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Archive: Michael Turner

Not Dead, Just Resting

While the feature back is rarer and rarer these days, due to size, the great ones find a way to rise to the top.

By Michael Oriard | August 17, 2009; 07:52 PM ET | Comments (0)

Alive and Well, Obscure

If any runner has a 100-yard day, week one, fans in his city will declare him the feature back.

By Brian Tarcy | August 17, 2009; 07:21 PM ET | Comments (0)

Committee Makes Sense

Growing awareness of the effects of running back overuse and the value of those backs over time has contributed to a change in thinking regarding the "feature back" concept.

By Doug Farrar | August 17, 2009; 07:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Blame the Draft

While the featured back may not be completely dead, it's getting close.

By Shawn Zobel | August 17, 2009; 06:43 PM ET | Comments (0)

Committee of Diversity

The key to success in today's running game is to have a committee of running backs with different styles.

By Chris Gates | August 17, 2009; 11:18 AM ET | Comments (1)

Double Your Durability

The feature back may not be completely dead but the two back system is more popular because of the beating that running backs take in the NFL.

By Jimmy Morris | August 17, 2009; 11:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Blame Mike Shanahan

Not only can Mike Shanahan be blamed for the downfall of the Denver Broncos, fantasy owners should blame him for ruining the feature back.

By Dan Levy | August 17, 2009; 06:11 AM ET | Comments (0)

Burner Is the Fantasy Man

Not that you'd go wrong selecting either, but "Burner" Turner is the better choice by the slimmest of margins.

By Gene Wang | December 18, 2008; 09:09 AM ET | Comments (0)

Atlanta's Turner-round

You can't lose either way, so since it's a game of inches here, I'll go with Turner to cross the goal line first.

By Zach Leibowitz | December 18, 2008; 09:08 AM ET | Comments (0)

 
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