Two years ago, sixth-rounder Alfred Morris held onto his roster spot with a strong preseason and went on to break the Redskins single-season rushing yards record. While steals like Morris are rare, they're also instructive. Some teams invest far fewer resources in their rushing attacks without losing much, if any,…
It's an NFL maxim that no position is more replaceable than running back. In the wake of Trent Richardson's shocking trade to Indianapolis, it's worth noting that this Sunday, the Browns won't be playing anyone who has a single rushing yard this year.
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