Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 2/16/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 16: Reggie Bush #25 (R) and Jeremy Shockey #88 of the New Orleans Saints celebrate after Bush ran for a 46-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the Arizona Cardinals during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Louisana Superdome on January 16, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
The 2011 campaign was a stellar one for Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush, but can he keep it up? After five seasons with the New Orleans Saints, Bush joined the Dolphins by way of trade that netted the Saints a swap of sixth round picks and Jonathan Amaya. It turns out, the Dolphins were the winners in that trade after Bush broke-out for the best rushing season of his career. In his five seasons with the Saints, the most rushing yards Bush compiled in a single season was 581 on 157 carries. This past season with the Dolphins, Bush carried the ball 216 times for 1,086 yards and six touchdowns. That’s an average of five yards per carry for the former second overall pick out of the University of Southern California. He added 43 receptions for 296 yards. The question now is whether or not Bush can repeat the performance and be called a feature back in the NFL on a consistent basis. At this point, it’s difficult to guess as to what Bush will do for the team in 2012 as the Dolphins have a new head coach in former Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin. Philbin’s [...]
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