RB Corey Clement - Philadelphia Eagles

5-10, 220Born: 11-2-1994College: WisconsinDrafted: ---

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General News (Thu Sep 19): did not practice on Thursday.

General News (Wed Sep 18): did not practice on Wednesday.

General News (Mon Sep 16): is expected to miss one to two weeks after suffering a shoulder injury in Week 2 against the Atlanta Falcons.

Week 3: vs Detroit Lions

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FBG says: Neutral matchup. Two games into the 2019 season, only one thing is evident in the Philadelphia Eagles' backfield: it will continue to be a running-back-by-committee approach. Rookie Miles Sanders leads the team in rushing attempts, but he has been mostly unimpressive during his time on the field, mustering just 2.5 yards-per-carry to this point. Another offseason acquisition, Jordan Howard, has been far more impressive, even if his efficiency levels are merely league-average. Philadelphia identified the running back position as a position of need over the offseason following a disastrous 2018 season running the football. The Eagles undoubtedly expected more return on their offseason investment at the running back position, and a shift in touches away from Sanders and towards Howard shortly would not come as a surprise. One of the league's best offensive lines should produce far more impressive rushing numbers than what the Eagles have totaled over the last 13 months. The alarms will be sounding in Philadelphia's backfield if the team continues to struggle to get the ground game going. The Detroit Lions finished the 2018 season with a top-10 run defense in both rushing yards and rushing touchdowns allowed. The early weeks of 2019, however, have not been nearly as strong for the Lions' front-seven. Through the first two games of the 2019 season, the Detroit Lions have allowed a stunning 5.2 yards-per-carry (26th in the NFL) and at least 112 rushing yards in both games. Detroit's struggles have coincided directly with the struggles of noted run-stopping defensive linemen Damon "Snacks" Harrison. Harrison was acquired midway through the 2018 season and immediately bolstered Detroit's run-defense as part of an elite defensive tackle duo alongside A'Shawn Robinson. While Robinson has carried over his top-notch run-stopping from 2018 into the 2019 season, Harrison has not. However, Harrison will almost certainly get back on track soon. Following six straight seasons as the NFL's best run-stopping defensive tackles, two sub-par games from Damon Harrison are more likely a random occurrence than anything signaling an emerging trend. The true cause for concern on Detroit's defense is at the linebacker position. The linebacking corps has struggled mightily defending the run in 2019, in part due to the absence of Jarrad Davis. Davis may potentially return from a preseason ankle injury here in week three, which will undoubtedly bolster the team's run defense. If Davis is unable to go, and the Lions field the same three starters from weeks one and two, that could spell trouble. Christian Jones has posted astonishingly-poor numbers in run defense, and Devon Kennard has regressed mightily following a respectable showing in 2018. Davis' status leading up to a week three battle with one of the NFL's best offensive lines will be vital to evaluating this matchup. It's looking like he will return which is a significant increase to the Lions this week.

Recent Stats and Projections

1 vs WAS 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 at ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 -1
3 vs DET PROJ-Tremblay * 0 * * 0.0 * * * *
3 vs DET PROJ-Bloom * 0 * * 0.0 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36

Percentile ranks

Corey Clement's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Latest News

Eagles | Philadelphia's Thursday practice report (Thu Sep 19, 04:29 PM) - Philadelphia Eagles RB Corey Clement (shoulder), S Johnathan Cyprien (knee), TE Dallas Goedert (calf), WR DeSean Jackson (abdomen), WR Alshon Jeffery (calf), DL Timmy Jernigan (foot) and OL Jordan Mailata (back) were unable to practice Thursday, Sept. 19. S Rudy Ford (hamstring) and LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (knee) were limited. DE Derek Barnett (shoulder), DT Fletcher Cox (toe), LB Nathan Gerry (knee, calf) and QB Nate Sudfeld (wrist) were able to participate fully.

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Eagles | Wednesday practice report for Eagles (Wed Sep 18, 04:33 PM) - Philadelphia Eagles RB Corey Clement (shoulder), DT Timmy Jernigan (foot) and OT Jordan Mailata (back) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18. DE Derek Barnett (shoulder), DT Fletcher Cox (toe), S Johnathan Cyprien (knee), S Rudy Ford (hamstring), LB Nathan Gerry (calf, knee) and LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (knee) were limited during practice. QB Nate Sudfeld (wrist) fully participated in practice. The Eagles did not hold an official practice Wednesday, so these are estimations.

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Eagles | Corey Clement likely out 1-2 weeks (Mon Sep 16, 02:04 PM) - Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles RB Corey Clement (shoulder) is expected to miss one to two weeks after suffering a shoulder injury in Week 2 against the Atlanta Falcons.

Our View: Clement doesn't do much on offense in the Eagles jam-packed backfield. However, he does work as the team's kick returner. Rookie Miles Sanders took over after Clement was banged up on Sunday night.
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Eagles | Corey Clement nursing shoulder injury (Sun Sep 15, 10:52 PM) - Philadelphia Eagles RB/KR Corey Clement (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in the Week 2 game against the Atlanta Falcons due to a shoulder injury and he is questionable to return.

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Eagles | Corey Clement will return kicks (Fri Sep 6, 10:14 PM) - Philadelphia Eagles RB Corey Clement will be responsible for returning kicks this season, according to Mike Kaye of NJ.com.

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