Talk about the perfect time for a breakout game. Sure, it was against the Saints but all their #1 pick needed was some confidence. He got it in spades today. A long-awaited kickoff return for a score, a pair of rushing TDs & a franchise record 327 all-purpose yards is quite the coming-out party. He ran smart, fast as fuck and hard enough to take out a linebacker. Teams now have another weapon to consider when facing big Blue down the stretch & into the playoffs. Most importantly, he’s earned TC’s trust & a fragile Bradshaw no longer has to be the workhorse. Could be in line for another few romps next week against a reeling Falcons squad who struggles against the run.

Here comes the patented late-season playoff surge…