Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be doing my own rankings of draft eligible players at their positions, today we’ll start with the running backs.
Shonn Greene is gone (pause for your mini re-celebration) and the Jets signed career backup Mike Goodson to join Bilal Powell and Joe McKnight in the backfield. I called Goodson a career backup because technically speaking that’s exactly what he is, realistically he was buried on depth charts behind some really good running backs (DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart in Carolina and when they both were still really good and Darren McFadden in Oakland) and if he can stay healthy he could prove to be more than just a serviceable back if given the opportunity. With so many question marks in the already thin backfield I expect the Jets to target a running back in rounds two or three, round four at the latest. (more…)