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Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

Duane Murray

“Mr. High School Sports” – Can Class AA Hopefuls Overcome Backfield Blues?

WASHINGTON, Pa. (93-7 THE FAN) — Perhaps, going forward, Washington head coach Mike Bosnic and Steel Valley head coach Rodney Steele will carry rabbit’s feet, extra pennies, or, failing that, four-leaf clovers with them on the sidelines, if they don’t already.

93-7 The Fan–09/19/2013

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Jerome Bettis: Steelers Should Give Dwyer Another Chance

With the Steelers’ running game taking a hit after Le’Veon Bell’s injury, KDKA’s Bob Pompeani chatted with retired Steelers great Jerome Bettis and got his take on their ground attack.

93-7 The Fan–08/24/2013

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Football Evolved: The Hurry-Up Offense And The Running Back

Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.

08/19/2013

Todd Thomas

Panther Hollow: Rumored Thomas Return Not Official As Coaches Shuffle Duties

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Those waiting to see if outside linebacker Todd Thomas still has a future with Pitt football will have to wait a little longer, as team officials still are not commenting on a report by Chip Patterson of CBS Sports on Thomas’ possible return.

93-7 The Fan–08/09/2013

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NFL Hall Of Famer Tony Dorsett Sees Some Of His Game In Adrian Peterson

Pitt Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett talked with Starkey, Miller and Mueller about his time in the NFL and if there is anyone in the league right now who plays the game the way he did.

05/29/2013

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Shaun O’Hara: Talent Will Only Get You So Far

Andrew was joined by former Giants offensive lineman and current NFL Network analyst Shaun O’Hara who thought that Ahmad Bradshaw would have been a good fit for the Steelers.

93-7 The Fan–05/03/2013

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Steelers’ President Calls Season “Frustrating,” Expects Changes

By Pittsburgh Steelers’ standards, 8-8 is unacceptable; especially after starting 6-3. So, KDKA’s Bob Pompeani asked Steelers’ President Art Rooney II what word best describes 2012.

01/31/2013

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Ed Bouchette Updates Steelers’ Running Back Injuries

Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93.7 The FAN to discuss the Steelers running back situation.

10/25/2012

Baron Batch

Batch Ready If Backfield Can’t Recuperate

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Baron Batch’s NFL career began with an injury, which, in and of itself, seems to make him a perfect fit for the Steelers’ running game these days. But even as the Steelers struggle to stay healthy, and, for that matter, stay in the playoff hunt, he doesn’t feel his job has changed.

93-7 The Fan–10/15/2012

Isaac Redman

Redman Expects Steelers To Run Back On Track

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers let one get away in Week 3 at Oakland, but according to running back Isaac Redman, the 34-31 upset by the Raiders, their pretty punchless ground attack is not entirely to blame, nor is Todd Haley’s strategy.

93-7 The Fan–09/28/2012

Isaac Redman

Steelers’ Running Backs Adjust, Wait For Mendenhall

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers running back Isaac Redman understands head coach Mike Tomlin’s desire for improvement from his backfield, saying after practice Wednesday they simply need to execute better.

93-7 The Fan–09/19/2012

Mike Tomlin

Tomlin Still Seeking Balance On Offense

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Steelers ate up ten minutes of clock, relying partly on yeoman’s work from Isaac Redman and Jonathan Dwyer, to clinch a 27-10 win over the New York Jets at […]

93-7 The Fan–09/18/2012

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Panther Hollow: Players Buying Into Balanced Backfield

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Most of us are taught by our parents at a young age to share. In any event, it’s a lesson sophomore Isaac Bennett obviously took to heart entering the 2012 season.

93-7 The Fan–09/13/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Two Top Running Backs Ready For Prime Time

Playoff hopefuls Baldwin and Penn Hills meet on ROOT Sports Thursday night in a WPIAL Class AAAA Southeastern Conference game.

93-7 The Fan–09/12/2012

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