7:23 AM EDT, Tue March 31, 2015

Re-signing Bilal Powell a nice move, but where's the speed on offense?

A few thoughts on the New York Jets reaching a contract extension with running back Bilal Powell: 1. He was the Forgotten Man last season, but the new regime didn't forget about him as free agency approached. He was one of Mike Maccagnan's priorities, which might surprise some people because Powell had such a small role last season. That wasn't his fault, though. After signing Chris Johnson, the former coaching staff felt compelled to use a Johnson-Chris Ivory tandem even though Johnson never really provided any electricity.
Newsday Mar 9, 2015

Chris Johnson uncooperative after shooting, deputies say

Jets running back Chris Johnson was uncooperative with deputies who responded over the weekend to a fatal shooting that left him and a friend with bullet wounds and the driver of their car dead, according to an Orange County Sheriff's Office report released Monday.
Newsday Mar 8, 2015

Chris Johnson, soon-to-be Jets free agent, shot in shoulder, police say

Soon-to-be Jets free agent Chris Johnson was shot in the shoulder during a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning in Orlando, Florida, according to a statement released by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Jets free-agent market watch: Bilal Powell

With free agency set to begin March 10, we'll examine the New York Jets' top free agents over the next few days: Player: Bilal Powell Position: Running back Age: 26 Previous contract: He made $3.23 million in his rookie contract, which covered four years. That included a playing-time escalator last year that increased his base salary to $1.4 million. 2014 stats: Powell was the forgotten man, stuck behind Chris Ivory and Chris Johnson. He played only 22 percent of the offensive snaps, finishing with only 44 touches -- 33 rushes for 141 yards (4.

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