Arizona Cardinals Position Battles: Running Back

June 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

No doubt in my mind. 
This should not be a battle—period. 
When I was informed that Tim Hightower is reps with the first team in training OTAs, I figured I was wrong in my thinking. 
As much as I trust Coach Whisenhunt, and the new core of leadership in Arizona, in this situation, I must question their decision making. 
Tim Hightower over a very good up-and-coming back in Wells?
Maybe they're just trying to save Wells and not over-work him. 
In that case it makes sense. 
If there is any other reason for this, it would seem to be insanity. 
So apparently there is a battle for the starting running back job. Let's examine the participants.
1. The Starter (Apparently): Tim Hightower
Logistics: 6'0", 222 lbs.
Strengths: Pass Blocking, Pass Catching.
Weaknesses: Lack of speed, Lack of Vision.
I expect a situation similar to last year's, where Hightower was the starter i...

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