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Battle of the Big Running Backs: A Metrics Breakdown

December 5, 2013

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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 Look at 2014’s Top Running Backs

October 22, 2013

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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 […]