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  1. Blowout of Saints proves running game key to Cowboys' success

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This was a butt-kicking, a complete destruction. And it was accompanied by the sweet taste of vengeance. This was about the closest the Dallas Cowboys could get to experiencing elation during the regular season after humbling t...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  2. Minus Peterson, run game struggles again

    Ben Goessling

    NEW ORLEANS -- If it's too soon to say the Minnesota Vikings' days of relying on a commanding running game are over, it's at least time to wonder how much they'll have to do before they can move the ball effectively on the ground again. The Viking...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  3. Cowboys see a new look in Rams' defense

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Through the first two games, the Dallas Cowboys' running game has been better than many people imagined. DeMarco Murray leads the NFL in rushing with 285 yards. The Cowboys rank second in the NFL in rushing, averaging 173.3 yards ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  4. TE Hartsock biggest injury concern

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Coach Ron Rivera is confident he'll have a majority, if not all, of his injured players back for the Carolina Panthers' Jan. 12 playoff game at Bank of America Stadium. Ben Hartsock, a big part of the running game in a two tight...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  5. Saints run game plays bit part in loss

    Mike Triplett

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - While former New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory was running wild against them Sunday in the New York Jets' 26-20 victory, the Saints' own running game was practically nonexistent. The Saints ran the ball well, when...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  6. Despite losses, offense trending positively

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer took exception Wednesday to the perception that the club has struggled in the running game and at adequately protecting quarterback Jay Cutler. The Bears gave up three sacks in ...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  7. Running game to blame for Romo's record?

    Tim MacMahon

    Put in the historical context of Cowboys' championship teams, Roger Staubach's point about Tony Romo needing a better running game is right on. Fact: The Cowboys have never won a Super Bowl without a top-five rushing offense. Staubach and Troy ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  8. NFL - Will the New Orleans Saints' rushing attack be improved?

    Matt Williamson

    Matt Williamson examines the New Orleans Saints' running game and whether it will be improved this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2013
  9. NFL - Saints score, allow points by bushel

    Eddie Matz

    With the Saints, you know there will be plenty of scoring in both directions, writes Eddie Matz.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2013
  10. Saints want more from running game

    Pat Yasinskas

    The first thing that comes to mind when you think of the New Orleans Saints is their passing game. But coach Sean Payton thinks the running game is an equally important part of the offense. "I think oftentimes it appears that we are throwing the b...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  11. Eight in the Box: FA winners or losers?

    Pat Yasinskas

    A look at whether each NFC South team has been a winner or a loser in free agency: Atlanta Falcons: The process is far from over, but the Falcons are winners so far. They made a significant upgrade to their running game by signing Steven Jackson t...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  12. Saints back at .500 mark, roll past Raiders for third straight wi...

    Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and Malcolm Jenkins returned an interception for a score to get the New Orleans Saints back to .500 with a 38-17 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 18, 2012
  13. Darren Sproles of New Orleans Saints practices, possibly to retur...

    Darren Sproles is back at practice and close to rejoining a New Orleans running game that hardly resembles the anemic one he was part of before he went out with a broken left hand.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  14. NFC South evening update

    Pat Yasinskas

    I just got settled back into NFC South Blog headquarters, so let's take a run through the top headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Veteran center Todd McClure said the woes in the running game aren't all due to the five offensive...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  15. Insider Premium Audio - The state of the NFL's running game

    ESPN Insider Staff

    Cary Chow and KC Joyner talk about the state of the running game in the NFL, offensive lines, teams that are bound to improve and they give some bold Week 5 predictions.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2012
  16. Week 2: Studs & Duds

    Reggie Bush shined in Week 2. The Patriots and Saints did not.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2012