SAMUEL DOUBTFUL FOR CARDINALS

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Asante Samuel sat out of practice for the third straight day Wednesday. (Clem Murray/Staff Photographer)

The already difficult assignment of covering the NFL's best trio of wide receivers figures to be even more difficult for the Eagles tomorrow night because they will likely be without Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel.

After twice suffering stingers during the Eagles' loss in Baltimore Sunday, Samuel was listed as doubtful for the Eagles' Thanksgiving night game against the Arizona Cardinals, who have three wide receivers -- Larry Fitzgerald, Anquan Boldin and Steve Breaston -- among the top 15 in receiving yards in the NFL.

Samuel sat out of practice for the third straight as did running back Correll Buckhalter, who is also listed as doubtful with a sprained knee ligament. Buckhalter said Monday that he would not play against Arizona. Running back Brian Westbrook did practice today and was listed as questionable for the game.

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