[quote] NFL Running Backs Are in Threat of Extinction

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A professor of sports law at American University, Duru is a longtime observer of the NFL’s hiring practices. These days, he’s focused on how the league has devalued the running back position.

“What is happening with running backs is extraordinary,” Duru wrote in an email to Andscape last week. “Running back was a premier and valued position just a few years ago, and now the bottom is falling out.”

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