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Tweetcap: Shurmur On Sanchez's Importance

Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur addressed the media prior to Monday's practice, detailing the importance of Mark Sanchez to the Eagles and addressing a few of the players fighting for spots on the 53-man roster. Here's your recap ...

OC Pat Shurmur: Josh Huff really made a huge amount of progress through spring and summer ... shown us enough to know he'll be a good player — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: Second unit OL has been one of the best performances in camp. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: We know what we got in Darren Sproles and we're glad we have tem. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur on roster crunch at RB: We'll keep the best guys, 3, 4 or 5 ... Doesn't matter about taking a big guy, just take the best. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: Feel like we have a great QB group ... Great opportunity for Barkley to prepare like he's starting and for us to evaluate him. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: Backup QB is hugely important ... You see time and time and time again that a backup gets thrust into action. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: I think everybody should be interested in Mark Sanchez. He's done we'll for us and we're very glad we have him ... But we have him. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: Every one of our receivers can play in the slot ... Defenses have to show you their hand a little bit. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: I still say Momah is one of the most improved guys we have. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: Will Murphy is a very steady performer, works hard from first play to the last ... Very steady. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

Shurmur: We know Chris Polk but we'd like to know him better ... Important for him to get out there so he's ready when the season starts. — Eagles Insider (@EaglesInsider) August 25, 2014

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