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. . De’von Achane. 84. Top Rookie RB. 2nd win of 2023. player. Top Rookie RB . De’von Achane. 59

When it comes to explosive performances, few can rival the sheer speed and agility of De'Von Achane. The running back has been a revelation for his team, demonstrating an uncanny ability to find gaps in the opposition's defense and exploit them to maximum effect. In week 4, Achane averaged an astonishing 11.4 yards per carry, underscoring his exceptional talent and potential.

In Week 3, Achane had 18 carries for 203 yards and followed that up with eight carries for 101 yards in Week 4. He followed up his four-TD game by adding two more touchdowns in week four. 

For the season, Achane has 27 carries for 309 yards, averaging 11.44 yards per carry. No player in NFL history has ever finished a season with an average of more than 10 yards a carry on more than 25 carries.

Emerging from the shadows

Despite only getting one carry in his first two games, he is now 6th in the NFL in rushing yards and touchdowns. Achane has three different runs of 40 or more yards this year in just 27 carries. He also has four rushing touchdowns and two receiving touchdowns under his belt, proving to be a big-play threat in a way that few running backs can match.