Cleveland Browns Running Backs (5)
It’s easy to see the Browns have the best running back duo in the NFL. Nick Chubb was No. 2 in the NFL in rushing yards in 2019 and Kareem Hunt led the league in yards in 2017 with the Chiefs.
Last season, Chubb had over 1,000-yards despite missing four games and Hunt added 841 yards as the No. 2 guy. He also had 304 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns, continuing to prove he’s more than capable of carrying the load.
As easy as it is to see how good these two are, it might not be evident just how deep they are at running back until you really look at their depth chart. Behind Chubb and Hunt is D’Ernest Johnson who has done nothing but step up when called upon, including his huge performance in Week 4 against Dallas when Chubb was hurt.
Johnson seemed to be on the outside looking in when Cleveland added Demetric Felton since the UCLA product offered so much versatility. But then Johnson was bowling people over during the preseason which is a reminder that he should be on this team.
They go a bit deep in order to keep him and Felton, but it makes sense considering how good they are.
If that wasn’t enough, they also have two solid fullbacks in Andy Janovich and Johnny Stanton. Janovich keeps the fullback job in this prediction but Stanton makes them think twice — but there’s a shot he could be considered as a fourth tight end — albeit a small one.