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Who is the best fit at runningback to replace Felix?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by 1Star5Rings, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. 1Star5Rings

    1Star5Rings Member

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    So Felix is obviously going to be gone before the season starts as we all know,but who do you guys think is the best fit for our number 2 RB spot?There are many options out there in the draft and some in free agency.Just wanted to see what everyone's thoughts are on this topic.Do we want a scat back,a bruiser?Who do you guys want?For me it's Kenjon Barner from Oregon,I think he is one of the most explosive backs this draft,hits the holes,fast,everything we need.Thoughts?
  2. Reverend Conehead

    Reverend Conehead Active Member

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  3. rash

    rash Member

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    We oughta go out and get Danny Woodhead
  4. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

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    I would take a flier on lattimore in the 4th or 5th. Also really like theo riddick from notre dame due to his versatility. He can split out in the slot, something he has done a lot in college. He could be a great value in the 5th or 6th.
  5. ajk23az

    ajk23az Through Pain Comes Clarity

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  6. durrrr

    durrrr Active Member

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    no thanks
  7. durrrr

    durrrr Active Member

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    i think we need more of a bell cow type back that could potentially carry the load if/when murray is injured
  8. kirkjrk

    kirkjrk Active Member

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    Agree totally. I think instead of looking for a #2 back we should look for a #1 back. Murray is regarded as very good because he's the best we have but I don't think he's the best out there available by far, plus his injury history. Nope we definitely need to look #1 all the way, then let them compete for the job.
  9. Vinnie2u

    Vinnie2u Well-Known Member

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    Lacy from Alabama is my pet cat.. He's a banger and he's use to sharing the load..
  10. FrankBullitt

    FrankBullitt New Member

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    The second coming of Barber there but with more speed and moves.
  11. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    Lacy won't be available to us (there should be NO circumstance where they take him in the first)...someone mentioned Lattimore. I like him a lot, but I see him going by round 3. Being a Notre Dame fanatic, I would love Riddick wearing the star, but as mentioned above, only in the 5th or 6th round - he has a lot of value there

    I don't see us grabbing a RB before the 5th round unless, of course, we do some type of trade-down in the first and pick up an additional 2nd or 3rd rounder
  12. 1Star5Rings

    1Star5Rings Member

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    This:star:
  13. unionjack8

    unionjack8 Well-Known Member

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    i like Javon Ringer in FA.

    Not a lot of wear on his tires, filled in well for Johnson when injured, can go the distance, good in pass pro on 3rd downs, still only 26 so he can see out a 3-4 year deal, should be relatively cheap.
    Also it allows us to use the draft to fill holes on the DL and OL.

    If not then go the UDFA route, rb is the easiest position to plug and play.
  14. Canada180

    Canada180 bannedontherun88

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    Christine Michael looks good. Could be had in the 4th 0r 5th

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCVqxFeWFoU
  15. dalboy

    dalboy one man wolf pack

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    Would love to have Taylor from Stanford in 3rd or 4th round
  16. bkight13

    bkight13 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I like Ringer and Chris Ivory from New Orleans seems very similar.
  17. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    We'll find out in the 4th or 5th round.
  18. Redball Express

    Redball Express All Aboard!!!

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    Garrett isn't a guy that likes to run the ball.

    Therefore, unless Garrett is no longer the playcaller, I don't think it will matter. We could have Jim Brown in the backfield and he'd still only get 15 carries a game.

    Whatever.

    :starspin RedBaLL ExPreSS:starspin
  19. rbr651

    rbr651 Active Member

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    I'd rather it be 6th or UDFA....RB's are a dime a dozen and anything earlier than 5th round and I'll be highly disappointed.
  20. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    kenjon barner


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