Pro Bowl Backs…

It’s that time of year again, where we complain about something as stupid the Pro Bowl. I’ll talk about it here, for reasons of conceptualizing a season that was at the running back position, but I have to be honest that I laugh over all of the twitter outrage. Why do people get so worked up about a game that the players don’t want to play and a selection process that is determined by a fan vote and nothing more? In any event, here are my thoughts...

AFC Running Back Roster: James Conner , Melvin Gordon , and Phillip Lindsay

I honestly think that they got the best three in from a very week stable of AFC running backs. Conner stepped right into the hole that Le’Veon Bell left and arguably has done a better job than Bell ever has. Even while having missed two games, Conner has racked up over 900 rushing yards on 4.5 yards per carry, has racked up nearly 500 receiving yards on an impressive 52 catches, and has scored 13 total touchdowns.

This season,