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It was only a preseason game but the Kansas City Chiefs’ running back Cyrus Gray has already started to prove his doubters wrong. Gray led the Chiefs’ ground attack against the Arizona Cardinals in the first game of Kansas City’s preseason schedule.
Gray rushed for 65 yards on 15 carries and scored a touchdown to lead all Kansas City rushers. He did most of his damage in the fourth quarter to help the Chiefs put the game away. Gray displayed the speed to turn the corner and some ability to break tackles against the Cardinals.
Just as he did in college, he ran hard between the tackles and showed the patience to wait for holes to develop. He displayed a nice burst on his seven yard touchdown run.
Gray has consecutive 1,000 yard rushing seasons at Texas A&M and ran a 4.41 in the 40 at the NFL Combine. He dropped all the way to the sixth round of the 2012 draft because of injury concerns. Gray suffered a shoulder injury against Kansas during his senior year at A&...
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