Sunday, September 21, 2014

Smith, Watkins primed to make debuts

Barkley ... healthy  scratch.
The Eagles activated draft picks Marcus Smith (linebacker) and Jaylen Watkins (cornerback), paving the way for the rookies to make their playing debuts.

The Birds scratched quarterback Matt Barkley, wide receiver Josh Huff, safety Earl Wolff (knee), offensive tackle Matt Tobin, guard Kevin Graf, linebacker Mychal Kendricks and defensive end Taylor Hart.

Washington scratched quarterback Robert Griffin III, cornerback Tracy Porter, linebacker Akeem Jordan, defensive end Kedric Golston, tight end Jordan Reed, offensive tackle Morgan Moses and wide receiver Santana Moss.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Eagles Friday Injury Report

Eagles vs. Washington (Sunday, 1 p.m., LFF)

Earl Wolff ... questionable.
Eagles
Out
ILB Mychal Kendricks (calf)

Doubtful 
WR Josh Huff (shoulder)
Questionable
S Earl Wolff (knee)
OT Matt Tobin (ankle)

Probable
DE Fletcher Cox (back)
CB Cary Williams (hamstring)
CB Nolan Carroll (elbow)
TE Zach Ertz (knee)
G Todd Herremans (hamstring)
S Malcolm Jenkins (shoulder)
WR Brad Smith (groin) 
CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring)

DJack, in Eagles days. Questionable for reunion.
REDSKINS
Out
QB Robert Griffin III (ankle)
LB Akeem Jordan (knee)
CB Tracy Porter (hamstring)
TE Jordan Reed (hamstring)

Questionable
WR DeSean Jackson (shoulder)
K Kai Forbath (groin)
C Korey Lichensteiger (groin)

Probable
S Ryan Clark (foot)
RB Roy Helu, Jr. (quad)
G Shawn Lauvao (knee)
LB Brian Orakpo (ankle)
FB Darrel Young (neck)

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thursday Injury Report

Todd Herremans ... hamstring.
EAGLES
Did Not Practice
ILB Mychal Kendricks (calf) 

Limited Practice
DE Fletcher Cox (back)
WR Josh Huff (shoulder)
CB Cary Williams (hamstring)
S Earl Wolff (knee)

Full Practice 
CB Nolan Carroll (elbow)
TE Zach Ertz (knee)
G Todd Herremans (hamstring)
S Malcolm Jenkins (shoulder)
WR Brad Smith (groin)
OT Matt Tobin (ankle) 
CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring) 

WASHINGTON
Did Not Practice
WR DeSean Jackson (shoulder)
DE Kedric Golston (groin)
LB Akeem Jordan (knee)
CB Tracy Porter (hamstring)
TE Jordan Reed (hamstring)

Limited Practice
K Kai Forbath (groin)
C Kory Lichtensteiger (groin)

Full Practice
RB Roy Helu (quad)
G Shawn Lauvao (knee)
LB Brian Orakpo (ankle)
RB Darrel Young (neck)


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Eagles get ref who excused interference


Tony Corrente's crew officiates Eagles-Washington this Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
One NovaCare Way practice field.

That crew allowed Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher to beat on Michael Floyd on fourth down of what became a 24-21 win over the Cardinals last year at the Linc. An interference penalty would have given the Cardinals a first down.

The Eagles are 3-2 with Corrente's crew in charge over the past five seasons, although just 1-0 at home.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Eagles-Washington Injury Report

Cary Williams was limited in practice Wednesday.
EAGLES
DID NOT PRACTICE
ILB Mychal Kendricks (calf)

LIMITED PRACTICE
WR Josh Huff (shoulder)
CB Cary Willliams (hamstring)

FULL PRACTICE
OL Matt Tobin (ankle)
CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring)
RB Chris Polk (hamstring)
WR Brad Smith (groin)
S Malcolm Jenkins (shoulder)
TE Zach Ertz (knee)
OL Todd Herremans (hamstring)
S Earl Wolff (knee)
DE Fletcher Cox (back).

WASHINGTON 
DID NOT PRACTICE 

DE Kedric Golston (groin)
WR DeSean Jackson (shoulder)
LB Akeem Jordan (knee)
CB Tracy Porter (hamstring)
TE Jordan Reed (hamstring

LIMITED PRACTICE
K Kai Forbath (right groin)
RB Darrel Young (neck)

FULL PRACTICE
RB Roy Helu (quadricep)
G Shawn Lauvao (knee)
LB Brian Orakpo (ankle)


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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

DeSean Jackson has AC sprain

Former Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson is day-to-day with a sprain of the AC join in his left shoulder according to Washington head coach Jay Gruden.
DJack at Super Bowl while still an Eagle.

If Jackson can tolerate the pain he'll be on the field when the Burgundy and Gold take on the Eagles Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Quite frankly, the pain of not playing against the Eagles, who unceremoniously dumped him late last February would be worse.
Jackson caught Robert Griffin III's last throw, a 19-yard completion. Griffin dislocated his left  ankle after the pass and is out indefinitely. Kirk Cousins starts Sunday.
The Eagles are favored by 7 points. The over-under in points is 50.
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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Foles left MSU because of Cousins

Small world.

Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, assuming he stays healthy, next week takes on the man he couldn't beat out for the starting job at Michigan State - Kirk Cousins. Foles transferred to Arizona.

That's because Robert Griffin III exited in excruciating pain in the first quarter of Washington's game Sunday with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Griffin could miss the rest of the season after dislocating his left ankle.

The Burgundy and Gold didn't miss a beat, though.

In fact they switched gears with Cousins, who threw their first two scoring passes of the season and amassed 250 yards through the air en route to a 41-10 blowout.


Head coach Jay Gruden had to enjoy the energy Cousins brought to the previously lifeless offense.

Washington also sacked Chad Henne 10 times, four of the drops by left outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, who would be matched against Andrew Gardner of the Eagles.

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