1) MVP Miles
How could Miles Sanders not be number one on the list? After exploding onto the scene midway through last season, putting up numbers only a handful of other backs have ever accomplished, Miles is back — this time with a new goal in mind. In May a video circulated of Sanders’ offseason training titled MVP year.
A running back hasn’t won the NFL MVP award since Adrian Peterson in 2012, but that won’t stop Sanders from speaking it into existence. While he may not reach that plateau, what he could mean for this offense is immeasurable. There’s simply not much the man can’t do. Seeing what Christian McCaffery has been able to do with the Carolina Panthers, it seems the time is now for do-it-all backs in the NFL. Miles Sanders could easily follow in his footsteps and Eagles fans would be purring to see him do so.
The Philadelphia offense, led by the beautiful mind of Doug Pederson is just as equipped to make a star out of the young RB, but won’t be as dependent on him. That means fresher legs for Miles, who knows exactly how to take advantage. Flashes of the 65-yard touchdown in Buffalo should have fans chomping at the bit for 2020. It’s a scene that could become commonplace in the upcoming season.
It may not mean an MVP award, but you can write Miles Sanders as a top ten running back in 2020 in pen. It’s happening.
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