The Eagles will honor Garrett Reid's memory Thursday in their preseason opener against Pittsburgh with a moment of silence and helmet decals.
The problem with being the best running quarterback in NFL history is that you prefer to rely on your own elusiveness for protection rather than the 300-plus-pound Big Sloppys who line up in front of you.
Projecting The Eagles' 53-Man Roster - Birds 24/7
Sheil Kapadia and Tim McManus square off to see who can most accurately predict the Eagles' 53-man roster.
Stewart was needed for camp. He's not needed in the PS games. The Eagles won't be running the ball 40 times out of the I-formation. Having 2 FBs should be plenty for getting through the game.
The DL is a different story. If any backups get hurt, the coaches don't want to put starters back in. They need extra bodies. Gill is a nice insurance policy.