NFC Notes: Eagles, Falcons, Packers, Redskins

Eagles

  • Eagles HC Doug Peterson said Wednesday that RBs Jay Ajayi and Darren Sproles are both day-to-day but said Sproles’ recovery is “a little longer.” (Mike Garafolo)
  • Pederson didn’t rule out the possibility of WRs Mike Wallace and Mack Hollins returning from injured reserve later on in the season. (Mike Garafolo)
  • Wallace tells Josina Anderson that he’s optimistic he can return after undergoing surgery for a fibula fracture: “As long as I’m healthy, I know they’ll bring me back in.”

Falcons

  • Ian Rapoport reports that Falcons DE Takk McKinley (groin) is considered day-to-day, but his status is up in the air for Week 3. The good news for McKinley is that this is not believed to be a long-term injury.
  • The Falcons worked out CBs Taveze Calhoun (signed to practice squad), Taurean Nixon, and Malik Reaves. (Howard Balzer)

Packers

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers admitted that there’s concern playing through his knee injury could lead to further damage.

“Yeah, obviously that’s a concern,” Rodgers said, via ESPN.com. “Hopefully it goes the other way though.”

According to Rodgers, his knee “obviously it won’t be 100 percent, so I’ll just adjust accordingly to how I’m feeling and try to get through.”

“It just depends on how the week goes with the rehab and the recovery,” Rodgers said. “Obviously, I’d love to be better than I was last week as far as health-wise but there’s some factors that are out of my control.”

  • Packers HC Mike McCarthy said of CB Kevin King‘s groin injury: “I think he’s going to be hard pressed to play this week.” McCarthy added that they’re hoping King‘s recovery timeline is short term. (Ryan Wood)
  • McCarthy said RB Aaron Jones will start off behind Jamaal Williams and Ty Montgomery in the running back rotation against the Redskins this weekend. (Jim Owczarski)
  • Packers worked out five players. (NFLTR)

Redskins

  • Redskins HC Jay Gruden said Wednesday that WR Paul Richardson underwent an MRI on his knee and came back clean.
  • JP Finlay mentions that it sounds like OL Shawn Lauvao could miss some time, as Gruden said he’s day to day but not a candidate to be placed on injured reserve.
  • Redskins tried out six offensive linemen. (NFLTR)

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