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Former NFL scout: “The Eagles got the best running back in the draft in Miles Sanders”

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The Penn State alum should be a great addition to the Eagles RB room.

VRBO Citrus Bowl - Kentucky v Penn State Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The Eagles took running back Miles Sanders out of Penn State with the No. 53 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Philadelphia was able to land Sanders thanks to a big run on offensive linemen and cornerbacks prior to the first of their two second-round selections.

There were (mostly) positive reactions throughout the Twitterverse with the pick, and Sanders was welcomed with open arms by Eagles players past and present.

And media reactions were equally as complimentary of the Eagles choice. Including this strong take from former NFL scout Greg Gabriel: