Eagles' Boston Scott snags 5 catches, out-produces Miles Sanders
Philadelphia Eagles running back Boston Scott rushed 2 times for 7 yards and caught 5 passes (6 targets) for 40 yards in a 23-17, Week 12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night.
Scott only had one fewer touch than Miles Sanders but out-gained his backfield mate 47-22. He finished with the second-most receptions on the team behind Dallas Goedert and appears to have secured a role as the Eagles' pass-catching back. Scott should remain involved in Week 13 against the Green Bay Packers as the Eagles are currently 9.5-point underdogs on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Scott scored 7.2 FanDuel points on Monday. His weekly share of the Eagles' backfield touches has has increased from 18.1 to 29.6 to 43.7 percent in three games since Sanders returned from injury. Meanwhile, Sanders' has fallen from 77.2 to 70.3 to 50.0 percent. The Packers are allowing the third-most FanDuel points per game to the running back position, including the most receiving yards per game and third-most receptions per game.
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