This offseason Miami didn't shop for a running back during free agency. Steven Jackson, Ahmad Bradshaw and Michael Turner were available, and all were passed on by Ireland. Reggie Bush moved on to the Lions via free agency, leaving us with no veteran experience at the position.
But maybe that's the point. It's time for a youth movement.
Since 2011 Ireland has drafted a running back between the second and fifth rounds, infusing the lineup with young fresh legs and talent. Building a running back core through the draft and undrafted free agency makes sense, especially in the second year of a new system. This allows these backs to grow and learn and for the coaches to weed out those that do not make the cut.
Barring injuries and here are four backs who should make the roster.
Lamar Miller, Age 22
5'11" 218 lbs
Drafted in the 4th round of the 2012 Draft out of the University of Miami. He is known for his explosive speed and expected to be the opening day starter. He is one...