Which five NFL running backs will put together breakout season during 2015 and what do they need to do in order to break out?
The NFL has turned into a quarterback league, but the impact of the running back is still very important. Even the best quarterbacks in the league can struggle without having a legitimate ground game to support them.
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Running backs are the main way to take pressure off of quarterbacks, and they force defenses to respect more than just the man throwing the ball.
There are a few “elite” running backs in the NFL, with the increased “running back by committee” strategy. It isn’t a knock on the position as a whole, but there simply aren’t enough players that have proven themselves to play consistently at a superstar level.
Despite that fact, there are a few running backs with the potential to break out in the 2015 season.
Last season, there were quite a handful of rushers that showed the potential to turn into something in the future. Whether that “future” is now or farther ahead, they could be poised to have a breakout season in 2015.
Which five running backs will end up breaking out in the 2015 NFL season?
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