SAN DIEGO -- In this ESPN Insider piece, Steve Muench of Scouts Inc. evaluates draft prospect Bishop Sankey, a running back out of the University of Washington.
At 5-foot-10 and 203 pounds, Sankey can run through tackles, make you miss, and has enough speed to make defenses pay in the open field.
I think Sankey would be a good fit in San Diego’s zone-based running scheme and a nice complementary back to Ryan Mathews because of his ability as a one-cut runner, along with the skill set to serve as a pass-catcher on third down. Sankey also could return kicks.
Muench: “At this point in the process, Sankey projects as a late-Day 2 or early-Day 3 pick. They are built differently and Sankey will likely run better, but Sankey reminds me of Dallas’ 2013 fifth-round pick Joseph Randle out of Oklahoma State. Atlanta and Houston are two possible landing spots for Sankey.”
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