The Jets might look to their cross-town rivals to sure up their running back rotation. Orleans Darkwa, the former Giants runner and pending free agent, has drawn interest from the Jets down in Indianapolis, a source close to the situation told NJ Advance Media. The individual spoke on the condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak publicly about the negotiations. Darkwa, 26, enjoyed a breakout season for the Giants last year. He ran for 751 yards and five touchdowns in 15 games, averaging 4.4 yards per carry. Darkwa began the season as Paul Perkins' backup, before taking over as the starter in Week 5.
Jets interested in Giants running back Orleans Darkwa, source says
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