10 NFL Teams That Need to Invest in a Backup Running Back

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10 NFL Teams That Need to Invest in a Backup Running Back
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We are just days away from the completion of the second week of preseason games, that is of course, unless you're the Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints, who were the unlucky two to play in the Hall of Fame Game.

But for the vast majority of teams, they are entering the halfway point of the preseason, with the next game usually being the time where starters stay in longer and things begin to get more serious. 

After all, as football fans know, we are now less than three weeks away until the 2012 season kicks off.

No one will deny that the position that everyone focuses on is quarterback. But while the emphasis on the running game continues to dwindle, most teams still need a competing rushing attack to be a truly powerful offense. 

Some teams like the Philadelphia Eagles have a star running back and a capable back-up. Other teams like the Carolina Panthers have a plethora of good backs. Other teams like the New Orleans Saints have running backs that have vastly different strengths and roles on the team.

For other teams though, they have a running back, but are in need of a backup.

Here are the ten NFL teams most in need of finding a guy to sit behind their starter.   

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