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Addai, Jones-Drew in select company

Joseph Addai and Maurice Jones-Drew have both started their careers in impressive fashion.

Originally Published: October 20, 2007
By Aaron Schatz | FootballOutsiders.com

Last year was a good one for a number of rookie running backs, but the two best seasons probably belonged to Joseph Addai of Indianapolis and Maurice Jones-Drew of Jacksonville.

This week, the two will square off on Monday Night Football. To get an idea of where each player's career might be headed, we decided to look at their numbers using similarity scores.

Similarity scores were first introduced by Bill James to compare current baseball players to players from the past, and the ...

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