As the 2020 fantasy football season nears, it's time to examine players who could make or break your fantasy team. Here's a look at Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders and his fantasy outlook for the season ahead.
Philadelphia’s decision to forgo a running back in the NFL Draft helped Sanders’ outlook. That leaves a mediocre free-agent market as the only potential challenge for touches. Sanders delivered top-12 fantasy numbers after Jordan Howard went down last season, despite a lack of touchdowns. Whether the Eagles believe Sanders’ mere two scores among 25 red-zone carries was bad luck or a deficiency could direct plans at the position.
Size: 5'11, 211
Bye Week: 9
At worst, Sanders will easily lead in carries and targets and cede some goal-line work. He presents top-8 upside either way.
Season Projections for 2020
221 carries, 995 yards, 7 rushing TDs; 55 receptions, 468 yards, 4 receiving TDs