Eagles head coach Andy Reid said backup quarterback Vince Young took some snaps today and looked okay, but he’s listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Rams. If he can’t go, Reid said that he’s willing to play the game with Michael Vick and Mike Kafka as his only quarterbacks.
Wide receiver Jason Avant will be the emergency quarterback.
There’s a chance that Steve Smith plays this weekend. According to Jeff McLane of Philly.com, Smith says he’s ready to play and the Birds have put together a four-wide receiver set for him.
“It is a miracle. God, I guess, helped me heal. You know, I’m still healing, I’m still getting better. But I’m just able to do stuff,” Smith said.
The former Giants star wide out has been working hard to get ready to
“I’m behind DeSean and I got me a package of plays in the four-wide set, so we’ll see what happens,” Smith said.
According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, Michael Vick got fired up watching the Packers beat the Saints last night. “That game got me really excited to go out and play on Sunday”.
Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel jammed his shoulder in practice while trying to defend a pass to Riley Cooper. The training and coaching staff don’t think it’s going to amount to anything, so he’s listed as probable.
Reid said DeSean Jackson is ready to go on Sunday.
Veteran defensive end Juqua Parker is ready to go according to Reid.