Introducing the Miami Dolphins optimum running back room

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He’s getting paid the most, he has the biggest upside, so yeah Chase Edmunds going to be the opening day starter.

I don’t think anybody is going to scoff at this. Chase Edmunds has more talent than anyone else in the Miami Dolphin’s running back room.

At 5’9 209LBs and running a somewhat pedestrian 4.55 40 time, the 26-year-old back has ripped off some of the fastest runs over the last few years so this means he fits in very nicely with what the Miami Dolphins are trying to do which is to run people out of the building using their blazing speed.

This run here illustrates that. Though it is out of the Wildcat, notice how it’s meant to go outside but he quickly gets upfield because the end man on the line of scrimmage over-pursued the play.

Last year, Edmunds had 592 yards on the ground with a 5.1 average and he also added 311 yards on 43 grabs. Edmunds isn’t a 20-carry-a-game guy and he knows that.

He needs to catch the ball to be valuable in this league. Fortunately, he does that very well.

The biggest thing for Chase Edmunds is staying healthy. He missed five games last year due to injury. He has the ability to change games by himself based on his speed and ability. Staying on the field, that’s what it’s all about for him.

Mike McDaniel, is going to platoon all these guys so Edmunds will have ample time to get a breather and not have to do it all himself. A fresh Chase Edmunds is what’s best for business.