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Jets re-sign Lex Hilliard

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The road from Jets headquarters has been running downhill since free agency started.

Mike DeVito’s in Kansas City, Shonn Greene’s in Tennessee, Dustin Keller seems destined for the Dolphins and LaRon Landry’s been drawing interest from several teams with little chance he returns to the Jets. Not everyone is beating a path away from the team, however.

Mike Florio of PFT is reporting that the team has been able to hold onto running back Lex Hilliard on a one-year deal. Hilliard joined the Jets off the street in October and spent most of his time on special teams.

It probably goes without saying that this is something short of a game-changing move by the Jets, but they are at least on course to have a full roster heading into offseason activities. As Richard Dreyfuss once counseled Bill Murray, “Baby steps, Bob.”

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9 Responses to “Jets re-sign Lex Hilliard”
  1. thirtyrackdash says: Mar 13, 2013 4:59 PM

    Jets are all set now. Frees them up to use their first round pick on a kicker.

  2. nyjets1017 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:04 PM

    i better renew my season tickets now and save for super bowl tickets!

  3. calhounlambeau says: Mar 13, 2013 5:05 PM

    He was terrible last year in the FB role, rated as the worst in the league by PFF.

  4. sloppychimps says: Mar 13, 2013 5:08 PM

    Making moves, making moves!

  5. joecool16280 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:23 PM

    How fun is it to see this circus implode?

    Very.

    Yap it up now Rex!

  6. micknangold says: Mar 13, 2013 5:34 PM

    Yeah we’re gonna draft a kicker. Good joke.

  7. bubbybrister/shovelpass says: Mar 13, 2013 5:56 PM

    Is he a better FB than Richard Dreyfus ?

  8. dynaco says: Mar 13, 2013 7:02 PM

    If you believe what you read the Jets didn’t have any talent anyway. So why now be concerned over mediocore talent lost? They can only get better.

  9. lrjets says: Mar 14, 2013 9:41 AM

    Choose From The Following:

    1. I’d rather see the Jets do miserably than my team succeed.

    2. I’d rather my team succeed.

    (1) 4,231

    (2) 5

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