Daily Haze: A Few Rookie Running Back To Consider

June 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Mentioned Kevin Smith yesterday in the Monday Morning Rehab as he continues to recover from a serious knee injury suffered near the end of the 2009 season, and it got me thinking about rookie running backs like Lions' rookie Jahvid Best. What should we expect from some of these guys in the 2010 season?
A few worth watching, including Best, below.
Jahvid Best, Lions: Best is an explosive play-maker in a great situation. The Lions' offense seems to be improving and has plenty of young talent surrounding second-year quarterback Matthew Stafford. Best gets to play indoors and the team's incumbent running back, Kevin Smith, is coming off an injury-laden season. As long as he does not suffer any ill effects -- mentally or physically -- from his concussion trouble at Cal, Best should be one of this year's best rookie runners.
Ryan Mathews, Chargers: Clearly the best fantasy football prospect of all the rookie running backs this year. San Diego head coach Norv Turner wants...

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