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Bilal Powell listed as Jets starting RB

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11:08 AM ET 09.04 | We are just over 24 hours away from the official start to Week One of the regular season and the New York Jets' first depth chart has been released. We learned on Wednesday that rookie Geno Smith would be the No. 1 quarterback, and now we know who came out on top in the Jets' running back race. Bilal Powell is the man who came in atop the depth chart in New York, which free agent signee Chris Ivory as the top backup. The Jets are going to struggle to score points, but they do have some power in the backfield with Powell and Ivory. But while Powell may have been given the first start of the season, we would expect to see Ivory take over as the lead back in a matter of weeks.

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September 4, 2013  05:10 PM ET

Groovy.

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September 4, 2013  06:45 PM ET

A Jets QB thread.

*Crickets*

September 4, 2013  06:48 PM ET
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A Jets QB thread.*Crickets*

It's actually a Jets RB thread.

(Now back to the crickets.)

September 4, 2013  06:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#4):

It's actually a Jets RB thread.(Now back to the crickets.)

My bad!


*Crickets*

September 4, 2013  07:06 PM ET

I almost drafted Powell in my fantasy draft. Then I remembered he played for the Jets.

September 4, 2013  10:18 PM ET
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I almost drafted Powell in my fantasy draft. Then I remembered he played for the Jets.

Four fantasy drafts this year, not one Jet or Raider.

September 4, 2013  11:03 PM ET

Jets! GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGMen!!

September 4, 2013  11:23 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

A Jets QB thread.*Crickets*

Can you tell us more about the crickets?

September 4, 2013  11:34 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Jets! GGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGMen!!

Sorry, Creepy.....

The JETS SUCK

September 4, 2013  11:38 PM ET
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Can you tell us more about the crickets?

In college football, I'd say they align with Texas Tech, as that's where Buddy Holly and the Crickets began.

For the NFL? Yep, it's those Jiminey Crickey type crickets. Come April next year, the JEST will be the first team picking, with a new head coach and a GM who's wondering why he accepted the job.

September 5, 2013  02:57 PM ET

why do I have to keep hearing about a dog butt team just because they play in new york

 
September 5, 2013  02:59 PM ET

why do i have to keep hearing about a dog butt team just because they are in new york

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