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NFC Notes: Eagles, Falcons, Packers

Eagles

Eagles LB Nigel Bradham said that QB Carson Wentz is “ahead of schedule” with his rehab from a torn ACL and is “running, and making great moves in the pocket.

He’s ahead of schedule,” said Bradham, via SiriusXM NFL Radio. “Coming off an ACL to be where he’s at, already running, making great moves in the pocket like he was before……I mean this is his offense, everybody knows that.

Falcons

Falcons RB Tevin Coleman, who is in the final year of his rookie contract, says the team is planning to use him more in 2018.

“They are just going to use me more … lining up out wide and stuff,” Coleman said, via AltantaFalcons.com. “It’s going to be pretty fun.

Now, we want to make sure we are really featuring him and Devonta in as many ways as we can,” coach Dan Quinn said. “Splitting them outside, leaving them in the backfield, the amount of catches and touches that we can get for those guys, we know how explosive they are.

Packers

  • Rob Demovsky reports that the Packers signed veteran TE Marcedes Lewis to a one-year contract worth $2.1 million.
  • Lewis’ deal includes a $500,000 signing bonus and a $500,000 roster bonus if he’s on their 53-man roster at the start of the season. Lewis gets a $1.05 million base salary to go along with a $50,000 workout bonus in 2018.
  • Packers HC Mike McCarthy said of signing Lewis: “Marcedes Lewis, excellent addition. Ton of Experience. He’s been a primetime player in this league. I was excited he was available. He’s an excellent fit for us. I look back over the years, I don’t think we’ve had this much experience at TE in my time here.” (Wes Hodkiewicz)
  • As for newly signed OT Byron Bell, McCarthy said they will “take it slow” with him, but they believe he’ll “add depth” to their offensive line group. (Rob Demovsky)
  • Packers contract-year S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix was absent again from Packers OTAs on Wednesday. (Rob Demovsky)
  • Packers defensive pass-game coordinator Joe Whitt Jr. said he expects CB Kevin King (shoulder) to be a “full go” for training camp. (Ryan Wood)

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