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What Would You Do with the Running Backs?

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RunEddieRun1983's picture
June 27, 2019 at 9:16am

The offseason rolls on folks, time to get a topic going.

I was discussing the RB position earlier this morning with a co-worker. Here's how I would handle the group:

1. JK Dobbins- pretty obvious, he's going to get the vast majority of the snaps. Just love this kid, stepped in from day 1 as a freshman and carried himself like a veteran.

2. Master Teague- looked good in his limited roll last season. I think when Dobbins needs to be spelled, Teague should be the guy to take those carries.

3. Marcus Crowley- keep him in redshirt territory as long as the guys ahead of him are healthy, but 100% need to get him in the mix late in the game.

That brings us to Demario McCall. I think he should used similar to how the Philadelphia Eagles were using Darren Sproles before the injuries made it so he wasn't able to play.

Sproles was never really a running back, or a slot receiver, or a return specialist, really he was all three. They made him a Swiss-army knife type of weapon and used him as a matchup advantage all over the field.

I think McCall could have a very similar role in this offense especially given his ability to catch the ball.


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