2011 NFL Rankings: Top 25 Running Backs Going Into the 2011 Season
In today’s NFL the running back position is arguably more important than it ever has been. Most teams are starting to adapt a two running back system, where their depth chart literally has two running backs that they consider to be starters.
If that doesn’t show you the importance of a running back right there than I don’t know what will.
Still, the league is populated with its fair share of stars in the backfield, and no matter how many guys you put behind them there could be no replacing these certain upper tier backs.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at the top 25 running backs heading into the 2011 NFL season: