2011 will be a make of break year for Shonn Greene

By Marc A. Greenberg

New York Jets fans have waited… and waited… and waited for RB Shonn Greene to break out

Well, 2011 may be his year.

Jets Offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer says Greene will “without a doubt” be the Jets primary running back this season.

“We expect a breakout season from him,” Schottenheimer said. “He’s a guy that’s got just huge, huge, huge potential that we think is right there ready for him to grab.”

With LaDainian Tomlinson getting up there in age, it makes sense that Greene will get the bulk of carries.  The only question is whether he will make the most of it.  Injuries and a disappointing sophomore season have hampered him so far.

If Greene can’t breakout, at least the Jets have Joe McKnight ready to go….