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5 Running Backs to watch out for in week 13

5 RB's with great potential for week 13

30 Nov 2017, 18:09 IST

Week 12 was a good week for most of the running backs in NFL as about 12 of them logged over 70+ rushing yards and shared 5 touchdowns among themselves.

As we head into week, 13 here are the 5 running backs who have have great chance of having a big week in the rushing game:

Dion Lewis (RB, New England Patriots):

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Dion Lewis

Dion Lewis has climbed up the Patriots running back depth chart since the beginning of the season. Lewis was considered backup to new acquisition Mike Gillislee, averaging just 3.8 touches per game for the first 5 weeks.

His role in the team changed starting Week 5, as he became the primary first and second down runner. He is currently averaging 13 touches per game and his rushing yards per game has increased to 66.5 from 19.8.

In his week-12 matchup against the Dolphins, he hit his season high in rushing yards with 112 yards averaging 7.5 yards per carry.

This week he faces a Bills secondary which has allowed 4.1 rushing yards per attempt and 16 rushing touchdowns to the opposition.

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