La'Mical Perine #22 of the Jets runs the ball against the San Francisco 49ers at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, Sep. 20, 2020 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Credit: Jim McIsaac
It could be Perine time for the Jets.
Rookie running back La’Mical Perine should more involved in the game plan on Sunday against the Colts. Adam Gase relied heavily on 37-year-old Frank Gore last week against San Francisco, probably too much, with Le’Veon Bell (hamstring) on IR. The Jets could use some fresh, young legs to give Gore a rest and keep him strong.
"We’re hoping to really spread the workload out a little more to where we can make sure we do a good job of getting Frank though the entire game instead of really burning him out in the first half," Gase said.