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Smart moves: Cardinals' RB Kenyan Drake digs into playbook

Kenyan Drake was a revelation for the Arizona Cardinals last season, providing a versatile, productive running back after his midseason trade from the Miami Dolphins in October. Photo/AP.
Posted at 2:26 PM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 17:26:04-04

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kenyan Drake was a revelation for the Arizona Cardinals last season, providing a versatile, productive running back after his midseason trade from the Miami Dolphins in October.

The 26-year-old Drake feels this year can be even better now that he has an improved grasp of the playbook. Drake joins Chase Edmonds and they hope to provide a productive duo in the backfield.

They're in an offense that loves to pass but coach Kliff Kingsbury says a productive running game is crucial. Drake ran for 643 yards and eight touchdowns in eight games.