New York Jets position preview: Running Backs

The New York Jets currently house five running backs on their roster, exactly four days before they open up the 2016 preseason at MetLife Stadium against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Chris Ivory, the starting tail back for Gang Green last season, will be suiting up for the Thursday night game. Only this time, he will be sporting a Jaguar jersey. Ivory signed a 5 year deal worth $32...
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Chris Ivory says he ‘could have played more’ against Bills

The Jets suffered one of their most gut-wrenching losses in franchise history on Sunday, and one of their best offensive players was inexplicably riding the bench for much of the game. Chris Ivory, who battled a knee injury in practice all week, rushed just six times for 81 yards against the Bills. Stevan Ridley, who had 36 carries this season after making his debut on Nov. 11,...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Ivory: I am ‘definitely’ a top-five NFL running back

Chris Ivory is well on his way to the first 1,000-yard season of his career, and you could make the case that the New York Jets running back is one of the most underrated players in football at his position. And unless you would place him in the top five of NFL backs, Ivory thinks you have him ranked too low. In an interview with Brooke Cersosimo of, Ivory said he feels...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Ivory trucks six Dolphins defenders on TD run

The Miami Dolphins have once again become a joke in South Florida after raising fans’ hopes in the preseason only to crush them when reality set in. With the Dolphins trailing 28-7 in the fourth quarter, New York Jets running back Chris Ivory wanted to rub some salt in the wound with a 31-yard run that featured six Dolphins players failing to bring him down. 1..2..3..4..5....
Via Gamedayr
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Ivory proves superstar talent once again in Week 6

Chris Ivory came into the 2015 season as the No. 1 running back for the New York Jets and has been very impressive so far this year. He has been an absolute superstar for his team and there is no question that the Jets are lucky to have him as one of the leaders of their offense. This afternoon against the Washington Redskins, Ivory once again showed off the superstar talent that...
Via This Given Sunday
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall calls Chris Ivory the ‘best running back’ in NFL

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall believes teammate Chris Ivory ranks among the best running backs in the NFL. And he won’t hesitate to tout the reasons he believes that’s the case. “He’s already the best running back in the league right now,” Marshall said about Ivory Wednesday, via the New York Daily News. “I just watch the tape,” he said. “Speed....
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Johnson to the Jets: What does it mean for fantasy owners?

The New York Jets added to their running back core Wednesday afternoon with the signing of former Tennessee Titan Chris Johnson. The two-year deal has a base salary of $8 million with incentives, but the second year is a team option according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. It’s a low-risk, high reward move for the Jets, but what does it mean for fantasy owners? It should reduce the...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Chris Ivory should get more playing time in 2014

It may not be the offseason for some teams, but the NFL season is surely over for the New York Jets. That means we’ll be running out a series of reflective articles here at cover32, peering back on some of the best and worse moments of the Jets’ 2013 season. Today, we look at one Jet who deserves more playing time, Chris Ivory. Ivory was hobbled at the start of the season and...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Interview: New York Jets Running Back Chris Ivory

TOJ’s Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio got to interview New York Jets Running Back Chris Ivory at the XBox One Loft today. A big thank you to Marc Sousa for allowing us a chance to interview The Kraken. You started out slow this year, but really picked it up after about Week 7. The Jets acquired you for a 4th round draft choice. What would you say to the fans that clamored for Idzik...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets look to win 2 in a row

The New York Jets travel to Carolina this week to take on the (9-3) Panthers. The Jets sit outside the AFC playoff picture at (6-7) with three must-win-games left on their schedule. Geno Smith will need to close to perfect to pull off the upset for the Jets on Sunday. Geno Smith and the Jets offense will face their toughest test of the season Sunday. Carolina defense is one of the...
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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