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Jets rookie Perine likely to have bigger role with Bell gone

Jets-Perine’s Chance Football
Posted at 4:57 PM, Oct 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-16 16:57:15-04

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — La’Mical Perine was drafted in April to be the New York Jets’ running back of the future.

Well, that might be now. And a bit sooner than many probably expected.

The Jets’ jammed-up backfield got a little less crowded Tuesday night when Le’Veon Bell was released.

The carries might start to shift more toward Perine when the 0-5 Jets take on the AFC East-rival Dolphins in Miami on Sunday.