Eagles Inactives

Eagles Inactives: Wendell Smallwood out Sunday vs. Cardinals

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Eagles Inactives: Wendell Smallwood out Sunday vs. Cardinals

The Eagles will be without two key players Sunday against the Cardinals. 

While Fletcher Cox was already ruled out Friday with a calf injury, running back Wendell Smallwood won't play either after coming into the weekend as questionable. 

Smallwood injured his knee last week against the Chargers and missed practice all week. Doug Pederson said Friday that Smallwood would be a game-time decision. 

Without Smallwood, the Eagles are down to LeGarrette Blount, Corey Clement and Kenjon Barner at running back. Blount and Clement are the only remaining members of the original five running backs to make the team. 

This is the second straight week Cox will miss a game because of his calf injury he suffered against the Giants. The Eagles have a short week coming up before a Thursday game in Charlotte this week. 

Destiny Vaeao (wrist) came into the weekend questionable and is inactive. So is Jaylen Watkins, who is getting over a hamstring injury. Watkins has missed the last two games but was a full participant in practice all week. Corey Graham (hamstring) is active and will be the team's third safety. 

Here are the Eagles' other inactives are: Ronald Darby (ankle), Shelton Gibson and Isaac Seumalo.

Beau Allen will get another start in place of Cox, while rookie Rasul Douglas gets the start at corner. 

Seumalo is a healthy scratch for the second straight week. Seumalo began the season as the team's starting left guard. 

Defensive linemen Justin Hamilton and Steven Means are both active for the second consecutive game. 

Cardinals inactives: QB Blaine Gabbert, WR Chad Williams, RB D.J. Foster, LB Scooby Wright III, OL D.J. Humphries, OL Alex Boone, DL Robert Nkemdiche. 

Humphries and Boone are the Cardinals' normal starters at left tackle and left guard. John Wetzel will start at left tackle and Earl Watford will start at left guard. 

Eagles Inactives: Rodney McLeod is out against the Giants

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Eagles Inactives: Rodney McLeod is out against the Giants

Rodney McLeod is inactive Sunday. That's a big loss for the Eagles, who were hoping McLeod would be able to play against the Giants. 

McLeod entered the weekend listed as questionable with a hamstring injury he suffered against Kansas City last week. Chris Maragos will start in his place. 

The Eagles are without several key members of their secondary against Eli Manning and the Giants. 

Early before the game, McLeod worked out in front of head trainer Chris Peduzzi and then had a pow-wow with Peduzzi, head coach Doug Pederson, Howie Roseman, DBs coach Cory Undlin and others. After the meeting, he continued to work out on his own. 

McLeod missed practice Wednesday and Thursday before he was a limited participant Friday. He said he felt better throughout the week as he recovered from the Grade 1 strain. 

The Eagles are down to just Malcolm Jenkins, Maragos and recently claimed Trae Elston at safety. Linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill could also play safety in a pinch. 

Torrey Smith (illness) is playing Sunday. He was listed as questionable. 

Here are are the Eagles' other inactive players for Sunday: Ronald Darby (ankle), Corey Graham (hamstring), Jaylen Watkins (hamstring), Destiny Vaeao (wrist), Shelton Gibson, Steven Means. 

Graham and Watkins missed practice all week with their own hamstring injuries and were ruled out Friday. Darby is still out with his dislocated ankle. Newcomer Elston, who was claimed this week, is active. 

All eight offensive linemen are active for the first time this season. Chance Warmack will start in place of Isaac Seumalo at left guard. This was the worst-kept secret of the week. 

For the Giants, corner Janoris Jenkins is active. That's a big boost for New York. 

Here are their inactives: RB Wayne Gallman, TE Matt LaCosse, QB Davis Webb, LB B.J. Goodson, OL Bobby Hart, LB J.T. Thomas, DE Avery Moss.

Eagles Inactives: Corey Graham playing; just 6 players to sit out

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Eagles Inactives: Corey Graham playing; just 6 players to sit out

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Because they have just 52 players on their active roster, the Eagles needed to list just six players as inactive on Sunday morning.

Ronald Darby (ankle), Destiny Vaeao (wrist), Shelton Gibson, Chance Warmack, Marcus Johnson and Steven Means are inactive against the Chiefs this afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium.

Corey Graham, who came into the weekend listed as questionable with a hamstring injury, is active. That will allow Malcolm Jenkins to play at times as the Eagles' nickel cornerback because Graham can take over at safety.

Johnson is inactive after playing in the opener.

Donnel Pumphrey (hamstring) was added to the Injured Reserve on Friday, so he obviously isn't playing and doesn't need to be on the inactive list.

This will be the first NFL game for second-round CB Rasul Douglas, sixth-round pick DT Elijah Qualls and recently-acquired kicker Jake Elliott, who replaced Caleb Sturgis (hip). Sturgis is on IR.

After keeping just three listed cornerbacks active last week when Darby went down, the Eagles have four active on Sunday: Jalen Mills, Patrick Robinson, Douglas and McDougle.

After having just two draft picks active in the season opener, the Eagles will have four active -- Derek Barnett, Douglas, Mack Hollins and Qualls -- on Sunday.

Here are the Chiefs' inactives: QB Tyler Bray, CB D.J. White, LB Reggie Ragland, OL Jordan Devey, OL Parker Ehinger, WR Jehu Chesson, DL Jarvis Jenkins.