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Eagles vs. Lions injury report

Running back Miles Sanders
Running back Miles Sanders

The Eagles officially ruled out cornerback Zech McPhearson (hamstring) and running back Miles Sanders (ankle/foot) for Sunday's game against the Lions.

Head Coach Nick Sirianni said that running back Jordan Howard practiced with the starters this week. Howard is currently on the practice squad and would need to be elevated or signed to the active roster ahead of Sunday's game.

"I just see a guy that comes to work every day and does his job every day and prepares our defense. The last month or so he's been preparing our defense to get ready to play and working on his craft as a running back," Sirianni said of Howard.

"And that's what pros do. They come to work every day and they do what's required of them and even more because he's continuing to work even more out there. They're ready when their number is called."

Safety Anthony Harris is doubtful with thumbs/groin injuries. Harris was limited in practice on Friday. Marcus Epps would start alongside Rodney McLeod if Harris is unable to go. Sirianni said that safety K'Von Wallace (shoulder) – and tight end Tyree Jackson (back) – could be activated off Injured Reserve.

Wide receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (back) is questionable, although he was a full participant on Friday. Everyone else fully practiced and is good to go for Sunday.

Lions top running backs Swift, Williams questionable for Sunday

Running back and Philadelphia native D'Andre Swift (groin) and running back Jamaal Williams (thigh) are two of the five Lions listed as questionable for Sunday's game, along with outside linebacker Trey Flowers (knee) and cornerbacks Jerry Jacobs (illness) and cornerback A.J. Parker (neck). Swift was limited in practice all week by a groin injury. Swift is second on the team in rushing yards to Williams, but first in receiving yards. Williams was added to the injury report on Thursday and he, too, was limited on Friday. Click here for the full Eagles-Lions injury report.

Wide receiver DeVonta Smith
Wide receiver DeVonta Smith

The Eagles announced their injury report on Thursday and welcomed a couple of players back to practice.

Wide receiver DeVonta Smith (headache) was a full participant after missing Wednesday's practice. Same goes for defensive tackle Fletcher Cox who rested on Wednesday. Starting left guard Landon Dickerson was added to the injury report on Thursday as a limited participant with a hip injury. Here is the full breakdown:

Did Not Participate

DE Ryan Kerrigan (Groin)

CB Zech McPhearson (Hamstring)

RB Miles Sanders (Ankle/Foot)

Limited Participation

WR J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (Back)

OL Landon Dickerson (Hip)

DT Javon Hargrave (Shoulder)

S Anthony Harris (Thumbs/Groin)

Full Participation

C/G Jack Anderson (Hamstring)

DT Fletcher Cox (Rest)

T Lane Johnson (Rest)

C Jason Kelce (Foot/Rest)

WR DeVonta Smith (Headache)

Lions add RB Jamaal Williams to the injury report

Two Lions did not participate in Thursday's practice – cornerbacks Jerry Jacobs (illness) and AJ Parker (neck) – but Detroit added running back Jamaal Williams to the injury report as a limited participant with a thigh injury. Two of the Lions' top offensive weapons – tight end T.J. Hockenson (ankle/knee) and running back D'Andre Swift (groin) – were limited for a second straight day.

Running back Miles Sanders
Running back Miles Sanders

The Eagles released their first injury report ahead of Sunday's Week 8 clash at Detroit.

Did Not Participate

• WR J.J. Arcega-Whiteside (Back)

• DT Fletcher Cox (Rest)

• DT Javon Hargrave (Shoulder)

• S Anthony Harris (Thumbs/Groin)

• CB Zech McPhearson (Hamstring)

• RB Miles Sanders (Ankle/Foot)

• WR DeVonta Smith (Headache)

Limited Participation

• C/G Jack Anderson (Hamstring)

• T Lane Johnson (Rest)

• C Jason Kelce (Foot/Rest)

• DE Ryan Kerrigan (Groin)

Lions' top weapons Hockenson, Swift limited in practice

The Lions had five players on their Wednesday injury report. Every Lion on the active roster had some level of participation in practice, but two key offensive weapons – tight end T.J. Hockenson (ankle/knee) and running back D'Andre Swift (groin) – were limited. Swift is the team's leader in receiving yards with 391, just ahead of Hockenson, who is second with 359. Swift's 88 career receptions are the most in franchise history by a running back in his first 20 games. Hockenson, meanwhile, ranks second among all NFL tight ends with 38 catches.

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