Buffalo Bills: Running Back Problems Aren’t Anything New

April 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Marshawn Lynch was drafted 12th overall in the 2007 NFL Draft and was the Bills first rookie running back to reach over 1,000 yards since Greg Bell in 1984. Lynch was instantly a hit with the Buffalo community after troubled running back Willis McGahee spouted his mouth off and was traded to Baltimore.
The last two running backs selected in the first round of the NFL draft have turned into problems for the Buffalo Bills.
After the Buffalo Bills took a chance on the injured McGahee, who was a former top-five selection before blowing out his knee, McGahee caused problems by criticizing the city's night life and its women. He even went as far as saying that the Bills would be better off in Toronto.
While McGahee proved to be a wasted pick, Marshawn Lynch could be on the same route.
Last season, Lynch was suspended for the first three games after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor weapons charge, and then lost his starting job to "Fast" Freddy Jackson, who won the he...

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