Eagles RB Bryce Brown might lose backup job


Eagles RB Bryce Brown might lose backup job

Now that we have covered the chaos taking place at the wide receiver position in Philadelphia, let's talk a bit about a possible shake up of the Eagles' running-back depth chart.
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane wrote about what he observed during Tuesday's practice. Here's an interesting graph about running backs Bryce Brown @BryceBrown_34 and Chris Polk @1ChrisPolk.
"Bryce Brown dropped, I think, three passes. Not good," McLane wrote. "Daniel Jeremiah of NFL Network made the observation after watching practice that Chris Polk could be ahead of Brown and be the No. 2 running back behind LeSean McCoy. It's not as crazy as it sounds. Polk has had a great camp and is much better at running in between the tackles than Brown, who seems to always want to bounce it outside."

Fantasy Analysis:

Many Eagles beat writers have praised Polk throughout camp. Meanwhile, Brown's talent edge has been neutralized by a bunch of errors. We'll definitely keep an eye on this battle, especially since the Eagles will be run-heavy, and the No. 2 RB should have fantasy value right out of the gate. Brown is still a nice mid-draft sleeper right now, but his role is definitely at risk if the mistakes persist.

Philadelphia Inquirer

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Chris Polk could move up to RB2 on the depth chart? What about Felix Jones?

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Nuge1288 08/07/13 10:09 AM

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