jets will respond.

Jones is a legit No. 1 back but is over 30 years old, and the Jets philosophy is not to re- negotiate contracts with veterans. If Rex Ryan wants the running game he has talked about all offseason, he is going to need Jones on the team, so I think something will be worked out.


2. Leon Washington - The Jets are currently working on extending thei...

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