11. Willis McGahee, BAL
Upside: still developing, consistent, versatile receiving threat, new coaches?
Downside: Loss of Johnathan Ogden on o-line, new coaches?
12. Larry Johnson, KC
Upside: prime age, proven productivity, easy rushing schedule
Downside: injury problems, bad o-line, Jamaal Charles?
13. Jamal Lewis, CLE
Upside: prime age, versatile receiving threat, developing o-line, 2nd year with Browns
Downside: increased receiving options, fluke season?
14. Ronnie Brown, MIA
Upside: amazing productivity, Tony Sparano, young and developing, better o-line, lack of receiving options, easy rushing schedule
Downside: injury prone, Ricky Williams?
15. Maurice Jones-Drew, JAC
Upside: young and developing, aging and fragile freddy, good o-line
Downside: Garrard passing more, Taylor finished very strong last season, difficult rushing schedule
16. LenDale White, TEN
Upside: young and developing, goal-line RB, lack of receiving options
Downside: Chris Johnson? difficult rushing schedule
17. Edgerrin James, ARI
Upside: consistent productivity, lack of depth at RB, young and developing o-line
Downside: aging, longest career rush in Arizona was for 27 yards
18. Michael Turner, ATL
Upside: played behind one of the best, great yards/carry average, new coach
Downside: bad o-line, running by committee with Norwood, new coach
19. Laurence Maroney, NE
Upside: young and developing, good o-line, easy rushing schedule
Downside: injury prone, running by committee, didn't score his first TD until week 11 after Sammy Morris was put on IR.
20. Selvin Young, DEN
Upside: young and developing, improving o-line, great yards/carry average, easy rushing schedule
Downside: injury prone, young competition, not a goal-line back
21. Johnathan Stewart, CAR
Upside: goal-line back that will bring a power running game, improving o-line, expected to handle main load
Downside: rookie, running by committee
22. Brandon Jacobs, NYG
Upside: goal-line back, amazing production, still developing,
Downside: consistent injury issues, competition with Ward and Bradshaw
23. Reggie Bush, NO
Upside: young and developing, versatile receiving threat
Downside: sophomore slump, injury problems, running by committee
24. Julius Jones, SEA
Upside: still developing, o-line transitioning to zone blocking,
Downside: every down back? competition
25. Willie Parker, PIT
Upside: still developing
Downside: Rashard Mendenhall? loss of Alan Faneca on o-line, declining yards/carry average, 2 TD's in 1,316 rushing yards