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NFL 100 Year 53-Man Roster: The Offense

Tyler Forness | September 4th, 2019

When it comes to creating the ultimate 53 man roster, there are a lot of factors that need to be considered. Not only are eras different with athleticism and talent, how the game was played is drastically different from decade to decade. In the 1970’s, it wasn’t abnormal for a quarterback to throw more interceptions than touchdowns, while in today’s NFL, that would get you replaced pretty quick. The goal of this list is to put together a 53 man roster of the best players, regardless of era, to ever play the great game.

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Kerryon Johnson: Is He the Answer in Detroit?

Dominick Petrillo | July 20th, 2018

Let’s face it, whether it be Javid best, Theo Riddick or Ameer Abdullah, the Lions have not been able to find a running game since Barry Sanders left town. With Matthew Stafford behind center and an all-time great like Calvin Johnson out wide, this was masked in some sense. But now that Stafford is getting older, and Megatron is in the wind, the running game will become a more important component of the Detroit offense again. The player who the Lions are now counting on to give them a respectable running game is rookie Kerryon Johnson. The running back from Auburn who was the SEC offensive player of the year in 2017.

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