Key in 2012: Spotlight on Shonn Greene

Prev1 of 4Next
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Dec 24, 2011; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets running back Shonn Greene (23) runs with the ball during the first half of their game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

Tonight, we take a look at a key to the 2012 New York Jets season. In a return to the “Ground and Pound”, and despite the acquisition of Tim Tebow, this is the guy that is the key to making to work. Spotlight on RB Shonn Greene.

He weighs in at 5’11″ 226 pounds.

He came on the scene in 2009, as the backup to Thomas Jones, and carried the ball 108 times for 540 yards. His best 2009 performance came in week 7 vs the Oakland Raiders, when Greene put up 144 yards and 2 TDs. Don’t forget the post-season he had that year where he came to the forefront, rushing for 304 yards, including 128 yards in the divisional playoff game against the Chargers, his proudest moment being this 53 yard TD run:

Prev1 of 4Next
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Topics: Alan Schechter, Brian Schottenheimer, Ground And Pound, NY Jets, Running Back, Shonn Greene, Tony Sparano

Want more from The Jet Press?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

TEAMFeed More Jets news from the Fansided Network

Comments 0

Michael Sam or Louchiez Purifoy: Who Achieves NFL Acceptance?

Comments 4

Jets’ 2014 Schedule: Initial Thoughts

Comments 1

New York Jets schedule released for 2014 season

Hot on the Web From