Jets get RB Alex Green off waivers

Updated: September 2, 2013, 10:44 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPN.com

The New York Jets tweaked their roster Sunday, acquiring three recent draft picks on waivers -- including the Green Bay Packers' leading rusher last season.

Running back Alex Green, who rushed for 464 yards, was claimed on waivers even though the Jets appeared to have a solid No. 3 back in Kahlil Bell. Green, a third-round pick in 2011, became expendable due to the emergence of rookie Eddie Lacy.

Green will back up Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell in the Jets' rebuilt backfield. ...

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