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Positional analysis: Running backs

Carlos Hyde (USA TODAY)

The Vikings will be looking for a running back at some point in the draft, but there are concerns – off-the-field, injuries or athleticism – with most of them. We review the strengths and weaknesses, analysis and projections of top 10 prospects.

VIKINGS RUNNING BACKS – Adrian Peterson, Jerome Felton, Matt Asiata, Joe Banyard, Zach Line, Bradley Randle. TEAM NEED – The Vikings had a solid insurance policy in Toby Gerhart for four years and, now that he's gone, it's clear the Vikings need to add someone to fill in as the primary backup to Peterson. Asiata did a solid job in that role last year, but the devaluation of running backs in... Recommended Stories