The NFL today is a quarterback driven league so many tend to forget the importance of the running back position.
We saw it in action as Mark Ingram was the sole running back taken in this year's draft. Moreover, teams are switching over to the running back by committee system which limits the heavy investment in a particular player.
Of course, that's not to say there aren't any more star runners left. Players such as Maurice Jones-Drew and Steven Jackson remain the staples of their respective team's offense and continue to dominate their opponents.
But who's the best running back in the NFL today? Is it Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson or Tennessee Titans' Chris Johnson?
Let's compare the two and find out!