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Alshon Jeffery Limited In Return To Practice

Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is one step closer to getting back on the field in game action as he was limited in Wednesday's practice, his first of the season.

Jeffery missed the entire offseason after undergoing shoulder surgery to repair his rotator cuff. He didn't participate in practice leading up to the opener against the Falcons.

Head coach Doug Pederson said before practice that Jeffery would be on the field for individual drills and the group installation, but not for team drills.

Three other players were limited: wide receiver Shelton Gibson (knee), running back Darren Sproles (hamstring), and quarterback Carson Wentz (knee). But at least the entire 53-player roster was

Wentz has not yet been cleared for full contact, per Pederson. Wentz is going 11-on-11 drills, running the scout team offense.

"As Training Camp progressed, his strength, lower body strength, his upper body strength, all trending in the right direction," Pederson said.

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