Jedd Fisch: 'Toby Gerhart will be our workhorse'

Toby Gerhart of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the game against the Chicago Bears on January 1, 2012
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Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch believes that running back Toby Gerhart has all the attributes to be a top-quality back in the NFL.

Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch has revealed that the club will be using running back Toby Gerhart as their "workhorse" for the 2014 season.

The Jaguars allowed Maurice Jones-Drew to leave the club in the off-season and signed Gerhart from the Minnesota Vikings to replace him in their backfield.

With a shortage of numbers at running back for the Jaguars, Fisch has admitted that Gerhart will be seeing a lot of the ball due to his diverse skill set.

"Toby will be our workhorse," Fisch told the Florida Times-Union.

"Toby has the ability to do it all. He can catch it well. He can pass protect well, and he's going to be in the game a lot on third down, base downs, short-yardage, passing downs."

The 27-year-old has a total of 1,905 yards from scrimmage and eight touchdowns in his four years in the NFL.

Jacksonville Jaguars' Maurice Jones-Drew on October 7, 2012
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