The NFL has transformed into a pass-happy league, and some running backs have thrived because of it.
The ability for a running back to be an option out in the flat or in short quick routes can do wonders for an offense and make a young QB look like a seasoned veteran.
Backs who can catch also prevent some wear and tear on their bodies due to the fact that most of the time they are being hit by smaller players such as corners and safeties instead of defensive ends and defensive tackles.
The dual-threat back is widely underrated to me, and I feel as if teams should be drafting backs who can catch the ball out of the backfield. In this article, I'll list the top 15 receiving threats out of the backfield in the game today.