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Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

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.

08/13/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 18: Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles hands the ball off to running back LeSean McCoy #25 during the first half against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 18, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Spread Offense Led By Foles, Buoyed By McCoy Poses Challenge For Lions

The Detroit Lions are no stranger to dangerous running backs, and they get to try to handle another one Sunday at Philadelphia.

CBS Detroit–12/04/2013

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions on the sidelines during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Carindals defeated the Lions 25-21.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Is The NFL Getting Too Soft? Veterans Agree Football Is A Different Game Now

Right or wrong, it is safe to say football does not look the way it used to.

CBS Detroit–10/23/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the tackle of William Gay #22 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during a third quarter run at Heinz Field on September 22, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chicago won the game 40-23. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Focusing On Underrated Matt Forte

Schwartz even agreed to compare Forte with freakishly talented Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2013

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears tries to escape the tackle of William Gay #22 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during a third quarter run at Heinz Field on September 22, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chicago won the game 40-23. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions-Bears Preview: Jim Schwartz Outlines Game Plan, Says Stopping Matt Forte Is Key

Even in a league renowned for parity, some games mean more than others.

CBS Detroit–09/27/2013

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Football Evolved: The Hurry-Up Offense And The Running Back

Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.

08/19/2013

Philadelphia Eagles v Seattle Seahawks

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs

Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.

08/15/2012

CHICAGO - SEPTEMBER 12: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears is pursued by Zack Follett #49 of the Detroit Lions during the NFL season opening game at Soldier Field on September 12, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bears defeated the Lions 19-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears, Forte Agree To Four-Year Deal

Pro Bowl running back Matt Forte and the Chicago Bears have agreed to a four-year contract, settling the biggest issue hanging over the team.

97.1 The Ticket–07/17/2012

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