The Eagles have been decimated by injuries over the last two weeks, but finally, there are signs of hope. The team released their final estimated injury report ahead of tomorrow night’s game against Green Bay and there are several key takeaways.
The only players listed as ‘out’ are Ronald Darby, who we know will be sidelined for a few weeks after leaving the Lions game early, Timmy Jernigan, and DeSean Jackson.
Corey Clement is questionable, although it’s not likely he will play until fully healthy given the Eagles current running back rotation.
But the main news comes from the player who aren’t listed on Wednesday’s report.
Alshon Jeffery looks as though he will be ready to go, which will bump JJ Arcega-Whiteside back down the depth chart due to the fact they play the same role. Jeffery caught two touchdowns in the season opener and had five receptions through two games. His presence on the offense will be a much-needed boost for a receiving corps that suffered 7 drops and 3 OPI’s on Sunday. Getting their number-one receiver back is huge against a secondary allowing just 197 passing yards per game.
JJAW himself is no longer listed which is encouraging for his recovery from a minor injury, while Andre Dillard should also be raring to return as well.
DE Derek Barnett and TE Dallas Goedert also appear to be healthy ahead of Thursday which is a massive sigh of relief given just how important they are.
It’s not a perfect situation, but the Eagles are set to have some key players return to their team tomorrow night against a team that’s going to demand the very best out of them.
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