Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman the NFL’s best running back tandem?
Oct 15, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) runs against the New Orleans Saints during the second quarter of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Falcons 31-21. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
The NFL’s best running back tandems is always up for discussion year in and year out. At the start of the 2015 season, the top five ranked tandems would look a lot different from the way they sit at today. The league is full of great running backs and some teams are lucky enough to have two of them on the same team.
We here at Blogging Dirty decided to make out own list based on their play through the first six weeks of the 2015 NFL season. We took into account total yards combined between the two backs and touchdowns. We did not take into account pure talent. You can have all the talent in the world, but if you don’t put up big numbers, then you aren’t going to be ranked as the best tandem in the league.
Let’s take a look at what the top five tandems are.