Miles Sanders
Miles Sanders
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
Philadelphia Eagles
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Sanders only got a chance to start for one year at Penn State after Saquon Barkley left, showing enough in his final collegiate season to get drafted in the second round in 2019. A smooth, natural runner, Sanders doesn't flash any elite traits but at least shows above-average elusiveness, balance and vision, allowing him to navigate traffic and get to the second level with consistency. He can also contribute in the passing game. At 5-11, 211, Sanders doesn't display a lot of power or burst, and, according to scouts, can dance too much in the backfield, a habit he'll need to break quickly to thrive in the NFL. Sanders joins an Eagles backfield now topped by former Bears bulldozer Jordan Howard, along with holdovers Darren Sproles, Josh Adams, Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement. Given the competition, the rookie needs to make a strong impression in camp to avoid being buried on the depth chart. Assuming he holds his own, Sanders could provide an effective complement to Howard, ceding short-yardage carries to the bruiser but making a strong case for regular work in other situations. Running behind an excellent offensive line as part of a potent offense, Sanders could put up useful numbers even without an official starting role. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $5.35 million contract with the Eagles in May of 2019.
Efficient in preseason win
RBPhiladelphia Eagles
August 15, 2019
Sanders carried five times for 31 yards in the Eagles' 24-10 preseason win over the Jaguars on Thursday.
Sanders was exponentially more efficient than during his preseason debut against the Titans last Thursday, with his game-long 16-yard run serving as the highlight of his evening. The rookie has a modest eight carries through the first pair of preseason games, but he's likely to see a bump in workload during next week's contest versus the Ravens.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Miles Sanders' measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
5' 11"
211 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.49 sec
Shuttle Time
4.19 sec
Cone Drill
6.89 sec
Vertical Jump
36.0 in
Broad Jump
124 in
Bench Press
20 reps
Hand Length
9.25 in
Arm Length
30.63 in
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Makes little impact in debut
RBPhiladelphia Eagles
August 8, 2019
Sanders carried the ball three times for three yards in Thursday's preseason loss to the Titans.
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Has leg up on starting gig
RBPhiladelphia Eagles
August 5, 2019
Sanders could be the Eagles' No. 1 back soon if he is not already, Matt Mullin of PhillyVoice reports.
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Able to practice Saturday
RBPhiladelphia Eagles
August 3, 2019
Sanders (foot) participated in practice Saturday, Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
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Injures foot
RBPhiladelphia Eagles
August 1, 2019
Sanders, who injured his foot during Thursday's practice, is slated to undergo some tests, but Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer notes that the running back "seems fine."
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Exits Thursday's practice
RBPhiladelphia Eagles
August 1, 2019
Sanders headed to the medical tent to be evaluated after sustaining a possible foot injury during Thursday's practice, Zach Berman of The Athletic reports.
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