Group Effort: The Best Running Back Corps in the AFC

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Published: July 15, 2009

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... going to the quarterbacks and the diva stars formerly known as receivers. 

The media coverage tended to focus on the Brett Favres (will he? Or rather, when will he?), the Jay Cutlers (aka, temper tantrum boy), the Terrell Owens’ (will he ever find a house in Buffalo?), and the Brandon Marshalls (Mr. “I wanna go play with Jay”).

I thought it was time to take a glance at the high profile workhorses of the offense: the backs. Regardless of whether you use the term fullback, running back, or halfback, if you don’t have a good one, you’re in trouble; and one may not be enough.

The recent trend in the NFL is to have a group of backs, and platoon them. The thought process is simple–if you use different backs in different situations and use multiple backs, you can keep the entire group ...

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Group Effort: The Best Running Back Corps in the AFC

By
for NFLSportChannel.com

Published: July 15, 2009

commentComment         Print This Post Print This Post

... going to the quarterbacks and the diva stars formerly known as receivers. 

The media coverage tended to focus on the Brett Favres (will he? Or rather, when will he?), the Jay Cutlers (aka, temper tantrum boy), the Terrell Owens’ (will he ever find a house in Buffalo?), and the Brandon Marshalls (Mr. “I wanna go play with Jay”).

I thought it was time to take a glance at the high profile workhorses of the offense: the backs. Regardless of whether you use the term fullback, running back, or halfback, if you don’t have a good one, you’re in trouble; and one may not be enough.

The recent trend in the NFL is to have a group of backs, and platoon them. The thought process is simple–if you use different backs in different situations and use multiple backs, you can keep the entire group ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article Source: BleacherReport.com


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