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Beastmode 03-11-2011 10:17 AM

We need a short RB
 
I wasn't aware that 8 of the top 10 RB's of all time in the NFL have been short (5'10" and under). Granted, there were other factors involved in their success and there are some good taller backs out there but it would be another aspect teams would have to gameplan for. Ivory and Bush are 6', PT is close to it. If we had a RB that was 5'9" or so it would disrupt the way defenses tackle just enough to open up the run game a little more. I'm just brainstorming here but are there any decent short backs in the draft this year?

AllSaints 03-11-2011 10:41 AM

lmao...

papz 03-11-2011 10:48 AM

4 of the top 7 backs in this year's draft are 5'10 and under. If we are going to spend a draft pick on a running back, I'm hoping it won't be until the latter rounds.

neugey 03-11-2011 07:05 PM

Trade for Darren Sproles I say (somewhat kiddingly)

HouYat 03-11-2011 09:24 PM

I wonder what kind of shape Howard Stevens is in?
Yeah guys, i'm an old-timer.
Google him.

saintfan 03-11-2011 09:38 PM

I wonder, since the pending lockout looms, if the NFL would consider 'little people' football. That could be interesting...

neugey 03-11-2011 10:20 PM

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foreverfan 03-11-2011 10:45 PM

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foreverfan 03-12-2011 02:15 AM

I love when people jack a crappy thread. LOL

CheramieIII 03-12-2011 07:33 AM

How short is Ingram?


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