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Shonn Greene

Shonn Greene - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 226 lbs.
Birthday 08/21/1985
Birthplace Sicklerville, NJ
College Iowa
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 1st pick by Jets

Jets' RBs finish 2012 strong; questions for '13

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Jets RBs Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell ran well down the stretch, but with Greene entering free agency, the backfield is uncertain for 2013.

RB fantasy tips: Jackson could run over Jets

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips say Ryan Mathews and Shonn Greene will get plenty of work, and Steven Jackson should keep rolling.

Week 10 fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Start Shonn Greene despite a tough matchup, don't expect Frank Gore to wear down and look out for a few backups, according to PFW's late-week fantasy RB tips.

AFC East Spin cycle: Four-way tie at top

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The AFC East has turned into one of the most intriguing divisions thanks to a wild Sunday in Week Six, as each team is now 3-3.

Week Six fantasy tips: RBs

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The PFW staff's late-week fantasy RB tips say Rashard Mendenhall is a go, while it might finally be time for Shonn Greene to have a big week.

Powell maintains No. 2 role, but Jets' run game struggling early

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
The Jets' running game, which has a new No. 2 back in Bilal Powell, hasn't looked very impressive through two games.

Week One matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In the season debut of “Exploit or Avoid,” we give you five players who should thrive in Week One — and five who could struggle.

Searching for hope for the Jets

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
There is plenty of pessimism about the Jets after a lackluster start to the preseason. PFW's Kevin Fishbain tries to find some positives.

Resurgent season for Greene keeping Jets in hunt

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Jets' three-game win streak that got them back into the playoff hunt following an overtime loss to the Broncos received a big boost from Shonn Greene and the running game.

Jets put it all together in comeback win

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
If Sunday's Jets win was a sign of things to come, New York could be making a run at another postseason appearance.

Jets need to find a ground game

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Jets' running game has been extremely ineffective, putting Mark Sanchez in situations he is not good enough to be in.

Jets' comeback win exposes weaknesses

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Despite Mark Sanchez's poise under pressure, the Cowboys exposed concerns regarding the Jets' ability to get back to the AFC title game.

Is this the year for Jets RB Greene?

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
After failing to break out in 2010, can Shonn Greene finally be the back he is capable of in 2011?

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Jets' offense would greatly benefit by establishing a rushing attack against an injury-depleted Patriots front seven.

Jets' decision to run leads to win over Colts

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
A halftime adjustment that put the ball into the hands of LaDainian Tomlinson and Shonn Greene more helped the Jets advance in the playoffs.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The Tennessee Titans have agreed to a deal with running back Shonn Greene. The Titans made the announcement Wednesday but did not release terms of the deal. The Tennessean and other outlets say it's for three-years, $10 million.||||||| Greene, who spent his first four seasons with the New York Jets, has rushed for 3,423 yards and 18 touchdowns on 822 carries. The 5-foot-11, 226-pound Green also has 65 catches for 482 yards, and he scored eight touchdowns in 2012. He is coming off the best year of his career with 276 rushes for 1,063 yards and eight touchdowns rushing.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Greene ran 14 times for 38 yards and two touchdowns and caught two passes for 42 on Sunday in a 27-17 loss to San Diego.||||||| Greene needs 11 yards for a second straight 1,000-yard campaign.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Greene ran 20 times for 77 yards and a touchdown on Sunday against Jacksonville.||||||| Greene's score was his first since Oct. 21. With Mark Sanchez continuing to struggle, the Jets seem to be placing a higher emphasis on the running game, with Greene getting 48 carries in the last two games.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Greene had 104 yards on 24 carries in the New York Jets' 7-6 win over Arizona on Sunday.||||||| Greene's 104 yards were his most since a career-high 161 against Indianapolis on Oct. 14. With the team ynsettled on a starting quarterback unsettled, the Jets might have to rely on Greene even more.
Posted Nov. 15, 2012
Greene says he was "shocked" by a published report in which he was quoted as suggesting the team might need to make a change at quarterback. Michael Silver, who wrote the story for Yahoo!, wrote on Twitter that he stands by his column "100 pct" and quoted Greene accurately.||||||| Greene says Thursday the story included quotes that were "completely out of context." He adds that he never said anything about replacing Mark Sanchez with Tim Tebow as the quarterback. The story quoted Greene as saying: "You feel bad for Mark, but at the same time you want to win games. ... If you want to win games, you've got to try something." Greene says he texted Sanchez when he heard about the story, and the two are fine.

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