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Grading the Pro Potential: Tailbacks

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Following a trend, no tailback will be selected in the first round but which prospect will be the first off the board? NFL scout Dave-Te' Thomas examines a class that's led by Washington's do-it-all Bishop Sankey.

With more and more teams going to a "running back by committee" format, it is highly unlikely that we will see a ball-carrier selected in the first round of the 2014 draft, marking the second consecutive year that this will occur. Since the turn of the century, the most active first round for ball-carriers came in the 2000 draft, led by Jamal Lewis with the fifth pick to Baltimore, followed by...

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