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Ranking top-20 NFL running backs heading into 2018

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Yardbarker

NFL running backs, while at times underappreciated, are among the most dynamic and exciting players to watch in the league.Some franchises devote their complete offensive schemes around their star running back. Meanwhile, other teams employ a combination of talents and use a running back committee to move the chains.With NFL offseason practices winding down until training camp, we thought it would be fun to rank the top running backs in the league heading into the 2018 season.20. Rashaad Penny, Seattle SeahawksThe Seahawks spent their first-round pick on Penny to bolster last year's anemic rushing attack. Penny is listed No. 1 on the Seahawks' depth chart after he rushed for an incredible 2,248 yards and 23 touchdowns at San Diego State in 2017. Look for Penny's young, fresh legs to come to the rescue of quarterback Russell Wilson, who led the Seahawks with 586 rushing yards last year. Head coach Pete Carroll envisions Penny “as a three-down back” who can do it all.19. Kenyan Drake, Miami DolphinsDrake added

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