The Philadelphia Eagles officially announced their inactives list for their Week 5 game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Running back Wendell Smallwood is OUT, as expected. LeGarrette Blount and Corey Clement will get more playing time in his absence. Look for the Eagles to also give Kenjon Barner some offensive touches.
Isaac Seumalo is a healthy scratch for the second week in a row. Stefen Wisniewski will likely start at left guard with Chance Warmack rotating in for some reason.
Beau Allen will start at defensive tackle with Fletcher Cox out. Elijah Qualls and Justin Hamilton are also in line for playing time. Destiny Vaeao is OUT after being limited in practice all week. Perhaps he’ll be ready for Thursday’s game against the Panthers.
Jalen Mills and Rasul Douglas are the starters at cornerback. Jaylen Watkins is out again despite being a full participant in practice all week. He was ruled questionable on the final injury report. He might be ready to be back by Thursday.
Corey Graham is active for the first time since suffering a hamstring injury. He’s the top safety behind starters Rodney McLeod and Malcolm Jenkins.
Shelton Gibson has been a healthy scratch for all five games so far this season.
Here’s a look at all seven inactive names, along with some brief analysis.
Philadelphia Eagles Inactive List
RB Wendell Smallwood - Injury.
DT Fletcher Cox - Injury.
CB Ronald Darby - Injury.
DT Destiny Vaeao - Injury.
S Jaylen Watkins - Injury.
WR Shelton Gibson - Sixth wide receiver.
OG Isaac Seumalo - Depth guard/center.
Arizona Cardinals Inactive List
Cardinals starting left guard Alex Boone is out. That’s a significant loss for Arizona since he’s only starting because Mike Iupati is out for the season.