Tomlinson takes over in Jets backfield

What can Greene do for the ground game? Not enough in the first three weeks.

Updated: September 29, 2010, 7:15 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

That didn't take long.

After only three games, LaDainian Tomlinson has replaced Shonn Greene as the No. 1 running back on the New York Jets. In the interest of political correctness, the coaches probably will try to talk around that, saying the two runners are interchangeable, but playing time speaks louder than words.

In Sunday night's clutch win over the Miami Dolphins, Tomlinson was on the field for 45 plays to Greene's 14, unofficially. In fact, Tomlinson made his ...

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