Also, Bryan Braman is back, and Carson Wentz undergoes surgery on his torn ACL in Pittsburgh.
In 2013, Nick Foles had a season for the ages, leading the league in passing, tying the NFL record for TD passes in a game and guiding the Eagles to the playoffs.
Steelers orthopedist James P. Bradley performed the operation in Pittsburgh.
On the latest episode of the Birds' Eye View podcast, Zach Berman and Jeff McLane discuss Carson Wentz's ACL injury, Nick Foles' potential as a replacement, and Sidney Jones' arrival on the field after a long injury layoff.
An NFL spokesman says Commissioner Roger Goodell views the agreement reached on an extension last week as his final contract overseeing the league.
Stefen Wisniewski was at practice but seemed to have limited involvement. Sidney Jones practiced for the first time.
Wentz will be honored at the PSWA's annual awards dinner Jan. 15 at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill.
Even with Carson Wentz out, the Eagles should be able to breeze by the 2-11 Giants on Sunday, right? Right? Breaking down the game, detailing the key matchups and picking a winner.
Nick Foles won't run the scout team on Wednesday. He'll be the quarterback with the first-team offense.
Carson Wentz is gone for the season, but Foles is an experienced backup quarterback.
Jim Schwartz's group came through in the clutch against the Rams, at the end of a difficult day.
He started the year on the practice squad, was promoted to the 53-man roster in early November and now is the Eagles' backup QB.
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.