Making Sense Of the Eagles Inactives
For the first time this season, Bennie Logan (calf) and Byron Maxwell (shoulder) will be inactive for the Eagles. Seyi Ajirotutu (ankle), Thad Lewis, Steven Means, Barrett Jones and Tanner Hawkinson are also unavailable for tonight’s matchup against Washington.
That means Beau Allen will start for the first time in his NFL career, and Brandon Bair will be involved in the six-man rotation on the Eagles defensive line. E.J. Biggers will start in place of Maxwell, while Jonathan Krause is active for additional wide receiver depth. Denzel Rice may also play his first NFL snaps.
As for Washington, quarterback Robert Griffin III, linebacker Perry Riley, Jr., defensive end Frank Kearse, guard Arie Kouandjio, tight end Marcel Jensen, tight end Je’Ron Hamm and running back Matt Jones are inactive. Mason Foster will start in place of Riley.