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Giants vs. Eagles injury report

Philadelphia Eagles
20 Oct 2020, 18:12 GMT+10

Dave Spadaro

Head Coach Doug Pederson didn't offer much clarity on the extensive injury situation at his late-morning press conference on Monday, but the first official injury report of the week later in the day ahead of Thursday night's showdown with the New York Giants sure did.

And it isn't a particularly encouraging picture, but we still have a few days to go before the NFC East battle in prime time. Here is how it looks, impacted position by impacted position.

Running back

Miles Sanders left Sunday's game with a knee injury and did not return. He did not partake in the walkthrough on Monday at the NovaCare Complex. Obviously, his availability is crucial for a unit looking for every bit of offense it can find. Backups Boston Scott and Corey Clement have not been productive through six games but they could have an opportunity here. Also on the active roster is Jason Huntley, added to the team prior to the regular season. Players like Adrian Killins and Elijah Holyfield are on the practice squad and could be elevated to the gameday roster for Thursday night if needed.

Tight end

Dallas Goedert remains out with an ankle injury and now Zach Ertz is a concern. He came limping off the field in the fourth quarter on Sunday with an ankle injury and did not return. He did not practice on Monday amid reports that he could miss multiple weeks. The Eagles have not confirmed those reports. Jason Croom, promoted from the practice squad, caught a 3-yard touchdown pass and Richard Rodgers had three receptions for 31 yards against Baltimore.

Offensive line

Rookie Jack Driscoll (ankle) started in place of the injured Lane Johnson and left Sunday's game with an injury in the fourth quarter and Brett Toth, who has been practicing for a week with the Eagles, finished the game. Neither Driscoll nor Johnson participated in Monday's walkthrough. Right guard Jamon Brown started for Matt Pryor, who is on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, and Brown struggled. Pederson said on Monday that there was a chance that Pryor could come off the Reserve/COVID-19 list, but Pryor remained on the list as of Monday afternoon.

Wide receiver

Both DeSean Jackson (hamstring) and Alshon Jeffery (foot) would have been limited participants if Monday's practice was a full one. Jalen Reagor (thumb) remains out.

Defensive line

Vinny Curry played for the first time since early in the season on Sunday, but the Eagles lost defensive tackle Malik Jackson during the game with a quad injury. Jackson did not take part in Monday's walkthrough.

Linebacker

Two starters are out - T.J. Edwards, who is on Injured Reserve with a hamstring injury, and Duke Riley, who has a rib injury. Riley was a limited participant on Monday. Rookies Davion Taylor and Shaun Bradley had some significant snaps on Sunday for the first time.

Cornerback

Avonte Maddox has been out since suffering an ankle injury against Cincinnati. The hope is that he's back soon. He's been a limited participant in practice, as he was on Monday. Thursday would be a great time to return to the lineup.

Safety

Marcus Epps missed Sunday's game with a rib injury just as the Eagles welcomed back Will Parks to the secondary. Epps was limited in Monday's walkthrough. Rookie K'Von Wallace did not participate in Monday's practice after leaving Sunday's game early with a shoulder injury.

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