Originally posted on The Saints Nation  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Even with Chris Ivory traded away, I view the running back position as one of the most stable positions on the entire roster. In fact, that's exactly why Ivory was traded, an overload of talent at the position. There's a lot of variety at that position with a 1st round draft pick, a couple undrafted players that make an impact, and a free agent that demanded a medium priced investment. All of them serve slightly different roles, but as always you can expect the Saints to give all of these guys a chance and use them in different ways while playing to their strengths. This offense is very much a back by committee system, which for the most part is the way of the league these days. The top four backs seem pretty stable both with this staff's history of finding terrific running talent in unlikely places it's become almost reliastic to expect the unexpected. Here are the players: Pierre Thomas: While he typically only sees somewhere between 5 and 15 touches a game, I view him as po...
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