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November 21, 2012

3's not a crowd, but 'ideal' for Jets running backs


Greene acknowledged that he hoped that would be the case, but as the season has unfolded and he and the offensive line struggled at times, he insists he has only one goal. And it’s not about getting his second straight 1,000-yard season or rushing for double-digit touchdowns.

“This is a team game and I’m more into winning games than worrying about who’s getting the ball here and who’s getting the ball there,” Greene said. “I think it does take a different mentality, but my mentality is: Just win games — whoever can help us win games.”

McKnight agrees, adding that he is used to a running back-by-committee scenario anyway, with six players getting 20 or more carries in each of his last two seasons at Southern California.

“I mean, I went to SC and we had 11 running backs,” he said, laughing. “It really never fazed me about how many carries you got. When the opportunity came for you to get in the game, just make the best of it.”

And that goes for him, Greene or Powell.

“As a group, whatever guy’s out there, we’re always cheering for each other and it’s always good to get all the running backs a chance to get in and do their thing,” Powell said. “The offensive line did a great job and we just want to keep that going.”


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