Tapp out, Jarrett active

Jaiquawn Jarrett will be active today for the first time in his career. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Defensive lineman Darryl Tapp will again be inactive for the Eagles today as they face San Francisco.

Tapp has been hampered by a pectoral strain and was limited in practice.

With Brandon Hughes sidelined with a hamstring strain, second round pick Jaiquawn Jarrett, out of Temple, will be active for the first time in his career.

Also, inactive are Danny Watkins, Justin Vandervelde, Winston Justice (knee), Juqua Parker (ankle) and Curtis Marsh.

As expected, Nate Allen, who played significant minutes last week against the Giants, returns to the starting lineup in place of fellow second-year safety Kurt Coleman, who struggled in the first three games. Allen is coming off knee surgery. Also, sixth-round rookie Brian Rolle replaced fourth-rounder Casey Mathews at weak-side linebacker.

Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin is expected to start for the Eagles, according to the NFL Network.

Also, 49ers RB Frank Gore (ankle) will not start, but he is active and is expected to get about a dozen touches. Struggling rookie G Chilo Rachal was replaced in the starting lineup by Adam Snyder. As expected, WR Braylon Edwards (knee) and FB Moran Norris (elbow) are out, along with QB Scott Tolzien, G Daniel Kilgore, G Mike Person, NT Ian Williams and DT Demarcus Dobbs.