The Eagles have so many injuries they cancelled practice on Wednesday. In the first two games of the season, Golladay has accrued 159 yards and two touchdowns on 12 receptions.
Amendola was also shaken up after extending fully for a critical 15-yard catch on third-and-11 late in the game. If Jeffery sits, too, Agholor, Mack Hollins and rookie J.J. Arcega-Whiteside will comprise three-receiver sets this Sunday. There are still 13 players listed on the report, but several guys appear to be trending towards playing against the Detroit Lions.
CB Rasul Douglas - While Darby and Sidney Jones were getting turned like tops by Marvin Jones, Douglas quietly played a solid game and held up pretty well at right cornerback. Expect tight end Zach Ertz to be hyper-targeted as well in the absence of Jackson and Jeffery.
Ron Rivera walks out of press conference after Cam Newton injury questions
Exhausted of questions about Newton's injury, Rivera walked out in the middle of his daily press conference earlier this week. Kyle Allen will be getting the start Sunday for the Panthers, after a promising debut as a starter in Week 17 of a year ago .
"It's something I know [special teams coach Dave] Fipp does a great job with our special teams and detailing small things and we thought we had a chance on that so we [set] it up the whole day and then once he finally gave the rush call right there at the end, they did exactly what we thought they would do", Jenkins explained. The Eagles were back on the practice field Thursday. He started at middle linebacker, finished with six tackles and was credited with a forced fumble, which led to a field goal in the first half. Opposing backs are also only averaging 2.8 yards per carry. Quarterback Carson Wentz is performing well despite inconsistent protection from the offensive line and not much of a running game.
As for the ground game, both teams have struggled to get going.