Clinton Portis is Apparently too “One Dimensional” for Marshall Faulk

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Published: July 12, 2009

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... backs in the National Football League. While I didn't exactly agree with his list, I've certainly seen worse.

I'm not saying that Clinton Portis is a top-five running back but when Sam Wyche asked Marshall Faulk why Portis didn't make the list, I found his response to be most disturbing.

Marshall simply said that Portis was too "one dimensional" and would like to see him do more in the receiving game. Faulk then went on to say that even Adrian Peterson (the running back he ranked at No. 1) has done some work in the screen-game.

Now while I've never thought of Clinton Portis as being one of the greatest receiving running backs, I was curious to see if Marshall Faulk's statement had an validity.

I looked up the receiving statistics of Adrian Peterson (the player whom Faulk claims has done good work in this area) and Clinton Portis (the back who Faulk felt is too one-dimensional and need to improve his work in the receiving game.
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