RBs Roast Beef – The Overcooked Situation of Falcons’ Running Backs

DeMarco Murray. Matt Forte. Marshawn Lynch. Le’Veon Bell. What do all of these players have in common? Aside from the fact that they’re dominant, league-leading running backs? They’re the only dominant running backs on their respective teams. The Atlanta Falcons have struggled the past couple of seasons to find their every down back and as such, have been forced to go with a run by committee strategy. Steven Jackson can no longer put the weight of a squad on his back and the other two (healthy) RBs are just too inexperienced to make up for it. With Smith now on the IR, our birds find themselves up shit’s creek and the paddle is quite small. Read More

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