Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 10/30/11
Philadelphia-eagles
Jahvid Best’s fragile health and the recent proposed trade for Ronnie Brown have made me start to wonder what the realistic options are for Detroit at running back. Matthew Stafford can resort to short passes to substitute for the run, but it would benefit him and the team if he was able to take a breather on occasion. The ability to hand the ball off now and again is a necessity when the team is ahead, after a play when he is pressured or sacked, and when he is not at one hundred percent. The first name that jumped out at me is Brian Westbrook. The free agent played almost a decade in Philadelphia and was a phenomenal pass catcher like Jahvid Best. His ability to stop and start on a dime would be perfectly suited for the fast turf at Ford Field. During his prime,  he played in the NFC East-which was the top conference in the league. Now it may very well be the NFC North. This means that he is used to facing the best and excelling. Julius Jones spent seven years in the league with...
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  • Let's look at the possibilty of starting Stafford to see how it works good or bad. Put Hill in to get a different view of the offence. As time passes, change to Stanton for effect. Using the pre-season formula could confuse the Denver "D" to no end. Put Stafford in at anytime reasonable. Relief, as in baseball, but in the NFL the QB can return at any time. Confusion, is just another form of compatition. Why Not?
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