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Old 12-23-2012, 11:55 AM   #9
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Default Re: Calling for the next Barry Sanders: Stafford and Megatron desperately seek you.

Originally Posted by Skywalker
I suspect their scheme or oline aren't suited for a running game because Best and Leshoure are both good backs who averaged under 4 ypc as the feature back. What they need is a Matt Forte type RB I think.

Best was used a lot for screen passes, and dump offs that he could take for huge gains. From 2010-2011 he averaged 9.1 yards per reception, with 3 that went 50+. He was used more like Forte than any other Lions back, he just isn't great as a pure running back.
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