Eagles Inactives

Eagles inactives: Zach Ertz officially active for Wild Card game

Eagles inactives: Zach Ertz officially active for Wild Card game

Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is officially active for the Eagles’ Wild Card round playoff game against the Seahawks. 

We got word on Saturday that Ertz had been cleared and would play against the Seahawks but now it’s official. Despite fracturing a rib and suffering a lacerated kidney two weeks ago, Ertz is playing. 

Here’s the complete list of Eagles inactives for this game:

Nelson Agholor (knee) 
Lane Johnson (ankle) 
Sua Opeta 
Nate Sudfeld 
Shareef Miller 
Genard Avery
Elijah Holyfield 

Agholor was the only Eagles player ruled out on Friday. Johnson came into the weekend listed as questionable but we found out on Saturday that he won’t play. 

This means Johnson will miss his fourth consecutive game with a high ankle sprain. Halapoulivaati Vaitai will start at his place. At right guard, filling in for Brandon Brooks, who was put on IR with a shoulder injury, is Matt Pryor. This will be Pryor’s first career NFL start. 

Miles Sanders, as he said he would be, is active and will play. He’s been dealing with a lower ankle sprain. 

Mid-season trade acquisition Genard Avery is inactive. He has played sparingly since coming over for a fourth-round pick at the deadline. 

Shelton Gibson, who was brought back this past week, is active. He’ll be a backup receiver on Sunday but should have a role as a gunner. The former fifth-round pick spent the entire season on the Browns’ practice squad. 

The Seahawks are without two starting offensive linemen in this game. 

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Eagles inactives: Eagles get 1 starter back in action vs. Dallas

Eagles inactives: Eagles get 1 starter back in action vs. Dallas

After missing the last two games with an ankle injury, Eagles starting defensive end Derek Barnett is active for Sunday’s huge game against the Cowboys. 

Barnett hurt his ankle in Miami and missed the previous two weeks. Vinny Curry started in his place and Josh Sweat played an expanded role as well. 

Here’s a complete look at Eagles’ inactives for Sunday:

Lane Johnson (ankle)
Nelson Agholor (knee)
Jordan Howard (shoulder) 
Sua Opeta
Nate Sudfeld 
Sharef Miller 
Nate Herbig 

Avonte Maddox (knee), who was added to the injury report on Friday and came into the weekend listed as questionable, is active. 

Johnson was the only player ruled out on Friday. Agholor and Howard were both listed as questionable, but it’s not a surprise neither will play. 

For the third straight week, the Eagles are entering a game with just three active receivers. This week, they are Greg Ward Jr., JJ Arcega-Whiteside and Robert Davis. Tight end Josh Perkins also lines up at receiver .

The Eagles also have just three running backs: Miles Sanders, Boston Scott and Jay Ajayi. Ajayi didn’t play at all last week as Scott has assumed the secondary spot to Sanders. 

After being active for the first time last week, rookie Herbig is down again for this game. 

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Eagles inactives: Ronald Darby is active against Washington

Eagles inactives: Ronald Darby is active against Washington

LANDOVER, Maryland — Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby, who popped up on the injury report Friday with a hip flexor, is officially active.

Darby came into the weekend listed as questionable. 

We’ll see if he’s able to hold up during this game. If not, the Eagles do have six other cornerbacks active today: Jalen Mills, Rasul Douglas, Avonte Maddox, Cre’Von LeBlanc, Sidney Jones and Craig James. 

Here’s the full list of Eagles’ inactives against the Redskins: 

Lane Johnson (ankle) 
Nelson Agholor (knee)
Jordan Howard (shoulder) 
Derek Barnett (ankle) 
Nate Sudfeld 
Sua Opeta 
Shareef Miller 

Without Agholor, the Eagles are entering this game with just three healthy receivers. They tried that last week and two of them got hurt, so they were left with just Greg Ward Jr. standing. Sure, tight end Josh Perkins basically plays receiver, so he counts some, but it’s pretty wild to think that the Eagles are trying this again. And at least last week, one of those receivers was Alshon Jeffery. This week, their three receivers have a combined 20 career catches. 

Greg Ward: 11 catches, 79 yards 

J.J. Arcega-Whiteside: 8 catches, 130 yards, 1 touchdown 

Rob Davis: 1 catch, 11 yards

Without Johnson, Halapoulivaati Vaitai will start at right tackle. He’s back at FedEx Field, where he was demolished by Ryan Kerrigan as a rookie. The good news for Big V and the Eagles is that Kerrigan is out for the season. 

Without Barnett, Vinny Curry is likely to get his second straight start. Curry played well last week and so did Josh Sweat, who saw an increase in snaps. 

Backup rookie iOL Nate Herbig is active for the first time in his NFL career. 

Pretty big news from the Washington side too: 

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