With Polk out and McCoy's status in question, Brown is in line to make his first career start.
If Avant misses his second straight game, the Eagles have will have wide receiver
For the Panthers, defensive end Greg Hardy did not participate in practice due to an illness. He was the only starter to miss practice for the Panthers. Defensive end Antwan Applewhite (hamstring) and linebacker Jordan Senn (ankle) also did not practice. Four players were full participants for non-injury related reasons - linebacker Thomas Davis, defensive tackle Dwan Edwards, defensive tackle Ron Edwards and offensive tackle Jordan Gross.
Also practicing fully for Carolina were center Geoff Hangartner (knee), safety Colin Jones (head) and wide receiver Steve Smith (finger).
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