The Eagles and Washington are finally ready for their matchup in week 15, and both 53-man roster will look slightly different after an outbreak of COVID-19 hits both teams.
Jalen Hurts is back on the line-up for Philadelphia with Miles Sanders, Jordan Howard and a motivated wide receiver group.
Here is the 53-man roster for Tuesday’s huge matchup with news and notes.
Hurts will see its first game action in almost a month and it will be a huge duel on Tuesday night against a hotly contested Washington defense. Hurts will seek to re-establish its presence as the leader of Philadelphia’s offensive.
Slay has had one of the most consistent seasons of his career, and he’s headed for a Pro Bowl appearance this season. He can cement this season by banning Terry McLaurin.
Nelson sustained a shoulder injury while beating the Jets but used the free spins week to get healthy and should be a big win in secondary school.
The NFC Special Teams Player of the Month tied 22 0 out of 24 kicks to a season of 58 yards.
Elliott is also a perfect 33 out of 33 for extra points.
Smith has over 700 yards as a rookie and is still well on his way to breaking the DeSean Jackson brand.
With Jalen Hurts returning to the lineup, Minshew will be the backup but could take action if things get difficult.
With Miles Sanders and Jordan Howard healthy, Gainwell could be a healthy scratch depending on what Nick Sirianni does to Boston Scott.
Watkins returns from the Reserve / COVID-19 list.
As one of the young and improving security guards in the NFL, Epps has counted every snap and has been the most productive security guard on the roster.
The Eagles’ powerback returns after missing two games with a knee injury.
Philadelphia’s lead is getting hotter as the stretch run draws closer.
The Eagles’ leading tackler.
Bradley wants to reach the Pro Bowl as the ace of a special team.
The Eagles’ middle linebacker will anchor the defense to the track.
The Eagles Center just did another Pro Bowl.
Toth could see the time at the left guard if Sua Opeta struggled.
Herbig will start on the right against Washington.
Opeta will start on the left while Landon Dickerson will be out.
Goedert has a 100-yard performance against the jets behind him.
Kerrigan will try to show a strong performance against his former squad.