Backup RBs emerging from backdrop
Prevalent two-headed running attacks allowing reserve backs to shine in playoffs
To advance to the Big Dance in Miami next month, NFL teams might have to resort to a bit of a two-to-tango philosophy.
At least when it comes to running the football.
The wild-card games demonstrated the significance of depth at running back, and the divisional round possibly could extend that pattern. It's rare when a team that adopts a tailback-by-committee approach goes all the way to the Super Bowl, but the league appears to be embracing a trend in which second-line tailbacks ...
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2009 NFL PLAYOFFS: ROAD TO MIAMI