This past season, Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara of the Saints became the first NFL teammates to each surpass 1,500 yards from scrimmage.
In 2016, Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman of the Falcons combined for nearly 2,500 yards from scrimmage as Atlanta claimed the NFC Championship.
In our mind, that keeps the defense on their toes a little bit.” The Stewart-McCaffrey duo never really took off in 2017.
Stewart, the powerful downhill runner, averaged 3.4 yards per carry in his 10th season, a career low.
McCaffrey, playing the role of lightning to Stewart’s thunder, set a franchise record for catches by a running back with 80, but his 3.7-yard rushing average wasn’t much better than Stewart’s.