Injury Notes: Alonso, Kendricks Return To Practice

Photo by Jeff Fusco.

Photo by Jeff Fusco.

Kiko Alonso (knee) and Mychal Kendricks (hamstring) returned to practice for the first time in weeks Wednesday. Kendricks was listed as a full participant while Alonso was limited.

“Probably not,” said Alonso if there was a chance he’d play against the Panthers, adding that the Dallas game after the bye is a realistic return date “for sure”.

Billy Davis didn’t sound confident that either player would be available for Sunday night’s game against Carolina. Read more »

Notes: Bradford Growing Into Leadership Role

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Photo by Jeff Fusco

Sam Bradford‘s pregame shower speech has gotten a good deal of attention this week — in large part because of the chosen location, but also because it was the first real piece of evidence made public suggesting that the quarterback is starting to find his footing as a leader on this team.

Speaking to the media for the first time since Sunday, Bradford was asked about the significance of that moment prior to the Saints game.

“It really wasn’t that big of a deal,” Bradford said after practice Thursday. “And to be honest, that was just kind of between us. I don’t need to put that out there. If you weren’t in that locker room or in that shower, you’re probably not going to know what was said in there. But it was just something I felt like kind of the time was right, something needed to be said. Hopefully it got the guys fired up.” Read more »

Injury Notes: The Latest On Kiko Alonso

Kiko Alonso

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[UPDATE]

The Eagles received good news regarding Kiko Alonso‘s injury, according to Ian Rapoport.

A month puts us at October 30, which is in the middle of the Eagles bye week. They play in Dallas on Sunday Night Football November 8.

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Davis Updates Middle Linebacker Situation

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Photo By Jeff Fusco

It looks like the Eagles could be down two of their top inside linebackers for Sunday’s crucial game against the Jets.

Billy Davis that Kiko Alonso, who is believed to have suffered a partial tear of his left ACL, is still in the evaluation process. “We’re crossing our fingers and hoping everything turns out for the best. We’re unsure about him,” said Davis, “but for this week I don’t expect him to play.”

Mychal Kendricks might not be available either. He sat out Tuesday’s practice along with Alonso as he nurses a hamstring strain.

“There is an outside chance we pick him up this week but it will be hard for him to get back,” said Davis. “But I think he has a shot at doing it.”
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Eagles Notes: Kelly On Sam Bradford, Mychal Kendricks

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Photo By Jeff Fusco

Chip Kelly addressed the media prior to Thursday’s practice. Before we get into it, a big thank you to Josh for crushing it over the last few days in my absence. Per your suggestions, I’ll consider treating him to a Del Frisco’s steak to show my appreciation. (On second thought, I have another mouth to feed now, so hopefully he’ll settle for a Shake Shack burger.)

Also, Tucker’s last day was Saturday. He did a tremendous job for us. Big things ahead for the T-Man, and we wish him well. Adam Hermann will be jumping in with both feet on Monday.

Now onto the press conference highlights: Read more »

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