Report: Jets wanted Woodhead reunion

Woodhead last played for the Jets during the 2010 preseason. Hunter Martin/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images

Nearly three years after cutting Danny Woodhead and watching with regret as he thrived with the Patriots, the Jets made an attempt to sign the popular running back as a free agent, according to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com.

There was mutual interest, per Reiss, but the Chargers swooped in and wound up signing Woodhead to a two-year contract. The Patriots signed another ex-Jet, Leon Washington, and the Jets signed former Raider Mike Goodson to a three-year, $6.9 million deal.

Re-signing Woodhead would've been a popular move among fans (his departure was a sore subject), but the Jets believe they landed a rising talent in Goodson. They see him as a potential tandem back with Bilal Powell, but some league scouts feel Goodson is a change-of-pace/third-down back.

Woodhead? All he does is make plays.