Westbrook still questionable for Eagles vs. Giants
With two starters ruled out and two others, including running back
None of them practiced Friday.
“It’s going to be a game-day decision,” Reid said of Westbrook, who traditionally performs well against the
Westbrook has not practiced all week, but he was on the field Friday with his teammates and seemed in good spirits.
“I know he wants to play,” Reid said. “As long as he cleared, he’s OK’d, we just have to see. The experts are looking at this. We have to listen to the doctors.”
If Westbrook can’t go, rookie
“He’s done a nice job,” Reid said of Hill. “There’s been a little bit of a carry-over in the terminology he had in New Orleans. I like what I’ve seen. He has a little bit of zip to him and he’s a sharp kid.”
Harris also was hurt in the win over Washington. Veteran
Jones, a free agent from Cleveland, has played more strong safety than free safety and has been the team’s dime back when it goes to that package.
“I think I’ve made a pretty good adjustment from strong to free,” Jones said. “The main thing is just going out and making plays. In this defense the safety positions are similar, with just a couple of differences. Obviously, the strong safety is more in the box and the free is more of a center fielder. But we’re both asked to blitz and to cover.”
Sunday, he may be asked to start.
“He’s been rotating in there,” Reid said of Jones. “He’ll be fine.”