Giants, Eagles get veteran receivers back for game

Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles each have a veteran wide receiver returning from injury for their game Thursday night.

Sterling Shepard is back for the Giants after being placed on injured reserve because of turf toe following Week 2.

DeSean Jackson is back for the Eagles after missing three games with a hamstring injury. Philadelphia also gets right tackle Lane Johnson back after he missed one game with an ankle injury.

The Eagles placed tight end Zach Ertz (ankle) on injure reserve earlier in the day. Running back Miles Sanders (knee), defensive tackle Malik Jackson (quad), offensive lineman Jack Driscoll (ankle) and safety K’Von Wallace (shoulder) are inactive for Philadelphia after getting hurt in the last game.

The other inactive players for the Eagles are quarterback Nate Sudfeld, wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (foot) and wide receiver Quez Watkins.

The inactive players for the Giants are wide receiver C.J. Board, cornerback Darnay Holmes, safety Adrian Colbert, offensive lineman Jackson Barton, tight end Eric Tomlinson, and defensive ends RJ McIntosh and Jabaal Shepard.

___

More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Latest Local News

More Local News