First-round running backs are scarce
Changing nature of the game has made position more specialized, less critical
Alabama running back Mark Ingram's specialty is running downhill.
But with the way this draft is shaping up, you must wonder whether the position he plays is in a downward spiral. Ingram is probably going to be the only running back taken in the first round.
Only three teams -- Miami, New England and possibly New Orleans -- have prime needs in the backfield. Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams are unsigned, and Miami coach Tony Sparano is run-oriented. The Dolphins could have the ...
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