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Battle of the Big Running Backs: A Metrics Breakdown

December 5, 2013


As fun as smaller scat backs like De’Anthony Thomas are, there’s not much better than seeing a big back run in the open field. That’s the case with this group of bigger backs who may be more known for their flashy, long runs than their propensity to slam it inside. Between Carlos Hyde, Andre Williams, […]

A Metrics Breakdown: Ka’Deem Carey, Marion Grice, Antonio Andrews

October 29, 2013


After my look at what many consider the top three running backs in the draft class, I wanted to break down some of the players that don’t present the same potential but are still good prospects. I chose to chart Antonio Andrews, Ka’Deem Carey, and Marion Grice. We have a wide range of backs here; […]

A Metrics Look at 2014’s Top Running Backs

October 22, 2013


Everything comes down to yards per carry when evaluating a running back. Outside of pass protection, the quality of a running back is dependent on inches rather than yards. Most backs can hit an average 4.0 yards per carry easily, but I want to look at those that can turn those extra inches into extra […]