He played sparingly past year, and likely won't see his role increase that much as a result of Guice's injury.
"He was supposed to be a first-round pick", Thompson said earlier in training camp. We're probably going to see them use a tandem moving forward where one guy handles first downs, shorter second and third downs, and short-yardage/goal-line work, while another back works longer second and third downs and the two-minute drill. Rob Kelley, Samaje Perine and Kapri Bibbs will spend the rest of the preseason jockeying for position, though Kelley already appears to have a lead over the other two. They're not expecting him to come here and have a 500-yard season.
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That said, this new incentive now puts it on his shoulders to prove that he can still perform at a high level in his 19th campaign year in the league and continue to defy the odds. Now wide open after Guice's season-ending injury. He played all 16 games last season and earned NFL MVP honors after tossing 4,577 passing yards and 32 touchdowns. "Sorry, I don't", the coach predictably responded.
The team also announced that tight end Manasseh Garner will miss the season with an ACL injury sustained in Thursday night's game.