Show me an NFL general manager that is OK with spending $10 million or so per year on a running back and I’ll show you a general manager who retired 10 years ago. The days of the high-salaried veteran bell cow running back are over. The lead runners are going to be the cheaper youngsters for the near future of the NFL.
The Seattle Seahawks of recent vintage, who rely so heavily on Marshawn Lynch for their offensive identity, will go through an identity shift beginning in 2014. Read about it on Oregon Sports News or in The Oregonian.