Clement rushed just three times for eight yards but hauled in four of five targets for a team-high 100 yards and a touchdown during the Eagles' 41-33 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl LII on Sunday. He also returned one kickoff for 25 yards.
The rookie more than made up for his minimal role in the ground game with an outstanding effort through the air, a performance he punctuated with an acrobatic 22-yard touchdown reception with 7:18 remaining in the third quarter. It appeared that Clement may have not had full control of the ball at the time that each of his feet landed inbounds, but the call ultimately survived replay review. The former Wisconsin Badger also notched a game-long 55-yard reception, and he put together a respectable first season that included a combined 444 rushing and receiving yards and six total touchdowns. His performance Sunday could serve as a springboard to a bigger role in 2018, particularly if the team opts to not bring free-agent-to-be LeGarrette Blount back into the fold.
Clement carried the ball four times for 17 yards and caught his lone target for one yard in Sunday's 34-29 defeat of the Giants.
The 10 offensive snaps were the fewest he's played since Week 6 at Carolina, but he saw his usual allotment of between five to seven touches for the fifth straight week. He'll be a risky play Week 16 versus Oakland.
Clement carried the ball six times for 24 yards and caught one of three pass attempts for 28 additional yards in Sunday's 43-35 defeat of the Rams.
The seven total touches were the rookie's most since Week 9. His 27 snaps came just one shy of his career high, while LeGarrette Blount saw just 15. Nevertheless, the Wisconsin product's role in the Eagles offense is the least valuable among the running back trio. He is not a recommended option Week 15 against the Giants.
Clement played 28 snaps on offense in Sunday's 24-10 loss to the Seahawks, gaining seven yards on three carries and catching all three of his targets for 30 yards.
While not exactly known for his receiving skills, the 220-pound undrafted rookie out of Wisconsin got a good chunk of the playing time in obvious passing situations Sunday night. The game context limited LeGarrette Blount to just 14 snaps and eight carries, while Jay Ajayi led the way with 31 snaps and 12 touches (three catches). Clement nonetheless remains the least interesting commodity in Philadelphia's three-headed backfield heading into a Week 14 road game against the Rams. Ajayi is the one with upside, while Blount remains the best bet for goal-line carries and clock-killing work. Clement falls somewhere in between, locked into a decent role that seemingly doesn't offer much room for growth unless one of his backfield mates gets hurt.
Clement gained 27 yards on four carries and 12 yards on one reception in Sunday's 31-3 win over the Bears.
Clement hasn't disappeared from the offense despite the emergence of Jay Ajayi as an effective complement to LeGarrette Blount. The team clearly thinks highly of its rookie back, and it's telling that Clement got each of his five touches prior to garbage time in the fourth quarter. He's essentially stuck in a role as the third part of a three-headed monster, but there's little question the Eagles would have faith in Clement if injuries higher up the depth chart pushed him into a larger role. He'll take aim at the Seahawks in Week 13.
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