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lsu xman
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


reggie bush to a small extent.





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DrierlintLSU
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Going back a bit, John Riggins...huge season with the Jets then goes to the Skins for a couple forgettable seasons before busting out for several years including a couple super bowl appearances. I think he might have even been MVP of one of them. Probably more due to injuries and the way the Skins used him when he first signed with them than actual slump.





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LSUJuice
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Al Davis killed Marcus Allen's career, and Marty Schottenheimer(sp) revived it.





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Porter Osborne Jr
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


quote:

John Riggins


First name that popped in my head.






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hiltacular
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


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reggie bush to a small extent.


I was thinking Reggie as well but I wouldn't necessarily say he has "resurrected his career". If anything he is showing signs of progress.






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JJ27
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Stephen Davis





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GynoSandberg
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Earnest Byner





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Lester Earl
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


terry allen





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SabiDojo
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Jamaal Lewis.....





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PapiGogo
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Marcus Allen... end of discussion. He rotted on the bench for 2+ years with the Raiders.





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taylork37
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Cedric Benson





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NOTORlOUSD
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Tiki Barber:

Year...Age..Yards..TD...YPC
2000...25....1006....9.....4.7
2001...26....865......4.....5.2 (injured, 166 carries)
2002...27....1387....11...4.6
2003...28....1216....3.....4.4
2004...29....1518....15...4.7
2005...30....1860....11...5.2
2006...31....1662....5.....5.1



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Tiger1242
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


quote:

Tiki Barber:

Year...Age..Yards..TD...YPC
2000...25....1006....9.....4.7
2001...26....865......4.....5.2 (injured, 166 carries)
2002...27....1387....11...4.6
2003...28....1216....3.....4.4
2004...29....1518....15...4.7
2005...30....1860....11...5.2
2006...31....1662....5.....5.1


Looks pretty consistent to me






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NOTORlOUSD
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


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Looks pretty consistent to me

2003 was the down year in all categories. The Giants also went 4-12 that year.






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Paul Allen
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Fred Taylor





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rondo
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Garrison Hearst





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Tiger1242
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


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2003 was the down year in all categories.

I mean it was a slight drop but it wasn't some horrible career depleting year that he had to resurrect his career from






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Pilot Tiger
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


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2003 was the down year in all categories
running for 1200 yards in the NFL is in no way, shape, or form remotely close to a slump






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Sophandros
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


Terry Allen.





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PortCityTiger24
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re: What is the best example of a runningback resurrecting his career


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Stephen Davis


Good one







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