The Jets claimed the running back off waivers Friday, only one day after he was released by the Rams.
Richardson joins a crowded backfield in New York that includes free-agent pickup Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory, Mike Goodson and Bilal Powell. CJ2K and the bruising Ivory are expect to split time and receive the bulk of carries.
Richardson will likely replace Alex Green or Mike Goodson. Richardson will likely be behind Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell on the depth chart.