Running Back Should be on New York Jets Draft Radar

Jet’s Run Game Needs Afterburner

While former Iowa Hawkeye Shonn Greene is a tough nut between the tackles, he provides no “home run” threat for a team that is in dire need of one. The once-great LaDanian Tomlinson nears the end of his Hall of Fame career and no longer possesses the 4.38 40 yard dash speed that left defenders in the dust. Their 2010 4th round draft choice, Joe McKnight, is a phenomenal kick returner but so far hasn’t been a major contributor to the run game. They are all solid performers, but none force defenses into loading up the box and creating man on man situations for QB Mark Sanchez to face. With the run game floundering, the “Sanchise” faced stiffer coverages and struggled to complete 56.7% of his passes.

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