Powell held more value when he was playing alongside Chris Ivory, since the two players have complementary skillsets. That's not the case with new Jet Matt Forte, who is basically a rich man's Powell. Both Forte and Powell are capable runners but make their mark in the receiving game. Will the Jets take their RB1 off the field to give Powell snaps? Last year, the answer was a resounding yes, but with Forte on board, we're not so sure about the size of Powell's role in 2016.
Jets to re-sign RB Bilal Powell
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