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Manning is gracious; Eagles are injured

Manning on Eagles corners Lito Sheppard and Sheldon Brown...

I think they are both excellent cover corners. You'll see a lot of plays where it's a good route and a pretty good throw, but the coverage is right there and they're breaking it up. They force you to be accurate as a quarterback and to be on time and you better have precise routes because they'll make you pay if you don't. They put them out there on an island quite a bit and you don't do that if you don't have trust in your cover corners and obviously they do and those guys answer the bell when called upon

The Eagles corners have combined for 4 picks, 2 for TDs, and the secondary as a unit have only allowed just one passing TD in the last 4 games.


LB Shaun Barber, who for my money has been the best LB on this team this year, is out for Sundays game. The Colts should feel free to run right at Matt McCoy all day.

WR Donte Stallworth was put on the injury report this week with a hamstring injury that made him questionable for Sunday's game, however Reid announced today that he participated in a full practice and the hamstring is fine. He will play Sunday.

For the Colts, DT Montae Reagor is out and a whole slew of players are questionable. The notables or starters are in bold.

FS Bob Sanders (Knee)
WR Brandon Stokley (Knee)
OLB Rocky Boiman (Upper Arm)
MLB Gary Brackett (Hamstring)
C Dylan Gandy (Low Back)
OLB Gilbert Gardner (Rib)
FS Matt Giordano (Calf)Notable only because if Bob Sanders is out Giordano would presumably be the starter.
CB Nicholas Harper (Hip)
OLB Freddy Keiaho (Shoulder)
G Ryan Lilja (Knee)
OLB Keith O'Neil (Ankle)

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