RB Index: What's next for Derrick Henry and Saquon Barkley? Team fits for top free agent running backs
Maurice Jones-Drew provides team fits for 10 pending free agents at the running back position. Where is the perfect landing spot for Derrick Henry? Could Saquon Barkley play for another NFC East club?
NFL RB Index, Week 17: Top five rushing quarterbacks
Maurice Jones-Drew examines the top rushing quarterbacks in the NFL right now. Where does Justin Fields sit? Plus, check out his updated ranking of the top 15 running backs.
NFL RB Index, Week 16: 3 fresh running backs who could impact playoff race; updated top-15 rankings
Maurice Jones-Drew spotlights three fresh-legged running backs who could significantly impact the NFL playoff race. Plus, check out his updated ranking of the top 15 running backs right now. Which team boasts two selections?
NFL RB Index, Week 15: Top 15 running backs heading into final stretch of 2023 season
Maurice Jones-Drew reveals his ranking of the NFL's top 15 running backs heading into the final four weeks of the 2023 regular season. Who's No. 1? Where does Miami's dynamic RB duo land?
NFL RB Index, Week 14: Top three running back duos right now
Maurice Jones-Drew reveals his top three rushing duos in the NFL this season. Will the Lions or Dolphins tandem earn the No. 1 spot? Plus, MJD updates his top 15 RB rankings heading into Week 14.
NFL RB Index, Week 13: Three running backs who can save their teams' seasons
Maurice Jones-Drew identifies three running backs who can help secure a playoff berth for their teams down the stretch. Plus, MJD updates his top 15 RB rankings heading into December.
NFL RB Index, Week 12: Ten teams that must invest in the backfield this offseason
Maurice Jones-Drew identifies 10 teams that must invest in the running back position this offseason -- including three of the league's top-10 rushing teams right now.
NFL RB Index, Week 11: Eddie George, Fred Taylor among 7 running backs who belong in Hall of Fame
The semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2024 will be announced later this month. Maurice Jones-Drew scans the list of modern-era nominees and identifies seven running backs who deserve a gold jacket.
NFL RB Index, Week 10: Four running backs whose production should skyrocket in second half
Maurice Jones-Drew identifies four NFL running backs poised to take off in the second half of the season. Plus, MJD updates his ranking of the top 15 players at the position right now.
NFL RB Index, Week 9: Re-drafting rookie running backs -- De'Von Achane leapfrogs Bijan Robinson!
Bijan Robinson was the first rusher selected in the 2023 NFL Draft, but has the pecking order changed over the past two months of live action? Maurice Jones-Drew re-drafts top rookie running backs. Plus, an updated ranking of the top 15 RBs in the league today.
NFL RB Index, Week 8: Top five 2024 free agent running backs
Maurice Jones-Drew reveals the top five running backs that should be pursued in free agency in 2024. Plus, he updates his top 15 RBs heading into Week 8 -- a list that includes three new names.
NFL RB Index, Week 7: Five running backs who could be on the move ahead of trade deadline
Maurice Jones-Drew identifies five running backs who could be on the move ahead of the Oct. 31 trade deadline. Plus, he updates his top 15 RBs heading into Week 7.
NFL RB Index, Week 6: How six backfields should distribute carries moving forward
How should the Indianapolis Colts distribute carries in the backfield with Jonathan Taylor back in the mix? Maurice Jones-Drew provides his answer and examines the usage among five other RB committees.
RB Index, Week 5: Top 15 running backs at the quarter mark of 2023 NFL season
Maurice Jones-Drew reveals his ranking of the NFL's top 15 running backs at the quarter mark of the 2023 season. How many rookies make his list? Which team has two representatives?
NFL RB Index, Week 4: One running back I promise to stop underestimating
Maurice Jones-Drew revisits his preseason rankings of all 32 RB1s and promises to stop underestimating one veteran rusher. Plus, he updates his top 15 RBs heading into Week 4.
NFL RB Index, Week 3: Five potential trade fits for Cam Akers; Bijan Robinson climbs top 15 RB ranks
With the Los Angeles Rams fielding trade calls about running back Cam Akers, Maurice Jones-Drew identifies five potential team fits. Plus, MJD updates his top 15 RBs heading into Week 3.
NFL RB Index, Week 2: Five potential trade fits for Jonathan Taylor; ranking the top 15 running backs
With trade talks for Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor expected to resume, Maurice Jones-Drew identifies five potential team fits. And for the first time this season, MJD ranks the league's top 15 RBs.
RB Index, Week 1: Predicting NFL's top 10 leading rushers for 2023 season
Can Josh Jacobs win his second consecutive rushing title? Or will the ever-consistent Nick Chubb finally stake his claim to the throne? Just prior to Week 1 kicking off, Maurice Jones-Drew predicts 2023's top 10 leading rushers.
RB Index: Constructing the perfect NFL running back
Maurice Jones-Drew assembles the perfect running back, combining the traits of some of today's top talent in the NFL. Who has the best hands? Ideal size? Top speed?
RB Index: Ranking all 75 starting running backs from the 2022 NFL season
Maurice Jones-Drew evaluated every running back who started a game during the 2022 NFL regular season to create a COMPLETE ranking, from 1 to 75. Did rushing champion Josh Jacobs finish on top?