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Robert Hughes labeled short-yardage back

by Sean Blank | Sat, Aug 15th 12:31pm EDT

According to Mike Jurecki on Twitter, Robert Hughes will be utilized as the short-yardage running back for the Arizona Cardinals this coming season. The hybrid fullback/running back has apparently done some things that Coach Arians has liked as an inside runner, and will get first crack at the job. (Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

This could mean that Hughes will gain some fantasy relevance with a shot at scoring some touchdowns, however in a crowded backfield that includes Andre Ellington, David Johnson, Kerwynn Williams, and Stefan Taylor, it might be a difficult chore.

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