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Rookie Watch: Running wild

Several promising RBs have made marks in season's first half

Originally Published: November 7, 2012
By Matt Williamson | ESPN.com

The talk of this year's rookie class has been the quarterbacks, and rightfully so. But at the halfway point, what should we make of this class of running backs?

Trent Richardson was the third overall pick and has done nothing to disappoint. Injuries have held him back slightly, and every defense Cleveland faces focuses on stopping Richardson first, but it won't be long before he is ranked among the elite running backs in the NFL.


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