Are we certain we know who Philadelphia Eagles’ top four running backs are?
Poll just about anyone from guys who have covered the “Birds” for ten years to the youngest of Eagles fans with any knowledge of this team, and you’re sure to hear that Miles Sanders, Boston Scott, and Corey Clement are locked to make the final 53-man roster.
To be honest, that isn’t totally out of the realm of possibility.
Every year, at some point, we start talking about whether or not the Eagles will keep four running backs or five, but if history is any indication, four is about the standard as teams like carrying three tight ends, three quarterbacks, and six wide receivers with them into the regular season.
Sanders and Scott proved their mettle in 2019. They are in unless something catastrophic happens. Corey Clement signed a one-year deal on April 29th despite the fact that Philly didn’t tender him when he was a restricted free agent. He’s also probably in despite the fact that he’s ended his last two seasons on the team’s IR (injured reserve).
That means Elijah Holyfield, Michael Warren II, and Adrian Killins are probably all in a fight for one roster spot. Oh, and by the way, there’s always the constant rumors of Philly adding someone via trade or free agency. This one’s going to get talked about for a while.