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3 Realistic expectations for Donnel Pumphrey’s rookie campaign

In the 2017 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles traded up in the fourth round to select running back Donnel Pumphrey. There was tremendous depth in this year’s running back class and an obvious need for the Eagles. It wasn’t a surprise that the team selected one. What was surprising, was that the Eagles elected to take a “jack of all trades” back as opposed to a workhorse. We know that Pumphrey will be used all over the offense this year, but what can we really expect from him in his rookie year?