It appears the Eagles are willing to give RB Donnel Pumphrey an opportunity as he has been getting reps with the first- and second-team offenses so far in training camp. Although he likely won’t carry the ball a ton this season, it does seem the Eagles are preparing to make him a part of the passing game.
“I expect to move to the slot a little bit more. At least that is what the coaches are telling me,” Pumphrey said. “They want me to do a lot more crossing routes with me and different stuff. Just looking forward to it.”
Pumphrey ended up on IR before the season started last year and just didn't appear ready to play in the NFL. That hasn't been the case so far this year, and the story said he's catching everything thrown to him. Pumphrey is in a battle to make the team but should have an advantage as the Eagles spent a valuable draft pick on him two drafts ago.