Three rookie running backs lead a group ready to dominate on the ground in Week 2 of the 2012 NFL season. Two of these first-year runners enjoyed solid starts to their debut campaigns in Week 1, while the other found the going tough, save for one highlight-worthy play.
These three youngsters are joined by two veterans, one who is returning from a serious injury, anxious to prove he can still overwhelm any NFL defense.
The other is a workhorse who was often forgotten in a pass-first offense on his previous team.
Here are the five running backs primed to have big games in Week 2.