Originally Posted by leebigeztx
Ruud is a better player going backwards than forward. I think what they will do is on base downs, it will be dobbins and james, but on obvious passing downs, it will be ruud. He is really good at understanding route concepts. Since so often the texans run 4-1-6 against a pass down, he will get snaps there. Neither dobbins nor james are as good vs pass and ruud. In todays game, a passing game hurts more than running the ball.
YEP. I feel so good about our decision-making as an organization right now. We had nobody at LB that would not get exposed against the top QBs when the playoffs near. This move solves that issue.