Demetress Bell took most of the practice repetitions with the first team this week and is expected to play at left tackle for Sunday's game at the Steelers.
Eagles coach Andy Reid did not confirm that Bell would start ahead of King Dunlap, who returned to practice this week. But he did say that Bell took the majority of practice snaps with Dunlap mixing in on occasion. Dunlap (hamstring) was listed as questionable on the injury report.
Linebacker Akeem Jordan (hamstring) has been ruled out and won't play for the second straight week. Jamar Chaney will start in his place again at weak-side linebacker.
Riley Cooper (collarbone) is probable to dress for his first game of the season, but Reid would not say if the receiver would be up. Rookie Damaris Johnson has been the fourth receiver while Cooper has been out. Receiver Mardy Gilyard has helped out on special teams the last few weeks. Cooper was a standout on special teams last season.