My favorite RB prospects this year (the good ones)

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  1. Scarecrow

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    Forte is probably my favorite runner in the league right now, I'd love to get someone similar to him, who wouldn't?

    I really think thats where the position is going though, guys who don't do one thing incredibly well, but do everything really good. Although, Forte is amazing in the passing game.
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    6 foot @ 205 seems like a cb running the ball to me. He will probably be advised to add 10-15 lbs in the off season for the combine.

    I don't know his injury history but I'd be afraid of this guy getting hurt. He's got a longer lower half it looks like
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    Forte is also used in a way to make him a weapon. If you mold grice after him, you'd have a similar talent out of the backfield. Not sure he is as laterally gifted. He lumbers a tad bit. Kinda like he's bigger than he is.

    Would be an interesting for a spread team that needs a rb that can move to the slot or wide and run routes.
  4. LoneWolf

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    So your saying shorter backs can't have power? What do you think MJD would say about that?

    Agreed. Grice looks more like a thicker receiver, but would be a nice complement back. Great hands out of the back field and can be and can be a kick returner. Don't let his size fool you he will run through arm tackles. They love giving him the ball in the redzone which he has a knack for getting in.
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    Actually that's not at all what I was saying. He just doesn't have the explosion that forte has on deciding his cut/lateral agility/hole finding. At least this is what I see. He's just a hair slow to the hole when he has to change direction.

    I actually like the shorter RBs. By far. Lanky RBs scare me if they arnt completely rocked up.
  6. LoneWolf

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    What's appealing to me are his hands, I don't think their is a running back in this draft as good as him. Not only can he turn screens into big gains, he can run routes and go across the field and make the big play.

    And he doesn't fumble.
  7. Ensconatus

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    He kinda runs like a heavier back. But working with a scat weight.

    You get him up to 220 and I really like the guy. I don't think an extra 15 lbs would hurt his style either because he's not particularly shifty or fast. So the extra weight could actually help him push a little hard up the hole and break tackles.

    He's a jack of all trades. great hands. One cut runner. Probably best suited for a power style/Behind a pulling guard.

    Good prospect for a team looking for that joker type talent. I'd personally put the kid on a spread team that runs power outta the gun/pistol.
  8. LoneWolf

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    He's definitely an interesting prospect: I can't wait to see how he performs in some of the individual drills at the combine
  9. J Falk

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    All about Andre lol
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    Lol. Either or. But Hyde got better feet.