5 more NY Jets players who might've played their final game with the team

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2. James Robinson, RB, NY Jets

When the Jets traded for James Robinson prior to the deadline, they did so with the expectation that he would be able to fill a gaping hole left by the injured Breece Hall.

Hall was a revelation for the Jets in 2022, and he quickly became the focal point of the Jets' offense. That's why his season-ending knee injury in Week 7 was such a blow to the team.

The Jets never managed to adequately replace Hall following his injury, due in part to Robinson's struggles. The former undrafted free agent rushed for just 85 yards on 29 carries in four games with the team.

Robinson averaged just 2.9 yards per carry and was a relative non-factor for most of his tenure. The Jets went as far as to make him a healthy inactive in favor of undrafted rookie Zonovan Knight after just three games.

Many envisioned a scenario where the Jets could bring back Robinson, who is set to be a restricted free agent this offseason, to pair with Hall and Michael Carter. As it turns out, Knight seems to have taken that role.

Re-signing Robinson would be relatively inexpensive, but the Jets just don't seem to have room for him on the roster. They'd probably be better off re-signing Ty Johnson than bringing back Robinson.

Robinson's Jets career will likely end after just four games — not exactly what the team expected when they traded for him.

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