EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 14: Tim Tebow #15 of the New York Jets is tackled against the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium on October 14, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
The Jets are a bit short-handed at the position with backups Joe McKnight (sprained left ankle) and Bilal Powell (separated right shoulder) likely out for the game. That leaves only starter Shonn Greene and rookie Jonathan Grimes, who has yet to play, as the team's only running backs. Lex Hilliard is the remaining fullback after the Jets waived John Conner on Wednesday.
Tebow's role has been limited in his first season with the Jets, but he has carried the ball 18 times for 64 yards. Ryan says Tebow's "got power," and as a quarterback, he "knows all the positions."
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