Ryan Mathews placed on Active/NFI list

Birds 24/7 - [Full Article]

Eagles RB Ryan Mathews has been placed on the Active/NFI list with an ankle injury suffered last week.

Mathews, whose injury wasn’t noticeable as he walked by reporters today when he reported for training camp, is expected to receive the bulk of the carries this season in the Eagles’ new offense.

Fantasy Impact: 

After Mathews there are a lot of questions in the Eagles backfield. Darren Sproles does the most damage as a punt returner and receiver out of the backfield on offense, and he’s now 33-years-old. Kenjon Barner has only 34 career carries, although Wendell Smallwood has continued to impress Doug Pederson this summer. Smallwood could be a guy to benefit the most with Mathews missing reps.

Filed Under: 2016, Preseason

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