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I am counting him as part of the rushing attack.

Considering he has accounted for 32% of our rushing yardage and 46% of our rushing TDs under Rivera.....yeah, he is a factor. yes, it should be assumed Newton will account for about 25% of our rush attempts next year (which would be down for him).

Mike Tolbert rushed the ball 303 times his two years prior to coming here. Which was more than Williams and only 17 less than Stewart in the same window. So yes, Tolbert has proven he can carry a much larger workload than he had last year in Carolina.

And again, no one would carry the load.....they all are parts of the rush attack. Adrian Peterson carries the load.....On a Cam, Tolbert, Stewart, Cheap RB team that Chud calls....no one has to be able to carry the load. There aren't that many carries to go around...I think those runners can handle 8 carries a game, per person.....and all hold up pretty well. If one goes down....they can all take 1-2 more carries for a week.

we are not Denver or the patriots so for you to think 8.carries for a running back is going to win us games proves that you are nuts.

Amos before I laugh myself to sleep from this, you are willing to lay Stewart his contract for 8 carries, lol? What's that's $100k per carry?

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Williams is a homerun hitter. He may not be here next year, but it is not easy to just replace a homerun hitter.

Stewy is fine, nothing special, but better than average.When healthy. Tolbert is helpful. That is just not a combo I would be happy with.

Find the money to keep DWill and we have the homerun threat people fear. Also, he has improved greatly with the screen play. That is a big part of our game. Stewy is fine and all, but DWill is explosive.

Lastly. DWill still has the speed to be a threat. Folks need to quit with the bashing. He is worth having as a feature back. Too bad we probably cannot afford him.

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Well agree Stewart's style and history don't point to a long career.....I also don't think Williams has this low mileage people like to tout. if we drafted a RB tomorrow, he would come into the NFL with likely half the college workload on his body Williams had.

But again, how I feel about Williams largely depends on what is going on around him. That isn't how everyone views it

True, Williams was the work horse in Memphis. At this point though, Williams has a higher percentage to finish a complete NFL season compared to Stewart and I think thats the most important thing (numbers never lie). No point having a great young RB that is never on the field.

As far as drafting a new RB i think its tougher than the average fan makes it seem.But for some reason people always assume its easy to find a quality RB in the first round. For every AP that's been drafted you have your Ryan Mathews, Mark Ingrams, etc....

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Not to bash on my team's players, but what exactly has Stewart done that makes so many people think he is the better of the two? He has had one good year and I don't think he has ever stayed healthy throughout a full season (even the year he had 1,100 yards I think he missed most if not all of the preseason).

If we traded someone I would trade Stewart because he has probably more value because of his age. RBs are a dime a dozen, we can get an even younger back up to Williams and groom him to take over whenever we part ways with Williams.

Point being, just because Stewart is younger doesn't mean he has to be the answer to who we turn the ball over to.

he has been healthy every year but this year and only missed 2 games prior to this year. People keep saying this while completely ignoring DWill is that guy.

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I am counting him as part of the rushing attack.

Considering he has accounted for 32% of our rushing yardage and 46% of our rushing TDs under Rivera.....yeah, he is a factor. yes, it should be assumed Newton will account for about 25% of our rush attempts next year (which would be down for him).

Mike Tolbert rushed the ball 303 times his two years prior to coming here. Which was more than Williams and only 17 less than Stewart in the same window. So yes, Tolbert has proven he can carry a much larger workload than he had last year in Carolina.

And again, no one would carry the load.....they all are parts of the rush attack. Adrian Peterson carries the load.....On a Cam, Tolbert, Stewart, Cheap RB team that Chud calls....no one has to be able to carry the load. There aren't that many carries to go around...I think those runners can handle 8 carries a game, per person.....and all hold up pretty well

You are all over the place using all kind of mixed stats from different teams to make your case. Lets look at Newton. First of all running on a designed carry is not the same as running to avoid a sack. Both are not part of the running game just designed runs. He had 4 games where he ran more than 10 times and not all of those were designed runs. So really you can only count on 5-8 designed runs by Newton. Stewart has had issues running very often and even with Stewart out, Tolbert got around 8-10 carries. Just because Tolbert ran a lot in San Diego doesn't mean he will do the same here. He surely didn't look much like the guy in San Diego last year. He couldn't catch a cold for us and his running wasn't exactly elusive. BTW, of all these cheap running backs, which has worked out over the years?? Goodson? Sutton??

All I can say is if I had to win in 2013 and I had to have a running game. I surely wouldn't do it your way.

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he has been healthy every year but this year and only missed 2 games prior to this year. People keep saying this while completely ignoring DWill is that guy.

Stewart missed games even when he has been lightly used. If he gets double the carries he won't last 8 games.

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Stewart missed games even when he has been lightly used. If he gets double the carries he won't last 8 games.

yet to be seen, but what we have seen, prior to this year, 2 games missed.

what we can also include are the statements made like DWill/Tolbert would be a much better option since the same can be said for DWill's actual injury history over the years..

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You are all over the place using all kind of mixed stats from different teams to make your case. Lets look at Newton. First of all running on a designed carry is not the same as running to avoid a sack. Both are not part of the running game just designed runs. He had 4 games where he ran more than 10 times and not all of those were designed runs. So really you can only count on 5-8 designed runs by Newton. Stewart has had issues running very often and even with Stewart out, Tolbert got around 8-10 carries. Just because Tolbert ran a lot in San Diego doesn't mean he will do the same here. He surely didn't look much like the guy in San Diego last year. He couldn't catch a cold for us and his running wasn't exactly elusive. BTW, of all these cheap running backs, which has worked out over the years?? Goodson? Sutton??

All I can say is if I had to win in 2013 and I had to have a running game. I surely wouldn't do it your way.

I've skipped most of this thread because I know how the rest of it was going to continue after page 3 or 4.. however, I have to say Goodson, aside from his fumbles, was a legit RB.. It's a shame that didn't work out..

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as far as age goes T.O. proved to me that some athletes bodies don't age as fast as others i like stew but he is on the injury prone side, but to be honest the value of both stew and d will have dropped post delhome era, it's just a new philosophy that will not allow even AP to get over a 1000 yards. the bottom line is both rb's still can ball i hate to say it but with cam here neither will ever have 1000 yard seasons

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yet to be seen, but what we have seen, prior to this year, 2 games missed.

More germaine he has missed 9 games in the past 5 years and that is starting only 19 games during that span. Meanwhile Williams has missed 10 games in the past 5 years all in 2010 and started 49 games during that period. He has been more durable as a starter over the same period.

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More germaine he has missed 9 games in the past 5 years and that is starting only 19 games during that span. Meanwhile Williams has missed 10 games in the past 5 years all in 2010 and started 49 games during that period. He has been more durable as a starter over the same period.

Actually DWill has missed 13 games to Stewarts 9... and let's skip past this "games started" talk and get a little more relevant when you compare Attempts..

with that said, I just find it funny people have actually stated they would rather have DWill/Tolbert over Stewart/Tolbert, because Stewart gets hurt a lot..

Prior to this year, Stewart missed 2 games and played through pain.

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Good observation but Stewart hasn't run a lot of carries because foxy knew he wouldn't hold up. For steaks to stay in pain while getting a lot less carries is saying it all in itself.

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