The Eagles are going into Sunday quite healthy. Unlike their opponent who has a plethora of injuries. The Birds only have one person on the injury report compared to the Seahawks who have ten.
Linebacker Joe Walker
Linebacker Joe Walker is questionable for Sunday with a neck injury. Walker got injured last week against the Bears in which he was forced to miss the game. This means either Dannell Ellerbe or Najee Goode will take his place.
If Ellerbe does play, it would be his first in an Eagles uniform. Dannell Ellerbe has been a viable player in the NFL and has eclipsed the 90 tackle mark a couple of times. He also has a Super Bowl with the Ravens.
Najee Goode has been with the Eagles for quite some time now. He came over in 2013 after he got signed off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Goode has been mostly a special teams player in his time with the Eagles.
Eagles are in good health right now and have the clear advantage in that category.
Safety Kam Chancellor
Kam Chancellor has a neck injury and his season is looking uncertain. Kam suffered this injury in week 10 against the Cardinals and has been one of the many key losses on the Seattle defense.
The sixth-year pro, Bradley McDougald, has been the one to take his spot. In his four starts, he has a total of 23 tackles.
Offensive Guard Oday Aboushi
Oday has a shoulder injury and was forced to miss last week. Oday started eight games this year and slims the Seahawks line more than it already is. Look for rookie Ethan Pocic to take his spot.
Linebacker Josh Forrest
Josh Forrest injured his foot last week. Forrest was just picked up by the Seahawks and has been a special teams player so far in his career
Defensive End Dion Jordan
The former first-round pick hasn’t gone quite as advertised when the Dolphins decided to trade up for him. This year hasn’t been quite as well either as Jordan was forced to miss the first nine due to a knee injury. Now he has a neck injury and is doubtful. This season has been injury plagued for him as it’s his first time back since 2014 due to suspensions.
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Defensive Tackle Nazair Jones
The rookie from North Carolina is doubtful with an ankle injury. He was forced to miss last week with the same injury. Jones has had a nice rookie season this year even being a back up most of the time. He has 19 tackles, two sacks, and an interception in his first 11 NFL games.
Offensive Tackle Duane Brown
Duane Brown is questionable with an ankle injury. Brown was brought over to the Seahawks at the trade deadline to help this porous line. In the surprising event that Brown doesn’t play look for the Eagles to feast against his back-up, Matt Tobin. Tobin has been talking trash about his former team and his former teammates will make him pay for it.
Tight End Jimmy Graham
The former All-Pro tight end is also dealing with an ankle injury. This will slow him up a little but the Eagles still need to watch out for him in the red zone. Graham has four touchdowns in his last three games. Luke Wilson is his backup if he is forced to miss any time.
Linebacker D.J. Alexander
D.J. Alexander’s shoulder is looking better after missing last week against the 49ers. Alexander is merely and depth player and special teamer and wouldn’t make much of a difference anyway.
Linebacker Bobby Wagner
Bobby Wagner has a hamstring injury but that shouldn’t affect him much. Wagner has been an absolute monster this season as he has already eclipsed the 100 tackle mark. He should be an All-Pro for what he has done this year. Wagner is also coming off an eight-tackle week in which he also recorded an interception.
Safety Earl Thomas
The best ball-hawker in the league has been forced to miss 3 games this season and is dealing with a heel injury. Thomas is most likely going to play since he is one of the toughest players in the league. He is having yet another great season to add on to an illustrious career. If he ends up missing the Seahawks would be in deep trouble.
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