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Oliver appears to have the edge for the backup job at running back behind starter Melvin Gordon, Eric. D Williams of ESPN.com reports.

Oliver profiles as a solid complement to Gordon, as he's capable of taking a beating between the tackles while also being able to contribute as a pass catcher. Now healthy after tearing his Achilles last preseason, Oliver will still need to continue stringing together positive practices in order to secure the gig, but it looks like it's his to lose at this point in training camp.

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