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Eagles appear to be preparing Jack Driscoll, 11th different OL

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On Sunday in Green Bay, the Eagles (3-7-1) will play their 12th game of the season and it looks like there’s a chance they will start their 11th different offensive line combination.

With his right ankle taped, rookie Jack Driscoll was back at right tackle on Wednesday afternoon.

Likely because of a short week to prepare for the Packers after playing on Monday Night Football, the Eagles had a walkthrough in place of practice on Wednesday. Players were without helmets and pads and instead wore face masks.

During the warmup period of practice open to reporters, Driscoll was taking snaps next to Jason Peters. Matt Pryor started on Sunday at right tackle after the news that Lane Johnson’s season was over but if Driscoll’s ankle is healthy enough, it looks like the Eagles are ready to make a change.

If Driscoll starts at right tackle on Sunday, the Eagles would have yet another different OL lineup:

LT: Jordan Mailata

LG: Isaac Seumalo

C: Jason Kelce

RG: Jason Peters

RT: Jack Driscoll

Driscoll, 23, was a fourth-round pick out of Auburn in the spring. Earlier this season, he started the opener against Washington and the tight loss to the Ravens. He also played significant snaps against the 49ers and Steelers when Johnson left the lineup.

On Monday night, Driscoll played one snap as an extra blocker/eligible receiver. Driscoll has dealt with a knee and ankle injury this season. Since starting that Baltimore game back on Oct. 18, Driscoll has played just eight total offensive snaps.

 

But getting a longer look at Driscoll in the last five games of this season certainly makes sense and moving Pryor back to his position as a versatile utility piece makes more sense.

Driscoll has played a total of 169 total offensive snaps this season. According to ProFootballFocus, he has given up 3 sacks, 3 hits, 7 hurries and 13 pressures. He has graded out better in pass protection than in the run game.

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