Originally written June 07, 2013 on Football Nation:
“Phew, Finally!” Those are quite possibly the words Chris Ivory spoke when he realized the job is finally his (to lose) as the lead running back in New York. And that’s really the truth. It’s his to lose.I know what you’re thinking. “The Jets are horrendously awful and won’t move the chains enough to produce a stable running game.” Yes, this is possible if they truly are THAT bad this season. But you aren’t going to have to pay a hefty premium for Ivory in this years draft in most leagues, so why not roll with the guy?  After all, SOMEONE has to get all these carries.Take a chance on Ivory. There’s definitely a silver lining with this guy. He’s proved (when given the brief opportunity in New Orleans) that he has “every down back” potential, and the dude runs HARD and doesn’t go down easily. He’s a 6-foot, 220-pound explosive back who has shown breakaway speed in the open field. If you recall, two seasons ago, he was a lovely surprise to many fantasy owners that picked this guy u
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