Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson picked up another 100 yard performance on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. Not only was Robinson the first 100 yard rusher the Dolphins have allowed all season, it was the first time the Jaguars have had a back get 100 yards in back-to-back games in nearly three seasons.
The last time a Jaguars running back had a back-to-back 100 yard performance was in 2011 when Maurice Jones-Drew picked up 112 yards on 17 carries against the Atlanta Falcons and 103 yards on 24 carries against the Tennessee Titans near the end of the 2011 season.
Robinson was a nice surprise a week ago against the Cleveland Browns getting his first 100 yard day, but his performance against Miami on Sunday might have been more impressive. Not only did he pick up 100+ yards against a good run defense, but he did it with tough yards and explosive plays. Denard seemed to pick up 4-5 yards on nearly every carry, even runs up the middle. He also had a 41-yard run on his second carry of the game.
In the last two weeks Robinson has 40 carries for 235 yards and a touchdown. He's running at a clip of 5.9 yards per carry and as mentioned, it's on both runs between the tackles and runs to the outside. It will be interesting to see if that now that the offensive line has settled in, if Robinson can continue to provide the Jaguars some explosive plays in the run game.