Found October 12, 2012 on Football Nation:
The first five weeks of the NFL are a time for overreacting and making judgments on a limited sample size.  In that spirit, it is time to rank some of the top offensive skills players through Week 5.  We move onto the ball carriers of the offense, the running backs.  There were plenty of questions surrounding some of the biggest name running backs during the offseason.  Would Adrian Peterson make his return to the Vikings by the beginning of the season?  Would he be the same explosive runner?  What about Rashard Mendenhall, who suffered a similar injury?  Would Maurice Jones-Drew be a Jaguar when the 2012 season began?We have answers to some of these questions, although none of these names made this list.  There are still some familiar names in the Top 5 and a little known rookie sneaks in among the big names as well.Here are the Top 5 NFL Running Backs through Week 5.#5 - Alfred Morris When Week 1 rolled around for the Washington Redskins, there were some questions in the offensive...

Ravens Host the Cowboys: Week 6 Preview

Ravens vs CowboysSunday ‚Äď 10/14/121:00 PM Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium at 1:00pm kicks off an AFC vs NFC battle between the Baltimore Ravens and the visiting Dallas Cowboys. Baltimore has faced off against the Cowboys in only two occasions in the past and both have resulted in wins for the Ravens. The team‚Äôs last meeting between the two came 4 years ago in 2008 when the Ravens...

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Upset Alert: Seattle Seahawks Will Stun The New England Patriots

I've already picked an upset and watched an upset this week, but I am feeling another one coming.I've been on the Seahawks bandwagon for a while (I picked them over my Cowboys here and the Packers here).  I believe in their defense, and I believe in Marshawn Lynch (especially when he goes for 1/4 of the price of Ray Rice after almost matching Rice's stats last year...

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¬†Quarterback ¬†Running Back ¬†Wide Receiver ¬†1. ¬†Matt Ryan vs. Oakland ¬†Arian Foster vs. Green Bay ¬†Percy Harvin vs. Washington ¬†2. ¬†Peyton Manning vs. San Diego ¬†LeSean McCoy vs. Detroit ¬†Julio Jones vs. Oakland ¬†3. ¬†Aaron Rodgers vs. Houston ¬†Ray Rice vs. Dallas ¬†Calvin Johnson vs. Philadelphia ¬†4. ¬†Robert Griffin III vs. Minnesota ¬†Trent Richardson vs. ‚Ķ Continue reading ¬Ľ
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