By Michael Bennett
Through two weeks, rookie Miles Sanders leads all Eagles running backs in percentage of offensive snaps played (46.2%), but the former Penn State standout has struggled to make the most of his opportunities.
He ranks 28th in rushing grade (55.5) among the 30 NFL backs with 20 or more carries through Week 2.
He also ranks 28th in forced missed tackles per attempt (0.05) and tied for 23rd in yards after contact per attempt (2.3).
The Eagles came into the season as one of the deepest teams in the league, and that depth is already being tested.
Injuries to Alshon Jeffery and DeSean Jackson in Week 2 left the team with a top receiver trio of Nelson Agholor (77 snaps in Week 2), J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (above, 74) and Mack Hollins (69).
With Jeffery and Jackson both question marks for Week 3, Arcega-Whiteside becomes a very interesting plug-and-play option, especially considering he was the No. 3 PPR receiver in the preseason on a per-game basis. If Jeffery and Jackson miss Week 3, Arcega-Whiteside will be a strong flex option.