On this week’s episode of Inside the Huddle, Jeff Reinebold and Neil Reynolds picked out their top five NFL running backs. Continuing with their ‘Best in the Business’ series after covering wide receivers in last week’s podcast, our hosts this time focused on the ground game. Jeff and Neil’s top five running backs Jeff Neil 1 Derrick Henry Derrick Henry 2 Christian McCaffrey Christian McCaffrey 3 Ezekiel Elliott Saquon Barkley 4 Saquon Barkey Nick Chubb 5 Aaron Jones Aaron Jones Despite it becoming commonplace for running backs to be described as ‘devalued’, Jeff stressed the importance of the position in today’s NFL, saying: “When you are trying to close out a game in the fourth quarter, you better have a running back.”When somebody is giving you a look that you’ve got to be able to exploit with the running game, you better have a running back.”The teams with these players certainly have that covered, and we begin Jeff’s list with the NFL’s 2019 rushing leader…1. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans Why does Jeff have him above the rest of these talented backs?”Because of his size,” he said on Inside the Huddle. “This is personal preference but I like big backs. I… Read full this story
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