By: Edward Egros

running back

The Death of the Running Back?

image2The NFL became the most successful North American sport because of what running backs like Eric Dickerson contributed. It's no secret today's football strays away from the running game, which gave the sport its foundation. Now, offenses resort to the pass more to the point where it seems like quarterbacks and receivers are the only two positions doing anything on the field.

This podcast includes Dickerson's thoughts on the devaluation of the running back and how the NFL is going in the wrong direction. I then break down, analytically, why passing has become a greater priority.

To listen to this podcast, click here.