Both backs were nightmares for linebackers trying to cover them in the passing game. Ward, a solid backup, had 31 carries for 151 yards (4.9 yards per carry). DiMarco is a steady pass catching and solid lead blocker. What they did in postseason: Freeman averaged 4.2 yards per carry and Coleman average 4 yards per carry. Coleman went down with a key ankle injury in the Super Bowl and Freeman missed a blitz pickup with the Super Bowl on the line. Comment: Freeman was more durable in 2016 as he received more rest from Coleman. Both backs benefitted from the offensive line starting all 18 games together. Former offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan often said that both of the running backs were interchangeable. The Falcons also lost legendary running backs coach Bobby Turner, who went to San Francisco with Shanahan. Keith Carter, the former assistant offensive line coach for the past two seasons, will take over as the running backs coach.
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