The trifecta of Corey Clement, Wendell Smallwood and Josh Adams performed well in Sunday’s 20-16 win over the Colts, but reinforcements might be on the way.
Jay Ajayi (back) and Darren Sproles (hamstring) are both considered day to day, but head coach Doug Pederson expects them to be available in practice, barring setbacks, this week.
That’s good news after they missed all of last week in practice and were ruled out Friday before Sunday’s game.
Pederson said the Eagles will evaluate them Tuesday before the first day of practice on Wednesday.
The Eagles’ best receiver has still not been cleared for contact and — as we all know from waiting for word on Carson Wentz — that’s the last step before being allowed to play in games.
It definitely appears that Jeffery is getting closer. He has been ramping up in practice and was listed as questionable for the Colts game.
This week in Nashville or the following week at home against the Vikings seem realistic.
“He’s getting close,” Pederson said. “We’ll get him in the mix a little more this week and see, see where he’s at health-wise.”
The Eagles’ starting safety injured his right knee during the game and we still don’t know how severe that injury is. Pederson said the Eagles are still evaluating him today and tomorrow and will have a better idea of the severity Wednesday.
After the game, McLeod wasn’t limping and said he felt OK, but said there were more tests in his future.
If McLeod can’t play Sunday, veteran Corey Graham would start next to Malcolm Jenkins.