Denver Broncos: Ranking the top 5 running backs in the AFC West
By Cody Roark
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3. Marshawn Lynch – Oakland Raiders
Marshawn Lynch is was a big addition to the Oakland Raiders in 2017.
He finished the season with 891 yards on 207 carries and seven rushing touchdowns. In 2018, Jon Gruden will utilize Lynch in a more effective way than Jack Del Rio and his staff did.
Lynch’s worst game of the season came against the Denver Broncos in week four when he had just nine carries for 12 total yards. I personally believe that Lynch will have a more consistent season in Gruden’s system than he did in 2017.
He fell short in comparison to Gordon and Hunt, but he’s established himself as a proven guy at the position.