Jets bring back veteran tailback Powell
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Free-agent running back Bilal Powell will return to the New York Jets for a ninth season after the two sides agreed to terms on a new contract Friday.

Powell, who turns 31 in October, finished last season on injured reserve after suffering a neck injury in Week 7. The veteran rushed for 343 yards and added 110 yards and a touchdown in the passing game.

Powell will rejoin a backfield that is now led by prized free-agent acquisition Le'Veon Bell and also includes Ty Montgomery and Elijah McGuire. Powell scampered for over 700 yards on the ground in both 2016 and 2017.

Jets bring back veteran tailback Powell
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