The Oakland Raider’s Backfield: “Jam Master Jay and Run DMC”

June 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL is now looking for a new backfield band to go up the charts. The Oakland Raiders now have "Jam Master Jay and Run-DMC."
Backfield bands across the NFL landscape have have been formed. The last band to make a number one hit was the New York Giant's "Earth, Wind, and Fire" in 2007.
The Tennessee Titans as recently had "Smash and Dash." But "Dash" has since gone solo with a 2,000 yard season while "Dash" is looking for a new band to join.
What makes a backfield name?
In the case of the New York Giants, they had three running backs that had different abilities and styles.
Brandon Jacobs was "Earth," as he was like a bolder rolling down a mountain when he carried the ball. With the speed to run like the wind, Ahmad Bradshaw was the "Wind" of the backfield. That leaves the versatile Derrick Ward as "Fire."
"Smash and Dash" is not too hard to figure out. Lendale White is the 250 pound "Sm...

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