With a healthy roster, there was bound to be intriguing inactives against the Lions. Damaris Johnson and Jamar Chaney were two notable names.
The official inactives are Johnson, Chaney, quarterback Trent Edwards, running back Dion Lewis, linebacker Jamar Chaney, offensive linemen Steve Vallos and Nate Menkin.
- Without Johnson, the Eagles need a new punt returner. DeSean Jackson might get some returns. Mardy Gilyard and Brandon Boykin would also be options. When asked about using Jackson on Friday. coach Andy Reid said "that’s not necessarily where I’m at right this moment.” Of course, "right this moment" did not mean 1 p.m. on Sunday.
- Riley Cooper is active for the first time this season. Look for Cooper to contribute as a receiver and a special teams player.