The goal of every coach is to get his best 11 players on the field. For Chip Kelly that will be tricky in 2015 with a loaded backfield.
"Just another versatile player," Kelly said, per the Philadelphia Inquirer. "It's Year 2 for him, so I think he feels really comfortable in terms of what our running backs are doing. So we are just kind of cross-training him like we do some other guys in terms of how do we get our best players on the field and put them in different situations."
Sproles made some big plays for the Eagles last season, but saw just 29 percent of the team's offensive snaps.
Getting the shifty playmaker outside the box would add another dimension to Philly's offense, especially when he gets a mismatch against a linebacker.
"We're just trying to get more stuff for me to do," Sproles said. "We're going to get me out wide and stuff like that."
With a lot of mouths to feed in the backfield, Kelly will get creative to ensure all his backs get fed in 2015.