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Miles Sanders

Miles Sanders

Running Back #24
ADP:Round: 10, Pick: 2
Team:Free Agent
Ht / Wt:5'11" / 211 lb.
College:Penn State
Born:May 1, 1997
Drafted:2019 / Rd. 2 (53)
Draft Team:PHI

Miles Sanders: Headed to Philadelphia

The Eagles selected Sanders in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 53rd overall.

Analysis: Sanders had to wait behind Saquon Barkley for his chance to start at Penn State, but he was a hit in his lone starting season in 2018, running for 1,274 yards (5.8 YPC) and nine touchdowns while adding 24 receptions for 139 yards. Sanders is untested as a pass catcher and has ball security concerns, but he's an uncommonly springy athlete whose ability to anchor and change direction explosively gives him interesting upside in a mostly nondescript running back class. Sanders (5-foot-11, 211 pounds) demonstrated his plus athleticism with a 4.49-second 40, 124-inch broad jump, and 11.08 agility score. While he is a longshot to earn a featured role in Philadelphia as a rookie, Sanders is a candidate to evenly split snaps with Jordan Howard and Corey Clement in any given game.

April 26, 2019 12:00 AM EST

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