3. Deuce Vaugh is a Workhorse
Deuce Vaughn recorded rush attempts on 75% of the offensive snaps he played in Week 1. For context, Tony Pollard would have finished the game with about 28 carries if he touched the ball at the same rate.
Heck, even when he set a career-high in carries as a rookie, Zeke only ran the ball on 45% of his snaps.
Deuce Vaughn is on pace to be a workhorse of epic proportions, and that won't slow down in Week 2.
Not many people will see it though, because that will all come after they've turned the game off.
Vaughn is clearly the RB3 at best (RB4 depending on what position you want to call KaVontae Turpin). He didn’t record a single carry until the Cowboys had a 40-point lead, first touching the ball with less than 12 minutes left in the fourth quarter. Both Rico Dowdle and Tony Pollard had checked out of the game, and I suspect both were too busy texting around looking for post-game celebration plans to actually see what Vaughn did with those carries.
But with another huge blowout on tap, we'll get to see more Vaughn in garbage time, and he's going to get a chance to pound the rock as often as he can handle.