Jets continue looking for running backs

The Jets continue to look for running back insurance around the league with Curtis Martin's future unclear.

So where can they turn?

Here are some possibilities:

If rookie running back Jerome Harrison impresses the Cleveland Browns brass this summer, veteran Lee Suggs could become available.

Jacksonville backup tailback LaBrandon Toefield is another possibility. The Jaguars have a glut of tailbacks with Fred Taylor, Maurice Drew and Alvin Pearman. Also fullback Greg Jones, can also play tailback.

With the addition of Ed James in Arizona, and with J.J. Arrington backing him up, perhaps Marcel Shipp, a New Jersey-native, could be had. Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum knows a lot about him, because they both attended UMass-Amherst.

Tailback Chris Brown wants out of Tennessee, and the Titans might oblige, if Travis Henry and Lendale White have good camps. It's no secret around the NFL that the Jets have an interest in Brown.

A good running back is going to end up getting cut in Denver, where rookie free agent Mike Bell has emerged as the starter. Cedric Cobbs is a player that would be a good fit for the Jets. He's a 6-1, 226-pound back with 4.5 speed, who the New England Patriots picked in the fourth round in 2004, so Eric Mangini knows quite a bit about him.

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