Last season, as fellow rookie running back Bryce Brown was putting together a 347-yard, four-touchdown performance over two games late in the year, Chris Polk was relegated to the sidelines.
Hardly anything went the way the Eagles planned last year. Most of the unforeseen developments were of the unwelcomed variety. Most. Not all.
LeSean McCoy isn’t just excited about his personal potential in coach Chip Kelly’s spread offense.
With a logjam at running back, the Eagles are looking to deal third-year halfback Dion Lewis before the draft, according to multiple league sources.
They’ll need some luck.
Fans knew Duce Staley as Andy Reid’s first franchise running back, a blue-collar and passionate halfback who anchored the ground game early in Reid’s tenure.