Why LenDale White Will Have a Strong 2009 Season

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Published: July 9, 2009

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... His speedy halfback style was something different from the power back styles of former successful Titan halfbacks like Eddie George, Travis Henry, and even his current teammate, LenDale White.

White shared some spotlight with Johnson; he did run for 15 touchdowns last year, which tied him for third in the NFL behind DeAngelo Williams and Michael Turner, and tied with Brandon Jacobs. However, White mostly took attacks about his weight issues.

At points in the 2008 regular season, White weighed in at over 260 pounds, even more than the New York Giants' halfback, Jacobs.

White also took several criticisms for his rushing average; he averaged just 3.9 yards per carry this year, and took 200 handoffs. This only amounted to 773 yards, and it was very obvious that without Johnson, White was worth very little away from the opponent's red zone.

He averaged a pitiful 3.0 yards per carry against the Baltimore Ravens at home in the playoff game, and 3.6 yards pe...

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