Rashaad Penny says his goal is to play all 17 games for Eagles by 2023

There’s a new lead in Philadelphia after Rashaad Penny signed a one-year contract to join the NFL’s top offense.

The shrewd and physical running back got off to a strong start in 2022, but suffered a broken fibula in Week 5 during a 39-32 Seattle loss to New Orleans and underwent season-ending surgery.

Now with the NFC Champion Eagles, Penny will look to prove he can be elite as he shares the backfield with Kenneth Gainwell, Boston Scott and Trey Sermon.

With Penny now under contract, here are six takeaways from his introductory press conference.

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Penny suffered a torn ACL, a calf injury that landed him on the Injured Reserve at the end of 2020, and a broken leg that saw him play just five games in 2022.

The running tailback has had his moments, but he’ll try to finally bring all that potential together behind the NFL’s best offensive line.

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It is unknown how many offers Penny had, but he said joining the Eagles was an easy decision.

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The biggest question mark surrounding Penny is his injury history and inability to stay healthy for an entire season.

Penny said his goal is to play all 17 games for Philadelphia by 2023.

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The Philadelphia All-Pro quarterback was one of the first, if not the first on the team, to call Penny to talk about aspirations to return to the Super Bowl.

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Penny suffered a serious ankle/fibula injury last season that prevented him from playing more than five games, but says he will be ready for off-season training.

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Penny describes his playing style:

“I feel more like a slasher. I run fast. But I really try to run past people because I feel like I can do that too. I’m just trying to pair my game with more power and set up guys to run past them.

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