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Thomson adds a clone

...offense. Thomson returns its entire backfield. Quarterback Anthony Irwin, who played part of last season at running back, and fullback LaBrandon Hudson combined to rush for more than 2,100 yards in 2005. But they'll be running behind a new...
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Gannon out at least 6 weeks

...Gordon is unlikely to play Sunday against the Jets because of a shoulder injury. Sammy Morris, a backup at running back and fullback who missed Sunday's game with an ankle injury, may be available against the Jets. Travis Minor started the...
Falcons' backfield shows promise

...averaged 10.9 yards per carry as a rookie, his top responsibility now is engaging receivers, tight ends, running backs and fullbacks. That's not to say last year's No. 1 overall draft choice won't run. Vick will scramble when necessary...
Falcons hope Snelling can take over at fullback

...but Snelling appears to be the first option to replace Mughelli. Snelling's normal dual role as a backup at running back and fullback will change as he focuses on blocking."As you know, Jason has been kind of that back who can play both...
Young Bulldogs begin standing to be counted

...year, the Bulldogs had five returning starters at offensive line, three at linebacker as well as their top running back and fullback. This year, all of those players are gone. "We've got so many guys we really need to find out what they...
Tall, fast receivers have Lions looking up

...In the backfield, Price plans to rotate Andy Cheek, Sean Coleman, Glenn Brown and Joel Whinghter at the running back and fullback positions. "None of them are fast, but they're physical," Price said. "They'd rather run over you...
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