Ty Montgomery visiting Jets on Thursday

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Free agent running back Ty Montgomery is visiting the Jets on Thursday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

The Jets need backfield depth after signing Le'Veon Bell as their starter. Elijah McGuire and Trenton Cannon return as backups.

Montgomery, 26, played six games with the Ravens after being traded from Green Bay on Oct. 30. He had 25 touches for 148 yards in Baltimore.

Montgomery played receiver in his first season in Green Bay after it made him a third-round pick in 2015. He appeared in 30 games with 11 starts in the next 2 1/2 seasons with the Packers as a running back.

He had 177 rushes for 849 yards and seven touchdowns in his career with Green Bay, while catching 97 passes for 827 yards and three scores. He also returned 35 kickoffs for a 22.7 yards average, though no one in Green Bay soon will forget the fumble Montgomery lost against the Rams last season.