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BILAL POWELL RUMORS & GOSSIP

AP source: Jets re-sign Bilal Powell to 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets have re-signed running back Bilal Powell to a one-year contract. Powell, a fourth-round draft pick out of Louisville in 2011, ran for 141 yards and a touchdown on 33 carries as a backup to both Chris Ivory and Chris Johnson. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Jets hadn...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Jets Re-Sign Bilal Powell

The New York Jets continued their activity in the hours leading up to the official start of free agency by reaching an agreement with running back Bilal Powell that will keep him in green and white. The 5th year RB out of Louisville was relegated to a very small role in the offense in 2014 despite showing in 2013 that he can be a 3-down back. With Chris Johnson being cut after just...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Re-Sign RB Bilal Powell

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets have agreed to terms with RB Bilal Powell. Mehta adds that Powell was contemplating a reunion with Rex Ryan in Buffalo, but ultimately chose to stay with the Jets. There was talk that Bills could bring in Powell and get rid of Bryce Brown, but it ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Options at running back

The New York Jets have questions at the running back position after releasing Chris Johnson, declining the one year remaining on his contract. Chris Jonson’s statistics were underwhelming to say the least. He ran for just 663 yard with an average of 4.3 yards per carry and just one touchdown. With the release of Johnson, the Jets are likely to add someone else in what looks to...
Via isportsweb.com
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Bilal Powell Making The Most Of His Opportunities In The Preseason

Photo: ESPN.com 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...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Biggest winners in camp so far

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Too Many New York Jets Draft Rumors: Trading into Top 10?

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...
Via isportsweb.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson released – why the New York Jets should sign him

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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: The future of the Jets’ offense

Every Wednesday, we will be running #32chat, an opportunity for fans and readers alike to get their questions about all things Jets answered. To get your questions into future mailbags, tweet them at @cover32_NYJ with the hashtag #32chat. Is the Powell-Ivory combination one the Jets should keep together for 2014? – Rob, (Hoboken, NJ) Inflexibility is never a good attribute for...
Via cover32 - Jets
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jets RB Bilal Powell throws 30 yard pass to Jeff Cumberland

The Jets postseason hopes might be dead and buried, but it looks like they’re still playing to beat Miami today and hopefully secure their head coach’s job next season. Take a look at running back Bilal Powell’s 30 yard pass to tight end Jeff Cumberland! Courtesy of gifdsports.com   Heck, maybe if Geno Smith doesn’t work out, Bilal Powell could take a snap or two! The Jets...
Via New York Sports-Kings
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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