production from running backs bodes well for a do-it-all threat like McKinnon. Shanny has helped running backs like Steve Slaton and Alfred Morris burst onto the NFL scene. Atlanta Falcons shifty running back Tevin Coleman , who flourished in his
Quarterback Joe Flacco (far left) of the Baltimore Ravens poses with the Pepsi Rookie of the Year after winning the award as he stands with (left to right) Matt Forte, Chris Johnson, Matt Ryan, Steve Slaton and Evan Longoria of the Tampa Rays during Super Bowl XLIII Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Year ...
of an impact are we talking about here? Let's dig some more into those years. In 2008, Matt Forte (third) and Steve Slaton (seventh) both finished in the top 10 at the position while Chris Johnson was close at No. 11. Kevin Smith (18th
injury. Undrafted out of Tennessee in 2009, the rookie bided his time on the Houston Texans ' practice squad until Steve Slaton 's injury granted him a late-season audition. It was immediately apparent that the smooth-gliding Foster was an