2017 NFL Running Back Workloads: Week 14 Review
Dom Murtha breaks down all of the top storylines across NFL backfields and gives insight on what to expect going forward.
Dashing Through The Snow
Week 14, 2013: The Philadelphia Eagles took on the Detroit Lions in one of the most memorable snow games in NFL history. The Lions for most of the contest had this game in hand, as they were up 14-0 late into the third quarter. Keep in mind that a two-touchdown lead in over a foot of snow is typically considered equivalent to a 30-point lead in normal weather conditions. Then suddenly, Shady McCoy was unleashed, as he single handedly roared the Eagles back with two fourth quarter touchdowns of over 40-yards. By the end of the contest, the Eagles were up 34-20 – a 28 point swing in less than 20 minutes. In all, McCoy finished with one of the best snow stat lines in NFL history, as he turned his 29 carries into 217 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
Week 14, 2017: Four years later and nearly to the day, The Buffalo Bills took on the Indianapolis Colts in no less than what are considered blizzard conditions. Another close and sloppy game was to be had...