10 running backs for the Eagles to watch at the 2024 NFL Combine


Running back depth is a massive priority for the Eagles, and that’ll be the position to watch on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Howie Roseman is looking to retool the roster following Philadelphia’s historic collapse, finishing the season 1-6 after a 10-1 start.

Philadelphia has three free-agent running backs, and Kenneth Gainwell has done nothing to show that he can be an every-down, starting running back.

With Day 3 of on-field workouts set to begin, we’re looking at ten running backs for Philadelphia to watch.

Jaylen Wright, RB, Tennessee

Nov 25, 2023; Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Volunteers running back Jaylen Wright (0) runs the ball against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the first half at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

An explosive running back with good size and breakaway speed. Wright’s big-play potential and talent as a pass catcher should make him a Day 2 target as a future starter.

Oct 28, 2023; Berkeley, California, USA; USC Trojans running back MarShawn Lloyd (0) carries the ball against California Golden Bears linebacker Cade Uluave (27) during the fourth quarter at California Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

A thick powerful running back with a low center of gravity, good vision, decisive, good physicality, Lloyd could be an elite dual-threat in the NFL.

Clemson running back Will Shipley (1) during the fourth quarter of the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl at EverBank Stadium in Jacksonville , Florida, Friday, December 29, 2023. Clemson won 38-35.

In his final game at Clemson, Shipley recorded 132 all-purpose yards to help the Tigers record a 38-35 win over Kentucky in the Gator Bowl on Dec. 29.

Shipley returned two kickoffs for 94 yards, rushed for 29 yards and caught two passes for nine yards, before exiting with an injury. Shipley…

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Publish date : 2024-03-02 18:39:16

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