Category: ‘Running Backs’

New York Jets’ Matt Forte Wants to Win First Ever NFL Rushing Title in 2016 Season
May 16th, 2016 at 1:56 PM
Throughout his entire career, mostly spent with the Chicago Bears, Matt Forte never won a rushing title in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** The closest he's ever come to winning one was in the 2013 season when he finished with second with 1,339 yards. The next best he's done in his career was 1,238...

New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton Likens RB Khiry Robinson to Chris Ivory
March 25th, 2016 at 12:00 PM
New York Jets fans might be in for a surprise with RB Khiry Robinson, a free agent they signed this offseason. Robinson spent his first several seasons with the New Orleans Saints, just like Chris Ivory, who left the Jets via free agency this year. Their former coach, Sean Payton...

New York Jets, Bilal Powell Re-Signing Made Official
March 16th, 2016 at 5:53 PM
Last week, the New York Jets said they were re-signing last season's backup running back Bilal Powell. Today, they made that signing official with an announcement on their team website. ***PHOTO1*** Powell was huge in Chris Ivory's absence last season. His ability to run and catch makes him an asset on any...

Matt Forte Says His Signing Should Entice Ryan Fitzpatrick to Return to the Jets
March 14th, 2016 at 2:30 PM
The New York Jets may have lost running back Chris Ivory in free agency (to Jacksonville) but they managed to retain Ivory's backfield mate, Bilal Powell, and reel in former Chicago Bears' star all-purpose rusher Matt Forte. ***PHOTO1*** Forte, 30, was left out to test the free agent waters by the Bears,...

New York Jets Rebuild Their Offensive Backfield with Three Sensible Free Agent Signings
March 11th, 2016 at 10:30 AM
The New York Jets faced a dilemma when they knew they could not retain running back Chris Ivory in free agency this month. They were also on the fence about being able to bring Bilal Powell back. Ivory defected to Jacksonville on a huge deal but Jets general manager Mike...