Former Jet RB Ridley Comes in for Workout
By Glenn Naughton
With five running backs currently on their roster in Matt Forte, Bilal Powell, Elijah McGuire, Brandon Wilds and Romar Morris, the Jets hosted a familiar face at the position for a workout in Stevan Ridley who was with the team in 2015.
Jets worked out RB Stevan Ridley, who was with them in 2015, source said. He has interest from a few teams, as he's worked to get healthy.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) May 11, 2017
Perhaps best known during his season with the Jets as the running back Todd Bowles opted make his featured back in a week 17 must-win in Buffalo, a game that the Jets would lose 22-17 with Ridley finishing with 9 carries for 29 yards. On the season, Ridley ran the ball 36 times for 90 yards, an average of 2.5 YPC.
Ridley generated little interest as a free agent last off-season before landing in Atlanta with the Falcons where he appeared in 1 game, carrying the ball 3 times for 7 yards.
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