Debate: Where's the love for Eli?
Eli Manning has two rings. So why is he completely overshadowed by Mark
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Coach Rex Ryan and then-offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer told us Greene was ready to slide into the featured back role, but that never panned out.
"I'm asking for a monster season," running backs coach Anthony Lynn told the New York Daily News. "I think he's one of the best power backs in the game. Why wouldn't you?"
It's another helping of big talk from the Jets, but Greene did improve from 3.1 yards per carry over the first four games last season to 4.4 over the final 12, when Ryan returned to lean heavily on the ground game.
"(Greene) was frustrated as hell last year," said Lynn, who's part of a group that believes the back's carries could go from 253 in 2011 to 300-plus in 2012.