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Eagles Injury Report: Mychal Kendricks sits out, Matt Tobin returns

Eagles injury update for Wednesday, September 17th, 2014.

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Eagles have released their first injury report in preparation of their Week 3 game against the Washington Redskins.

The most notable injury situation is that of starting inside linebacker Mychal Kendricks. The emerging third-year player missed practice with a calf injury that he suffered in Eagles-Colts game on Monday night. Defensive coordinator Bill Davis noted that Kendricks is "day-to-day" so it's unclear if he will play against Washington. If Kendricks can't play, the Eagles will be forced to start either the much-maligned Casey Matthews or Emmanuel Acho next to DeMeco Ryans on the inside.

In more positive news, both rookie wide receiver Josh Huff and second-year offensive lineman Matt Tobin returned to practice.

Huff, who has been sitting out ever since he suffered an AC sprain in mid-August, was a limited participant in practice. Huff might not be ready to return this week but to see he's making progress is a good sign for the Eagles.

Tobin, on the other hand, was a full participant. Tobin was seen taking second team repetitions at left guard. There's reason to believe that Tobin will challenge for playing time as a starter if he's healthy enough. It's speculation on my part, but the Eagles might opt to start him at left guard over Dennis Kelly. Tobin has been sitting out of action ever since he suffered a high ankle injury in the Eagles-Jets preseason finale.

Starting outside cornerback Cary Williams was limited in practice with a hamstring injury.

Philadelphia Eagles Injury Report (Wednesday)

Did Not Practice

ILB Mychal Kendricks (calf)

Limited Participation

WR Josh Huff (shoulder)
CB Cary Williams (hamstring)

Full Participation

OL Matt Tobin (ankle)
OG Todd Herremans (knee)
CB Nolan Carroll II (elbow)
DE Fletcher Cox (back)
TE Zach Ertz (knee)
S Malcolm Jenkins (shoulder)
WR Brad Smith (groin)
CB Jaylen Watkins (hamstring)
S Earl Wolff (knee)

Washington Redskins Injury Report (Wednesday)

DeSean Jackson sat out of practice but he has indicated that he will play on Sunday. Starting quarterback Robert Griffin III has been ruled out and will likely miss significant time moving forward.

Starting tight end Jordan Reed missed practice with a hamstring injury. Reed did not play in Washington's Week 2 game.

Starting kicker Kai Forbath was limited with a groin injury. Starting fullback Darrel Young was limited with a neck injury.


QB Robert Griffin III (ankle)

Did Not Practice

WR DeSean Jackson (shoulder)
DL Kedric Golston (groin)
LB Akeem Jordan (knee)
CB Tracy Porter (hamstring)
TE Jordan Reed (hamstring)

Limited Participation

K Kai Forbath (right groin)
FB Darrel Young (neck)

Full Participation

RB Roy Helu Jr. (quadricep)
OG Shawn Lauvao (knee)
LB Brian Orakpo (ankle)

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