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Quantifying the impact Sproles and Thomas have as receivers

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Pro Football Focus takes a look at how running backs did, over the last three years, when asked to run passing routes using total yards and yards per route run. Yards per route run helps measure efficiency rather than quantity, showing how opportunities given to them were used. Sproles and Thomas ranked respectievely 2nd and 7th in total yards and 2nd and 3rd in yards per route run. Despite that PT remains one of the most underappreciated backs outside this fanbase.

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