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  1. 2014 potential breakouts: running backs

    Eric Karabell

    The top running back for the Denver Broncos last season was supposed to be hotshot rookie Montee Ball, but instead, forgotten veteran Knowshon Moreno stepped up in August, showed he could block effectively and produced by far the greatest season of h...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. RB Wilson cleared, but what's his role?

    Tom Carpenter

    Ever since David Wilson sustained a season-ending neck injury in Week 5 last year, his short- and long-term futures were in doubt. However, Wilson tweeted Monday that he has been given medical clearance to hit the gridiron. "Just got cleared ........

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. How will Jags divvy up RB touches?

    Tom Carpenter

    We know that the Jacksonville Jaguars will lean on former Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart as their lead option out of the backfield. After all, his average annual salary of $3.5 million is more than all of the other Jaguars running backs ...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  4. Who'll be Cleveland's starting RB?

    Joe Kaiser

    Veteran newcomer Ben Tate and rookie Terrance West will enter training camp later this month in what figures to be a serious battle for Cleveland's starting running back job. But who will come out on top? On Friday, NFL.com's Vic Carucci broke dow...

    Blog | July 19, 2014
  5. More backfield work for Knile Davis?

    Matt Williamson

    As Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star notes, the Kansas City Chiefs are "expecting more" from second-year RB Knile Davis. So is that true or just lip service? Well, Davis isn't the player that Jamaal Charles is, but he does have a lot of ability...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  6. How would Ivory handle backup role?

    Tom Carpenter

    Veterans Chris Johnson and Chris Ivory top the New York Jets RB depth chart in what the team has said will be some sort of timeshare. For all of his faults, Johnson seems likely to lead the way, but time will tell exactly how they share carries. W...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  7. How can WAS improve TO ratio?

    Tom Carpenter

    With a turnover differential of minus-8, the Washington Redskins tied for the seventh-worst mark in the NFL last season. RB Alfred Morris shoulders much of the blame, since he was tied for the most fumbles in the league with five. Balls thrown in the...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  8. Pecking order of Giants RB corps

    Tom Carpenter

    The New York Giants have worked this offseason to revamp their RB corps, but the group remains full of questions. Can Rashad Jennings handle a featured role? Can David Wilson get and stay healthy? Does Peyton Hillis still have something to offer? Wil...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  9. Will Helu be Washington's 3rd-down RB?

    Tom Carpenter

    Time will tell exactly how new Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden will lean on his RB corps this season, but the expectation is that Alfred Morris will remain the workhorse on first and second downs. They are expected to pass more often under Grude...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  10. Fantasy Football - Bishop Sankey tops list of rookies for 2014

    Mel Kiper

    Titans RB Bishop Sankey is No. 1 in Mel Kiper's list of top 10 fantasy rookies, while Packers WR Davante Adams tops his list of sleepers.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  11. Has Moreno been nursing an injury?

    Tom Carpenter

    RB Knowshon Moreno has gotten off to an inauspicious start with the Miami Dolphins. Many expected him to be the presumptive starter, but he arrived out of shape and Lamar Miller is the Fins back who has been making noise during offseason workouts. ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  12. WR Cooks key to replacing RB Sproles?

    Tom Carpenter

    There has been plenty of talk about whether the Philadelphia Eagles will turn to running back Darren Sproles to help replace wide receiver DeSean Jackson this season. Coincidentally, the New Orleans Saints may turn to a wide receiver to help replace ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  13. Moreno grants that he is out of shape?

    Tom Carpenter

    On Tuesday, I examined the pecking order of the Miami Dolphins RB corps, which has seen Lamar Miller working primarily with the first string ahead of offseason addition Knowshon Moreno. Coach Joe Philbin suggested recently that Moreno was out of shap...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  14. Pecking order of Fins RB corps

    Tom Carpenter

    After the Miami Dolphins finished 26th in the NFL in rushing (1,440) last season, they went out and signed free-agent Knowshon Moreno to be their presumptive starter. However, he reportedly isn't in the best shape and hasn't been working exclusively ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  15. Mel Kiper's early ranking of top RB prospects for 2015 NFL draft

    Mel Kiper

    Mel Kiper runs through his list of the top running back prospects for the 2015 NFL draft.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  16. Should Broncos add a veteran FA RB?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Denver Broncos have a ton of depth in their backfield at the moment. That includes expected starter Montee Ball, as well as C.J. Anderson and Ronnie Hillman. Beyond that youthful trio, there are several undrafted rookie free agents in the mix, wh...

    Blog | June 01, 2014