Philadelphia Eagles: 5 better options than LeSean McCoy for 2020

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3. Devonta Freeman

Devonta Freeman is the perfect example of how quickly a player’s career in the NFL can change since it was only a few years ago in which he was considered a top running back in the league, only to now be without a team.

The future appeared to be bright for Freeman after combining for 3,175 yards from scrimmage to go along with 27 total touchdowns from 2015-16, but unfortunately the running back has taken a bit of a step back in recent years, especially in 2018 when he dealt with multiple injuries.

Even last season when Freeman appeared in 14 games for the Atlanta Falcons, it was clear he was far from the effective player the offense was previously used to seeing, and part of the reason behind his release in March.

As bad as it sounds, most teams appear to be hesitant towards signing Freeman due to the fact that he still seems bothered by the injuries from 2018, but if the Eagles decided to give him a chance to prove himself, just imagine the kind of potential this could have on offense.

Sanders is obviously the top running back for Philadelphia to work with moving forward, but if Freeman were to somehow return to his old form from a few years ago, the Eagles’ offense would become that much more dangerous.