BILAL POWELL RUMORS & GOSSIP
Welcome back to the TOJ Running Back Grade Sheet for the New York Jets. There were some good and some bad things from the running backs on Monday, and we will highlight those. Let’s get to the running backs.
Total Carries: 20
Total Rushing Yards: 91
Total Yards Per Carry: 4.5
Total Touches: 26
Total Yards: 149
Total Yards Per Touch: 5.7
Chris Ivory: A
Former Louisville running back Bilal Powell is going up against some stiff competition this season within the New York Jets backfield.
Powell had his best season as a professional in 2013-14 where played in every game for the Jets and started more than half of the time. He finished with 697 yards on the season, averaging four yards per carry.
In his fourth season...
New York Jets training camp is going as smoothly as a New York Jets training camp can be expected to go. There’s drama, but it’s no Sanchez v. Tebow. There’s chatter, but is anyone truly surprised?
But more than anything else, training camp is about who is performing well and who is not. With the Jets’ first preseason game a mere five days away (hosting Indianapolis this...
NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported two things about the New York Jets last night, but they sounded funny together in the same sentence.
Rapoport tweeted the following:
“Mentioned earlier the #Jets are looking to trade up. Their target is the Top 10, and I’m told they are very hot on #LSU WR Odell Beckham.”
If you follow me on Twitter @Adam_Zielonka, you know I was very skeptical...
He refused to take a pay cut. His relationship with the Tennessee Titans seemed irreparable. Finally, Chris Johnson was released Friday.
After a week of discussion about DeSean Jackson’s release (for an entirely different reason) and about whether the Jets ought to try to sign him, another new offensive weapon hits free agency and becomes the biggest name, the only name to talk...
Here are my list of players that have more than favorable fantasy match-ups and should be starting on your fantasy team week 6. Tampa Bay WR Mike Williams vs Eagles secondary Williams turned out to be one of rookie QB Mike Glennon’s more reliable targets in the intermediate against the stubborn Arizona Defense […]
The New York Jets have shocked many people around the NFL with their 2-1 start this season.
Geno Smith is doing everything he can to gain the respect of his teammates
Many people had the Jets down and out before the season even started. People predicted the Jets would end up being the worst team in the league when the regular season came to its completion. However, the New York Jets...
Former Louisville running back Bilal Powell is entering his third season in the National Football League with the New York Jets. Powell played in just two games as a rookie in 2011 and had an increased role during his second season in the league, playing in 14 games, averaging 30 yards per contest. In year three, Powell is expected to have a breakout season.
Jets head coach Rex...
Despite being the New York Jets best running back down the stretch last season, Bilal Powell is frequently the forgotten man when it comes to discussing the running back position in 2013. He isn’t a flashy player and is never going to turn heads with his natural ability but there will be a role for Powell on the 2013 Jets because of his steadiness and versatility.
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It was a disappointing rookie season in 2011 for New York Jets running back Bilal Powell. As a fourth round selection, there was a hope he could make some type of impact or impression when given the opportunity. In the pre-season he failed to impress with 28 carries for 62 yards, burying himself on the depth chart behind Shonn Greene, LaDainian Tomlinson and Joe McKnight. About halfway...