Philadelphia Eagles beginning operating again Miles Sanders hasn’t performed since Week 16 in opposition to the New York Giants. With the crew two days away from their NFC wild-card sport in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the previous second-round choose has assured that he’ll be making his return.
In 12 video games this season, Sanders produced 754 dashing yards on 137 carries and 26 receptions for 158 yards, all of which have been profession lows. Moreover, the 24-year-old failed to attain any dashing touchdowns for the primary time in his three NFL seasons.
Quarterback Jalen Hurts led the Eagles in dashing makes an attempt (139), dashing yards (784) and dashing touchdowns (10). In Sanders’ absence, Philadelphia shaped a operating again by committee between Boston Scott (87 carries), Jordan Howard (86) and Kenneth Gainwell (68 carries), a trio that mixed for 15 dashing scores.
The Eagles offense completed the common season first in dashing yards (2,715), dashing yards per sport (159.7) and dashing touchdowns (25). The Buccaneers protection, in the meantime, ranked third in each dashing yards allowed (1,573) and dashing yards allowed per sport (92.5).
Philadelphia and Tampa Bay will kick off at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday.