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Running Backs

Ronnie Hillman, left, and Montee Ball (credit: CBS)

Young Broncos Runners Hillman, Ball Experiencing Growing Pains

Denver’s young running backs Ronnie Hillman and Montee Ball want to atone for their big blunders when the Broncos host the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night in what’s essentially the final dress rehearsal for the regular season.

08/23/2013

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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

Running back Willis McGahee #23 of the Denver Broncos rushes with the ball as inside linebacker Donald Butler #56 of the San Diego Chargers pursues him at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 18, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chargers 30-23.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Broncos Release Rusher Willis McGahee

Willis McGahee knew when he showed up at minicamp this week that he faced long odds of keeping his starting job since the Denver Broncos had used a high draft pick to select a running back for the second straight season.

06/13/2013

Ronnie Hillman on Xfinity Monday Live (credit: CBS)

Hillman Loses Grip On Ball, Backup Job

Denver coach John Fox makes it pretty clear: running backs have to hold on to the ball to hang on to their jobs. Rookie Ronnie Hillman is just hoping he’s not in the Broncos’ doghouse as long as Knowshon Moreno was.

01/03/2013

Philadelphia Eagles v Seattle Seahawks

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs

Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.

08/15/2012