If the Eagles are serious about winning in the playoffs, even without Carson Wentz, Colin Kaepernick is a better choice than Nate Sudfeld as a backup to Nick Foles.
Embiid and McConnell participated in the 76ers' morning shootaround. Covington received treatment.
The Union survived the ritual gamble of leaving players exposed, as new MLS club Los Angeles FC took its allotted five players from elsewhere.
Many expected the Eagles to lose some ground in NFL power rankings across the country. But surprisingly, they didn't lose much on most lists.
"This is my seventh season playing in Philadelphia and I can't remember ever having a bad home record. But somehow we still get booed," Simmonds said. "It is what it is."
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Charles Barkley, an Alabama native, implored voters to reject Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore in Tuesday's special election.
Zach answered questions in his weekly live chat Tuesday morning.
Doug Pederson and Nick Foles go way back. Will their shared history help as they craft and implement the Eagles' post-Carson Wentz offense?
Best Philly team I covered? Dead heat. La Salle (1990). St. Joe's (2004). Can't choose. Won't choose.
Joel Embiid (back tightness) and Robert Covington (lower-back contusion) are listed as questionable at Minnesota.
Players come back from surgery all the time, but they don't always come back exactly the same. Will Wentz be the same quarterback if the injury takes away some of what made him special?
Donovan McNabb is one of six former pro football players accused of sexual misconduct in an amended lawsuit filed by a former NFL Network staffer.
The Leafs, with 12 victories over their last 16 games, are the NHL's hottest team. They also are an astounding 10-2-1 in one-goal games.