• Wolff says he's optimistic about playing

    Summary of 13 articles · Updated Jan 5, 2014
    Wolff was forced out of the one game he did play the Week 16 loss to the Bears and said Tuesday that he was optimistic about playing, but coach Chip Kelly said Wednesday that Wolff won’t play if he doesn’t practice. reporters covering the Eagles got the idea Earl Wolff was probably going to play the regular-season finale in Dallas, since coaches were optimistic and Wolff was practicing every day. Wolff seemed less certain. Wolff missed five of the final six regular season games, but was able to practice on both Thursday and Friday to get himself back into the lineup. It doesn’t look good for safety Earl Wolff’s chances of taking the field for the Eagles on Saturday night. Philadelphia Eagles rookie safety Earl Wolff practiced with an asterisk Thursday. The Eagles' indoor practice Thursday was little more than a walkthrough, as is usually the case two days before a game, but afterward, rookie safety Earl Wolff said he tested his right knee extensively, working on his own. "I really think, and I believe this, that one of the reasons that he's grown like he's grown and made the plays that he's making is because we've allowed him to specialize and really focus on the nickel position and how to play," defensive coordinator Bill Davis said.
  • Only one Eagle misses Thursday practice

    It must be the smoothies. Whatever the precise reason, Eagles coach Chip Kelly approaches his first postseason game with a largely healthy roster. It’s a trend that has helped Philly put most of its best players on the field in key late-season games. Th…

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