McCoy tried new diets, ran more hills and centered all training on pure explosion. He knows his game is based on "20-, 30-yard bursts" so that's how he tailored all drills and waged his war versus the evil forces that are undefeated against running backs. Creaky joints. Stiff hips. A lost fifth gear. A younger, fresher alternative.
Jordan Howard, RB, Chicago Bears The Chicago rookie broke through in a big way last year, going from an unheralded fifth-round pick to being a top-10 fantasy back by year's end. Howard amassed the second-most rushing yards in the league (1,313 yards, 5.1 ypc) to go along with seven total scores.
In a fantasy season that produced a true running back renaissance, Miami running back Jay Ajayi was one of the NFL’s best in 2016. After serving as Arian Foster’s backup for the first four games, Ajayi grabbed the starting tailback spot in Week Five and never looked back.
Plus, they drafted this Fournette guy in the top five. All signs point to a increase in the number of carries at the running back position for the Jaguars. 2017 Outlook. Fournette is an elite talent with the size needed for a high volume of carries and snaps within the Jaguars offense.