He’s due nearly $5.9 million in 2010, including a $3 million bonus in March. After 1,402 rushing yards in the regular season, however, we thought the Jets would find a way to bring him back.
A few Jets beat reporters disagree. The local scribes would reportedly be surprised if the Jets bring Jones back after the emergence of Shonn Greene during the playoffs.
The Jets should also have Leon Washington back; he’ll be a restricted free agent if there is no new collective bargaining agreement.
Jones is a team leader, so we’d think the Jets will try to retain him even if they want to reduce that salary.
Look for Greene to get more carries against the Colts Sunday; he leads playoff rushers with 263 rushing yards on 44 carries. Jones has 75 yards on 29 totes.