Found February 25, 2013 on Gridiron Experts:
What’s the value Jack? It’s time for the annual NFL combine and that means all 32 teams will be scouting the next batch of talent.Looking at the draft this year, it is the offensive and defensive lineman that appear to be the “cream of the crop.” What if a team needs a running back? In a pass-heavy league it is easy to choose running backs later in drafts due to their short life spans in the NFL. In the last four NFL drafts, no more than three running backs have been taken in the first round. Why would a team want to spend an early pick on a running back in a pass-heavy league? If a scout sees a running back who is 6’2″, 240 lbs. and can run a 4.5 forty, can catch out of the backfield and pass-protect, that can open some eyes. So who might that be in the 2013 draft? The Past In the 2004 NFL draft that running back was Steven Jackson out of Oregon State. Jackson has accumulated over 10,000 rushing yards and 3,300 receiving yards in his career as a Ram. Why would St. Louis be so qui...
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