LeGarrette Blount dominates garbage time
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) With the Steelers blowing out the Panthers, running back LeGarrette Blount replaced Le'Veon Bell and took advantage of a tired Carolina defense. Blount ran 10 times for 118 yards, including an 8-yard touchdown to make the score 37-13.

Blount had a 50-yard run and averaged 11.8 yards per carry. He could have more garbage-time opportunities Week 4 against winless Tampa Bay.


Le'Veon Bell rips Panthers for 157 total yards
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell ripped Carolina for a career-high 147 yards on 21 carries in a Week 3 blowout win. Bell busted an 81-yard run in the third quarter that was the longest Steelers' run in 44 years.

Bell added two catches on four targets for 10 yards. It was his second 100-yard rushing game this year, third of his career. He averaged 7.0 yards per carry.

Bell is up to 315 rushing yards heading into Week 4 against Tampa Bay.


Seahawks get contributions from several role players Week 3
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) The Seahawks received contributions from several role players in a Week 3 overtime win over the Broncos.

Robert Turbin was limited to only two carries for one yard. He caught his only target for a 4-yard gain. Bryan Walters had two catches for 22 yards, while Zach Miller caught two passes for 12 yards. Derrick Coleman and Paul Richardson were each limited to one grab. Coleman had 12 receiving yards, while Richardson finished with seven.


Jonathan Stewart heads to locker room
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart went to the locker room in the third quarter against the Steelers with a knee injury. Stewart ran five times for 31 yards, breaking several tackles, and caught all three of his targets for 19 yards before leaving.

Daniel Thomas, Damien Williams held in check vs. Chiefs
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Dolphins backup running backs Daniel Thomas and Damien Williams both took a backseat to Lamar Miller in a Week 3 loss to the Chiefs. Thomas was limited to two carries for 15 yards on the ground, and tacked on a 21-yard reception in a 34-15 defeat. Williams was held to just one carry for minus-3 yards.

Montee Ball not much of a factor in Week 3 loss
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Broncos running back Montee Ball wasn't much of a factor in an overtime loss to the Seahawks in Week 3.

Ball coughed up the rock on the first offensive play of the game. He ripped an 8-yard run before he was stripped by Kam Chancellor. Ball was limited to 14 carries for 38 yards, averaging 2.7 yards per attempt. He caught two of the three passes thrown his way for six yards.

Ball has 165 rushing yards through three games. The Broncos will be on a bye before returning to action in Week 5 at home against Arizona.


Cyrus Gray scores first career touchdown in Week 3
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Chiefs running back Cyrus Gray wasn't much of a factor in the running game, but managed to score his first career touchdown in garbage time against Miami in Week 3.

Gray barreled into the end zone from 6 yards out with 13 seconds remaining in the game. He took four handoffs for 18 yards and a score in a 34-15 victory. Three of his four carries came on the final drive of the game for the Chiefs.

The Chiefs will host the Patriots in Week 4.


Joe McKnight scores a pair of receiving touchdowns vs. Miami
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Chiefs running back Joe McKnight made his presence felt in the passing game, scoring a pair of touchdowns in a Week 3 win over the Dolphins in Miami.

McKnight caught a swing pass from Alex Smith for a gain of 13 yards, followed by a 26-yard catch on the ensuing drive in the second quarter. He followed that up with an 11-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter. He capped off his big afternoon with a four-yard touchdown grab in the fourth quarter.

McKnight caught six of the seven passes thrown his way for a team-high 64 yards and two touchdowns. He had one carry for three yards in a 34-15 victory.

The Chiefs will host the Patriots in Week 4.


Knile Davis has a career day as a starter in Week 3
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Chiefs running back Knile Davis got the start and enjoyed a career day, registering his first 100-yard rushing game in Week 3 against Miami.

Davis gashed Miami's defense for a 21-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. He took 32 handoffs for 132 yards and a touchdown on the ground, averaging 4.1 yards per carry -- all a career high for the 22-year-old. He finished without a reception despite being targeted once in a 34-15 victory.

Davis could shoulder the load again in Week 4 at home against New England, depending on the status of Jamaal Charles. Charles was a limited participant in practice and nearly played in Week 3.


Lamar Miller surpasses 100-yard mark in losing effort
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) With Knowshon Moreno sidelined, Dolphins running back Lamar Miller shouldered the load in a productive Week 3 performance against the Chiefs.

Miller, who entered the game averaging less than five yards per carry, ripped a 20-yard run in the second quarter. He finished the first half with 50 yards on seven carries. He followed that up by gashing Kansas City's defense for a 24-yard run in the third quarter. Miller took 15 handoffs for 108 yards, averaging 7.2 yards per grab. He also caught four of his five targets for 24 yards in a 34-15 defeat.

Miller has 213 yards on the ground through three weeks. He will look for his second 100-yard performance in Week 5 against the Raiders in London.


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