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NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports that the Cowboys are signing RB Corey Clement to the active roster. The former Eagle spent training camp and the preseason with the Giants but didn't make the 53-man roster. He'll obviously land behind Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard on the Dallas depth chart, but that 3rd spot is open. We're not particularly interested in Clement for any fantasy football format, though.

The Giants released RB Corey Clement. It looked like he might be pushing for the #2 RB role early in camp, but Clement (predictably) faded. Devontae Booker is locked in as Saquon Barkley's handcuff. Rookie RB Gary Brightwell is currently the #3.

Giants RB Corey Clement has outplayed RB Devontae Booker in camp so far, according to insider Zack Rosenblatt. "Booker is still the top backup," Rosenblatt concedes. "But he’s not necessarily performing like it." The Giants gave Booker a 2-year, $5.5 million deal in free agency vs. Clement's 1-year deal worth a little less than a million. So the team was likely banking on Booker winning the backup job behind RB Saquon Barkley. But that contract isn't big enough to guarantee him anything. We'll continue to monitor this situation, but there's no strong handcuff to Barkley right now.

Eagles GM Howie Roseman said during a Saturday press conference, "We've been looking for a runner like Miles for a few years," according to NBC Sports Philadelphia. It was obvious that Philly liked Sanders when the franchise selected him in Round 2. These words from Roseman, however, could point to the new guy having a bigger workload share ahead of him than other RBs in the Doug Pederson era. Pederson's Eagles have run with a true committee. Amid personnel shuffling and injuries, no RB has reached a 37% share of team carries in any of his 3 seasons. Philly just traded for Jordan Howard this offseason, of course, but gave up a mere 6th-round pick for a RB in the final year of his rookie contract. Josh Adams, Wendell Smallwood, Corey Clement and Darren Sproles remain from last year's squad, but only Adams has reached 100 carries under Pederson and none has topped 120. Adams is also coming off shoulder surgery. None of those players looks like a big threat to Sanders' touch outlook. We wouldn't bet on workhorse touches for the rookie, but Sanders might just be the best bet to lead the backfield in opportunities right away.

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Eagles RB Corey Clement has been placed on IR with the knee sprain suffered in last week's loss to the Cowboys. Philly signed RB Boston Scott to take Clement's place on the roster, but Scott will be behind Josh Adams, Darren Sproles and Wendell Smallwood on the depth chart.

Eagles RB Corey Clement injured his knee in the 1st half of Sunday's game against the Cowboys and is officially questionable to return. His absence should mean some more work for RB Darren Sproles behind RB Josh Adams.

Update: Clement has been ruled out.

Eagles RB Darren Sproles aggravated his hamstring injury in Wednesday's practice, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Philly was hoping to get Sproles back this week, but he's now out for Sunday night's game against the Cowboys and might miss significantly more time beyond that. Sproles is droppable outside of the deepest of PPR leagues. The Eagles will continue to go with Wendell Smallwood, Josh Adams and Corey Clement in the backfield.

Eagles RB Darren Sproles (hamstring) is out for Sunday morning’s game against the Jaguars in London. HC Doug Pederson was hoping to get him back on the practice field this week, but it didn’t happen. Philly has a Week 9 bye. We’ll see if Sproles is ready to go after that. Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement will share backfield duties again this Sunday.

Eagles RB Darren Sproles (hamstring) is out for Sunday’s game against the Panthers. HC Doug Pederson said Friday that Sproles is on track to practice next week. Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement will share the backfield again this weekend.

Eagles LT Jason Peters suffered a torn biceps in Thursday night's win over the Giants. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that Peters is expected to return this season but that he might miss a week or 2. Any missed time for Peters presents a potential challenge for Philly's pass protection and run game. Week 7 brings the Panthers to town, followed by a Week 8 clash with the Jaguars in London.

Eagles RB Corey Clement (quad) was listed as a full participant in Monday's practice, putting him on track to return for Thursday night's game against the Giants. It's especially notable with RB Jay Ajayi out for the year. Clement was running clearly ahead of RB Wendell Smallwood over the season's first 3 weeks. We'll see what the split looks like on Thursday. Consider both Clement and Smallwood risk/reward RB3s for Week 6. RB Darren Sproles (hamstring) remained sidelined on Monday.

Eagles RB Jay Ajayi suffered an ACL tear in Sunday’s loss to the Vikings and will miss the rest of the season. That takes the carry leader out of a backfield that has started slowly. Healthy returns by Corey Clement and Darren Sproles wold help absorb touches, but Wendell Smallwood has als taken advantage of recent injuries to others to look like a player who will continue to deserve work. We’ll see hit the touches get distributed as the remaining group get healthy. The one thing we’ve been able to count on so far has been HC Doug Pederson spreading the work around. Clement, Sproles and Smallwood are all worth owning to varying degrees right now

Eagles RBs Corey Clement (quad) is active for today’s game against the Vikings. It’s a surprise after he didn’t practice all week. Clement and Wendell Smallwood will change the pace behind Jay Ajayi.

Eagles RBs Corey Clement (quad) and Darren Sproles (hamstring) both missed practice all week. Sproles has already been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Vikings. Clement is listed as questionable, but we'd be surprised if he played. He shouldn't be in your Week 5 fantasy plans.

Eagles RB Corey Clement (quad) is inactive for today’s game against the Titans. That leaves Wendell Smallwood as Philly’s #2 RB behind Jay Ajayi, who’s playing through a small fracture in his back.

Eagles RB Darren Sproles (hamstring) is out for Sunday’s game against the Titans. He didn’t practice all week and has no timetable for return. RB Corey Clement (quad) is listed as questionable after being added to the injury report on Thursday. If he can’t play this weekend, Wendell Smallwood and Josh Adams would serve as Philly’s #2 and #3 RBs.

Eagles RB Jay Ajayi (back) remained sidelined for Wednesday's practice. We'll continue to monitor his status, but fantasy owners shouldn't be banking on him playing this weekend. RB Darren Sproles (hamstring) also missed practice on Wednesday. With those guys sidelined last week, RB Corey Clement played 55% of the offensive snaps and handled 19 touches. RB Wendell Smallwood played 35% of the snaps and totaled 13 touches.

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