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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

The NFL is almost certainly going to a 17-game schedule, and that will create a little more separation in strength of schedule. That extra game will be driven by results each year, with first-place teams playing against each other (and last-place teams getting an additional game against another last-place team).  more »


Eagles RB Sanders, WR Jeffery practice in full

Philadelphia Eagles running back MILES SANDERS and wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY practiced in full on Thursday. Sanders missed the past two games before the bye due to a knee injury, butMore his full practice could be a good sign for his availability on Sunday against the New York Giants. Meanwhile, Jeffery may be nearing his 2020 debut after missing the first eight games with foot and calf injuries. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Eagles RB Sanders misses second straight practice

Philadelphia Eagles running back MILES SANDERS missed a second straight day of practice on Thursday and appears to be in danger of missing Sunday Night Football against the Dallas Cowboys. IfMore Sanders is out this week, backup BOSTON SCOTT will make his second straight start. Scott will have a big opportunity against the Cowboys and their 32nd ranked run defense. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Status uncertain for Eagles WR Jeffery, RB Sanders

Philadelphia wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY (calf) and running back MILES SANDERS (knee) continue to be listed as day-to-day due to their respective injuries. Their outlook for Sunday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys remains uncertain.

Source: Team Blog


Jackson, Johnson to return for Eagles on TNF

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said on Wednesday that he anticipates having wide receiver DESEAN JACKSON and offensive tackle LANE JOHNSON for the team’s Thursday Night Football game against theMore New York Giants. Wide receiver ALSHON JEFFERY is not expected to return, and running back MILES SANDERS was ruled out earlier in the week. Less

Source: Team Blog


Eagles RB Sanders, OT Johnson on track to play in Week #2

Philadelphia Eagles running back MILES SANDERS and right tackle LANE JOHNSON are on track to play on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams after both players missed the season opener withMore injuries. Johnson is coming off ankle surgery in August, while Sanders has been dealing with a bad hammy since early in training camp. Less


Around the NFL: Miles Sanders

It sounds like Miles Sanders will be able to play through his hamstring injury on Sunday. It's not certain, but that's what Adam Schefter is reporting. Maybe he's not 100 percent, but presumably the Eagles wouldn't take any chances of him aggravating the injury if it's a major concern.   more »

NFL Injury Report: Eagles rule out Sanders

The league has released its Saturday injury report, and it includes some notable names and changes. Most notably, the Eagles have ruled out Miles Sanders, while the Bucs have upgraded Mike Evans to questionable.  more »



Eagles could manage RB Sanders’ workload to start season

Philadelphia running back MILES SANDERS continues to recover from a hamstring injury suffered during the first week of training camp. Sanders returned to practice on Wednesday, but head coach Doug Pederson admitted that the Eagles may have to manage his workload as he works his way back onto the field.

Source: Team Blog

Ask the Experts: Which injured player are you willing to draft?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which injured player are you willing to draft anyway?  more »



Eagles RB Sanders out with lower-body injury

Philadelphia Eagles running back MILES SANDERS is sidelined on a “week-to-week” basis due to a lower-body injury. Sanders landed on Wednesday’s injury report after being a full participant in the firstMore two days of padded practices. Sanders is coming off an outstanding rookie season and is expected to lead the backfield in 2020. His status likely is not in jeopardy for the season opener against Washington on September 13th, but he will not get as many training camp reps. Less

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Mailbag: August 14, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is Ronald Jones an above-average running back prospect? What's up with the new Cheat Sheet format? Auction strategies. Where's the love for Antonio Gibson? And more. more »



Eagles RB Sanders ready for expanded role in 2020

Heading into the 2020 season, Philadelphia Eagles second-year running back MILES SANDERS is preparing for a workhorse role in the backfield. Assistant head coach/running backs coach Duce Staley said recently thatMore he is excited about Sanders and his ability to handle the full rushing workload. Sanders established himself as the Eagles lead back during an impressive rookie season last year. Less



Eagles have big plans for RB Sanders

Philadelphia RB coach Duce Staley said that the Eagles are ready to let second-year running back MILES SANDERS handle a full load in the backfield heading into the 2020 season. SandersMore finished the 2019 season with 818 rushing yards and 509 receiving yards with 6 total touchdowns. His 1,317 yards from scrimmage led all NFL rookies. Less

Source: Team Blog

Ian Allan: 2nd-year backs

There are four running backs who showed promise last year as rookies. Should we all be tripping over ourselves to select these guys? Or is it better to show caution when a player is entering his second year?  more »


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