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Jets activate Elijah McGuire, Rontez Miles

New York Jets v New England Patriots

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 31: Elijah McGuire #25 of the New York Jets carries the ball during the first half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 31, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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The Jets officially welcomed back running back Elijah McGuire, activating him from short-term injured reserve. McGuire missed the team’s first eight games with a broken foot.

New York waived running back De’Angelo Henderson in a corresponding move.

McGuire will take over Bilal Powell’s role in the offense. Powell went on injured reserve with a neck injury Oct. 24.

The Jets also activated safety Rontez Miles from the reserve/physically unable to perform list Friday. They waived safety Ibraheim Campbell in a corresponding move.

Miles is expected to play a role on special teams and serve as a backup safety.