Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire reminds Dan Orlovsky of Barry Sanders

Are we already catching a glimpse of greatness? According to former Detroit Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky, that’s exactly what we’re seeing.

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2020 1st round Draft selection Clyde Edwards-Helaire is already making his impression on the reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs in the team’s home opener against the Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium.

He’s now the first player with 100+ rush yards and a rushing touchdown in an NFL debut since Saquon Barkley in Week 1, 2018. Orlovsky took notice, pointing out some similarities that he sees with Edwards-Helaire and another certain former member of the Detroit Lions:

As a four-star recruit out of high school, Edwards-Helaire played college ball at LSU, where he earned First-team All-SEC honors in 2019.

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