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Doug Pederson Optimistic About Fletcher Cox, Jordan Hicks Injury Situations

the wake of Darren Sproles’ injuries, the Eagles welcomed back running back
Kenjon Barner on a one-year deal Tuesday. Barner played in 23 games for the
Eagles, from 2015-16, and totaled 55 carries for 253 rushing yards and two
touchdowns. Barner also took reps at punt returner and on Wednesday head coach
Doug Pederson announced he will be in contention to take on those duties again
is experience basically. He done it in real games and it will be a great
opportunity for him and the confidence there that he done that,” Pederson said
of the reason Barner won the roster spot. here a little bit of an acclimation
process offensively with him. Wee changed some things since he was here before
but I think for the most part the terminology will be familiar. It just now
working the footsteps, the proper landmarks, and all of that. So wel just bring
him along slowly until he gets caught up.” Pederson also announced defensive
tackle Fletcher Cox, linebacker Jordan Hicks, cornerback Jaylen Watkins, and
safety Corey Graham are all listed as day to day. He is, however, very
optimistic about Cox and Hicks playing Sunday against the Chargers. Pederson
also provided an update on cornerback Ronald Darby's ankle injury which was
estimated to sideline him for around six weeks. The play was 17 days ago. e
progressing well," Pederson said. "He right on schedule in that time frame that
you alluded to and again don want to rush him back until he 100 percent.” Safety
Rodney McLeod, who missed the first regular-season game of his career last week
against the Giants because of a hamstring injury, will practice Wednesday Victor
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