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Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell can't even combine for 100 rushing yards for Jets; fantasy owners mourn

The pair of running backs both struggled to get much going Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.

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The New York Jets' offense was hideous Sunday, and no player was spared. That includes the team's primary running backs -- Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell -- who both struggled to get anything going as the team was blown out by the Miami Dolphins, 23-3.

Ivory -- who had been a question mark for much of the week with an injured ankle -- was the team leader in yards, with 61 rushing yards on 12 carries and 12 receiving yards on one catch. Powell, meanwhile, had 34 rushing yards on seven carries, adding 25 receiving yards on three catches. No other Jet topped 37 yards in the game.

Fantasy impact: The struggles of starting quarterback Geno Smith and, later, backup Matt Simms kept all of the Jets quiet Sunday, as the Dolphins didn't have to do much to stop the quarterbacks. The good news for the running backs is that their struggles aren't an indictment on their talent, but the bad news is that it's not like the Jets have any other quarterbacks to go to. Ivory can be a low-end flex play for desperate owners, but Powell is basically unusable for the time being.

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