Stuck in the Backseat: 6 Backup NFL Running Backs Who Could Star Elsewhere

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Stuck in the Backseat: 6 Backup NFL Running Backs Who Could Star Elsewhere
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As the NFL continues to change into a pass-first league, the running game is a second thought. 

Starting running backs continue to get 20 carries, with 100 yards a game, however, their backups are lucky to get five-to-eight carries.

Teams like Green Bay, New England and Carolina have shed away from the running game, getting most of their offense from the passing game.

With that said, there are many running backs unable to display there talents, thus making them a non-factor in the league.

Here are six backup running backs I believe would star if given the chance to be a starting back in the NFL. 

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