While all eyes were on Jay Ajayi as the running back took the practice field for the first time as an Eagle on Wednesday, another key player returned.
Just a few days after suffering a concussion against the 49ers, Patrick Robinson was back on the field, which means he already cleared the concussion protocol and will be able to play against the Broncos on Sunday.
Robinson, 30, left Sunday's game after just 18 snaps. Dexter McDougle filled in, playing 32 snaps.
On a one-year deal, Robinson has been a revelation for the Eagles this season. After a horrendous training camp, Robinson was moved to the nickel corner position after the Ronald Darby trade and began to flourish. He has arguably been the Eagles' best cornerback this season, so getting him back is a big boost.
It's still unclear if Darby will return to game action this week. But on Wednesday, he began his third straight week of practice. Darby hasn't played since he dislocated his right ankle in the season opener in Washington.
He has been listed as questionable for the last two weeks after being a limited practice participant.
With a bye week after this Broncos game, it might make sense for the Eagles to wait.