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Could Cedric Benson be coming to the New York Jets? I think it’s a strong possibility and would work out great for both sides. Here's why it would be advantageous for both the Jets and the former Bengals rusher. Veteran reliable back: Cedric Benson is no longer a number one tail back, but the Jets will not ask him to be one. The Jets have Shonn Greene as the starting back hoping he can have a bounce back year. If Greene goes down, they'll need a proven running back to step in. Don’t get me wrong, I think Joe McKnight will be a nice compliment and could be what the Jets are missing, but what if he isn’t the answer. You can’t have a run heavy team with only one proven running back. If you bring in Benson, he and McKnight can battle for reps. Best Case: Benson returns to his former self-running behind 3 Pro Bowl offensive linemen. The Jets may need help at RT, but people tend to forget how strong the center to the left tackle is. Worst case: Benson doesn’t work out. The Jets...
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