November 25, 20156
“Oh, yeah,” Moats started after I approached his locker stall to talk about Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls’ unique running style. “You can see that on the film. It definitely stands out.”
It, as Moats began to explain, is the rookie’s own rule that he never ends a play early, that he always must deliver the final hit and not step out of bounds early.
“I think I would feel like less of a person if I just ran out of bounds,” Rawls told the Seattle Times, who watched every one of Rawls’ runs this season to see if he was telling the truth. (Spoiler: Rawls wasn’t lying.)