5 NFL Running Backs Ready for an Opportunity

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5 NFL Running Backs Ready for an Opportunity
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If a running back proves himself enough in training camp to reach No. 2 on the depth charts, there is often a chance that they will get the opportunity to show their stuff in the first few weeks of the season.

It is a major test for a young back that frequently results in more time spent on the bench, usually due to the player having a poor grip on the offense or exhibiting a major flaw in blocking schemes.

However, if the student can grasp the material, the explosiveness that usually comes with young talent can rocket them into relevance.

Miami's Daniel Thomas has already shown how quickly this can happen.

Here are some players that could shoot into the limelight very soon.

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