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Bilal Powell | Running Back

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/27/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 204
College: Louisville
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Bilal Powell collected 22 yards on four carries and snagged five of seven targets for 67 yards in the Jets' Week 11 loss to the Texans.
Powell went off in garbage time, catching four passes for 55 yards after halftime. He’s settled in as the passing-down back and will continue to see targets whenever the Jets are trailing. The 89 yards he accumulated Sunday were a season-high. Nov 22 - 5:42 PM

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Bilal Powell (ankle) is probable for Week 11.

Powell's return will cut into Chris Ivory's third-down workload.
Nov 20 - 5:06 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) is practicing in full for Week 11 against the Texans.

With Zac Stacy (ankle) done for the season, Powell will slide right back in as the Jets' third-down back and pass protector behind starter Chris Ivory.
Nov 18 - 3:31 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) is doubtful for Week 10 against the Bills.

Zac Stacy will again handle backup duties with Powell having been sidelined since Week 6. Powell's been practicing and should be back for Week 11.
Nov 11 - 2:13 PM

Jets declared RB Bilal Powell, DT T.J. Barnes, G Willie Colon, T Dakota Dozier, T Ben Ijalana, QB Bryce Petty and SS Calvin Pryor inactive for Week 9 against the Jaguars.

Powell hasn't played since Week 6 but should be back soon after returning to practice this week. Antonio Cromartie (hip), Kellen Davis (hand), Eric Decker (knee), Ryan Fitzpatrick (thumb), Chris Ivory (hamstring), Nick Mangold (neck), Brandon Marshall (toe/ankle), Dexter McDougle (hand/ankle), Stevan Ridley (knee), Buster Skrine (shoulder/hand), Geno Smith (shoulder) and Devin Smith (foot) are all active.
Nov 8 - 11:52 AM

Bilal Powell (ankle) is listed as doubtful for Week 9 against the Jaguars.

Powell has been practicing on a limited basis. Zac Stacy saw four touches while Powell was sidelined in Week 8 and should see a similar workload on Sunday. With Powell likely out and Ryan Fitzpatrick bothered by a finger injury, Chris Ivory will get a ton of work this week.
Nov 6 - 1:19 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) remained limited on Thursday.

A "full" session would be nice, but Powell should be ready to return as the Jets' third-down back against the Jaguars.
Nov 5 - 5:48 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

It puts Powell on track to play after missing the last two weeks. Powell will cut into Chris Ivory's third-down work if he returns.
Nov 4 - 5:21 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) is out for Week 8 against the Raiders.

Powell returned to a limited practice on Thursday but apparently the coaching staff didn't see enough progress to let him suit up this week. Zac Stacy will back up workhorse Chris Ivory on Sunday. Stevan Ridley (ACL) will make the trip to Oakland and could be activated from the PUP list.
Oct 30 - 1:21 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) returned to a limited practice on Thursday.

This helps his chances of playing Sunday against Oakland. The Jets might also be getting Stevan Ridley (knee) back this week.
Oct 29 - 1:39 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.

Powell isn't off to a good start after missing last week.
Oct 28 - 5:02 PM

Jets declared RB Bilal Powell, QB Bryce Petty, P Ryan Quigley, OG Jarvis Harrison, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, NT T.J. Barnes and OG Ben Ijalana inactive for Week 7 against the Patriots.

With Powell inactive, Zac Stacy will change the pace behind workhorse Chris Ivory.
Oct 25 - 11:43 AM

Bilal Powell (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Patriots.

Stevan Ridley (knee) could be activated off reserve/PUP to fill in as depth along with Zac Stacy behind starter Chris Ivory. Stacy is the best back in pass pro.
Oct 23 - 12:56 PM

Bilal Powell (ankle) is not practicing on Thursday.

ESPN's Rich Cimini noted he appeared to be "walking gingerly." It looks like Powell will sit out this week. Zac Stacy should handle third-down duties with Powell sidelined.
Oct 22 - 11:58 AM

Bilal Powell (ankle) is not practicing Wednesday.

If Powell can't play against the Patriots, Zac Stacy will handle third-down duties.
Oct 21 - 1:23 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Ryan Fitzpatrick
2Geno Smith
3Bryce Petty
RB1Chris Ivory
2Bilal Powell
3Stevan Ridley
GLB1Chris Ivory
2Bilal Powell
3RB1Bilal Powell
2Chris Ivory
FB1Tommy Bohanon
WR11Brandon Marshall
2Quincy Enunwa
3Devin Smith
WR21Eric Decker
2Jeremy Kerley
WR31Quincy Enunwa
TE1Jeff Cumberland
2Kellen Davis
LT1D'Brickashaw Ferguson
2Ben Ijalana
LG1James Carpenter
2Dakota Dozier
C1Nick Mangold
2Wesley Johnson
RG1Brian Winters
RT1Breno Giacomini
2Brent Qvale
K1Randy Bullock