Top Running Backs heading into 2012
1 Arian Foster is now the best all around back runs hard can block and can catch and is a perfect back for the Houston zone running scheme
2 Ray Rice the most versatile back in the NFL is dangerous running the ball and catching the ball from out the back field and figures to yet again be the most important player in the ravens offense.
3 Lesean McCoy Shady McCoy might have the most impressive cutback moves of any back in the league still very young McCoy looks to remain a elite player
4 Maurice Jones Drew Maurice Jones is the jaguars offense the compact work horse back takes over games running the ball and catching the ball
5 Adrian Peterson Ap is coming off a torn Acl the only reason he is ranked as Low as he is when healthy he combines a unbelievable mixture of size power and speed that no running back in the NFL has.
6 Steven Jackson From the St Louis Lamb Chops this work horse back continues to carry the load and run with power and speed for a lousy team
7 Chris Johnson A down season for him but Johnson looks re dedicated to football if so the NFL most explosive running back should vault his way back in the top 5 backs in the league
8 Matt Forte Chicago Care Bears the do it all back for the bears was on his way to a career season before he was injured now with the new contract he wanted this multi threat running back should still be one of the best running back in the league
9 Marshawn Lynch The Best power back in the league the Beast Mode runs hard and with Power and is the key to Seattle Pelicans offense
10 Frank Gore Has a good mixture of size strength and speed and one of the best screen catching running backs in the league gore figures to again be a vital part of the
Just missed the cut Jamaal Charles Darren McFadden Michael Turner Ryan Matthews Fred Jackson