Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman the NFL’s best running back tandem?

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1) Devonta Freeman/ Tevin Coleman – Atlanta Falcons

Oct 15, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (24) before a game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

How good has this Atlanta Falcons’ run game been in 2015? It’s been outstanding. Rookie Tevin Coleman started the year as the Falcons’ No.1 running back, but after an injury in Week 2, in stepped Devonta Freeman, a second year back out of Florida State.

Freeman has been on an absolute tear. Freeman is second in the NFL in rushing with 505 yards. Matt Forte leads the NFL with 507 and has 20 more carries than Freeman. Do the match. To go with his 505 yards, Freeman has scored a league-leading nine rushing touchdowns and has 10 total TDs on the year. Freeman is second in the NFL in receiving yards and first downs as well.

Coleman on the other hand has battled through a rib injury to start the year, but has averaged 4.4 yards per carry en route to 155 yards and one touchdown.

As a tandem, Freeman and Coleman have combined for 660 yards rushing and 10 rushing touchdowns (11 total).