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Great running backs of the NFL

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Football players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Jack Hand. Illustrated with photos
      SeriesThe Punt, pass, and kick library, 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV939.A1 H29
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p.
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5527803M
      LC Control Number67001944

      Seven-time All-Pro Rich or not, League Think was in deep trouble. Sayers also averaged a staggering 5. His best season came in when he rushed for 1, yards as an Eagle while scoring 13 touchdowns on the ground. NFL's last dropkicking specialist

      There was nothing rhetorical or vague about it: I chose to believe that it was not unlike the jobs which all men, in some sunnier past, had been called upon to do. Selected No. He was all but certain of smashing both NFL records. Riggins currently sits at 16th best on the NFL's all-time rushing list with 11, yards.

      Anderson has accumulated 10, yards over his long year career. Hunt, who had more than 1, scrimmage yards and 14 total touchdowns in 11 games last season, will have a role in this offense when he becomes eligible, but I expect Chubb to remain the RB1 at least for this season. Of course, the knee issue will be something to continue to monitor, but the Rams will get carries from Malcolm Brown and third-round draft pick Darrell Hendersonwhich will allow Gurley to be fresher and more explosive when he is on the field. In '84, Dickerson averaged Dickerson rushed for 2, yard and scored 14 touchdowns -- this, even though he was basically the Rams entire offense.


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Davis is one of the few running backs to run for 2, Great running backs of the NFL book in a season as he tallied up 2, yards in For starters, he was obsessed with greatness. I know you've been waiting for this, so I'm going to give the people what they want.

Peterson's ability to turn what looks like nothing into a big play -- I can only think of a couple of other players Gale Sayers, Barry Sanders who come close to match it. Jets, 64 5. Gale Sayers The Kansas Comet put up giant numbers in an injury-shortened, game career. While playing for the Lions, Sanders was practically their only offensive weapon and their best player.

Seven-time Pro Bowler Nobody catches this guy. I mean, the early s were a dark time for the forward pass, and was particularly nuts. With the major offseason player movement behind us and just over a month to go Great running backs of the NFL book training camp commences, now is the perfect time to assess every NFL backfield.

When asked how long Lamar could survive at that rate of loss, H. Csonka also scored an impressive 64 touchdowns. Everyone knew O. Dorsett was a very explosive back as he averaged 4. And the entire league threw the ball just 8, He played every down.

Gerald Riggs 8 of 50 Gerald Riggs is No. He scored 14 touchdowns in -- a lot, certainly, but not great in this company. We'll talk about that a lot moving forward, because these guys in our Top 10 almost are all going to have some variation of that. Emmitt Smith, Smith was sort of the mirror image of Sanders.

There was nothing rhetorical or vague about it: I chose to believe that it was not unlike the jobs which all men, in some sunnier past, had been called upon to do. The enormous Brown could just as easily run over defenders as around them, with a scary combination of size and speed that helped him lead the league in rushing in all but one season of his career and rush for over 1, yards seven times he fell short by four yards once —in seasons that lasted just 12 or 14 games.

He was a healthy scratch for the first three games of last season and then was sidelined by a hamstring injury later on, but he has the opportunity to re-write his NFL story this season in a new offense under Bruce Arians.

But I felt more in one Sunday afternoon than I did later on in whole years -- writing is the only thing I have done that comes close to being as terrifying as being a football player.

Next: This running back took home the MVP award. Does that make you feel a little bit better about him as the focal point of your offense? They scored points -- second most in NFL history -- the grocery stocker quarterback became a legend, the offensive coordinator was called a genius.

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