Jets camp preview
Have the Jets done enough to improve their running game?
Last season the Jets gained 108.1 yards rushing per game and finished 20th in the NFL. This offseason, the Jets wasted no time in acquiring RB Thomas Jones from the Bears prior to the NFL draft. Jones led the Bears in rushing last season with 1,210 yards and six touchdowns. Prior to joining the Bears, Jones was somewhat of an underachiever with both the Buccaneers and Cardinals. However, he has put up back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons over the past two seasons. Another under-the-radar signing was the addition of FB Darian Barnes from the Dolphins. Barnes is an effective straight-line blocker who can lower his shoulder on contact with an explosive force. He knows how to use his size and strength to create inside running lanes. With the cast of Jones, Leon Washington and Cedric Houston, along with Barnes, the Jets have really improved their running game this offseason.
Scouts Inc.: Camp previews
From burning questions to camp battles, Scouts Inc. breaks down every training camp.
Monday, July 16
NFC West: Seahawks | Rams | 49ers | Cardinals
Tuesday, July 17:
AFC West: Chargers | Chiefs | Broncos | Raiders
Wednesday, July 18:
NFC East: Giants | Cowboys | Eagles | Redskins
Thursday, July 19:
AFC East: Patriots | Jets | Bills | Dolphins
Friday, July 20:
NFC South: Saints | Panthers | Falcons | Bucs
Saturday, July 21:
AFC South: Colts | Jaguars | Texans | Titans
Monday, July 23:
NFC North: Bears | Packers | Vikings | Lions
Tuesday, July 24:
AFC North: Ravens | Bengals | Steelers | Browns