Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
Thanks to two quick interceptions early in the fourth quarter, Seattle was able to put up 17 points in the final quarter and cruise to a 41-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Seattle is the first team this season to have double-digit wins and finally gets their Bye Week.
2013 is on pace to wind up as only the second NFL season in the past 20 years without a single 1,500-yard rusher.
Almost three months into the regular season and Seattle still hasn’t gotten their off week yet. All that stands between them and a franchise-best 10-1 start to a season is the Minnesota Vikings.
With two of the NFL’s premier running backs, reigning NFL MVP Adrian “All Day” Peterson and Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch, this game could be an old school “three yards and a cloud of dust” games your grandparents told you about when you were growing up.
This is the first time in franchise history the Seattle Seahawks have started a season 7-1. They are atop the NFC with the best record in the conference and have a two-game lead over fellow NFC West division rivals, the San Francisco 49ers.
Chris Clemons appears all the way back from a severe knee injury … and then some.
Ever since high school, Marshawn Lynch has been compared to another running back. Lynch has been covered by the glory of someone else, will this be the year that he ultimately radiates his dominance on the gridiron?
Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Which player should come off the fantasy boards first overall? Our Sports Verdict team debates!