Kevin Harris has emerged as South Carolina’s surprising star: ‘He’s been a stud’

COLUMBIA, S.C. — When Kevin Harris walked onto the football field for the first time as a 5-year-old, he received a veteran’s introduction to the game. “The first thing we did for 30 minutes was drive that sled,” said Derek Sills, who coached Harris that season and would continue to do so for the next […]

Darrell Henderson is killing it off tackle

Todd Gurley probably had his best game of the season on Sunday and yet the results of the week and the year may only emphasize why the LA Rams had to made the difficult decision to release him in March. The most obvious and pertinent reason to the Rams though was not what Gurley’s been […]

Believe it or not, Alvin Kamara’s contract is a win for advanced metrics

If there’s a bigger divide in football today than the one between people heavily involved in the design and use of advanced metrics and people who believe against all available evidence that running backs matter as they did in previous eras, you’d have a hard time finding it. And while the absolute lockdown idea that […]

2020 fantasy football draft rankings: The running back tiers

What are positional tiers? Tiers are groups of players with a similar expected fantasy point performance for the season. It’s positive to draft any of the players in that tier because they are all of comparable value. Players not in that tier would represent a notable drop off in fantasy points. Tiering stops you from […]

There’s absolutely no reason the Vikings should give Dalvin Cook the contract he wants

Another top running back is coming up on the end of his rookie deal and he is reportedly asking for a lot of money, so I guess we’re doing this again. This time around, we have Dalvin Cook taking center stage in the latest episode of NFL Twitter’s favorite show: Does This Running Back Matter? Admittedly, […]

Coachspeak: White on Boston College’s Dillon

GREEN BAY, Wis. – A few numbers about A.J. Dillon stick out like the sore thumb (and sore abdominals and sore shoulders and, well, sore everything) he inflicted on opponents during three hard-charging seasons at Boston College. From 2017 through 2019, he topped 1,100-plus rushing yards in each season. In 2019, he recorded career highs […]

Green Bay Packers: AJ Dillon will Push for RB2 Snaps Right Away

One of a few surprises in this year’s NFL Draft for Green Bay Packers’ fans was when General Manager Brian Gutekunst decided to select running back A.J. Dillon early on with the 62nd pick. With Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams both in the final year of their rookie contracts, drafting a running back should have absolutely been […]

Back to the Drawing Board: How Effective Are RB & QB Draws?

By Mark Simon, Sports Info SolutionsArticle co-authored by Nate Weller Early in the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s loss to the Rams, Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens called a draw play for Nick Chubb on 4th-and-9 from the Rams 40. Not surprisingly, it didn’t work. The play gained only two yards and was widely ridiculed […]

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