The Patriots are in need of a running back with Fred Taylor all but retiring and the other veterans on the team playing beyond their years. But looking at the 2011 Draft class, are any of these prospects worthy of a being taken by New England? A closer look reveals that teams may not need to spend a high pick on a back.
April 11, 2011
Players are invited to the NFL Scouting Combine based on their potential for the next level. Past performance is thrown out the window in what becomes a basic skills test. Here is a look at 10 players who could see their value increase exponentially with a big time performance at this week's Combine in Indianapolis.
February 22, 2011
When P.J. Hill declared for the NFL draft, he hadn't told a soul at the University of Wisconsin, especially not running back coach John Settle. With John Clay debating about next season, Settle has made sure his star running back and him have open dialogue to make an educated decision.
December 25, 2010
With three healthy running backs in the rotation, all with over 880 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns, Wisconsin has to find a way to get all three backs involved against the nation's No.1 defense in TCU. The simple way to determining playing time: practice production.
December 15, 2010