The Eagles advanced to 12-2 and have two home games remaining this season
It's like Nick Foles never left. He showed a wonderful grasp of the scheme, but looked at times as though he was running in mud.
It was ugly, and the defense was lousy. But the Eagles are 12-2 now, and maybe that's all that matters.
A look at the Eagles-Giants game at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017.
Cornerback Rasul Douglas is also inactive, to make room for linebacker and special teams contributor Bryan Braman.
Jay Ajayi has played 44.6 percent of the offensive snaps in the Eagles' last two games, showing that his role in the playbook has increased.
The Eagles quarterback joined a group of injured Eagles, including several of his closest friends on the team, last week. But Wentz and his tight-knit crew, despite the challenges of coming back from major injury, believe that God has a plan.
The matchups, players, and numbers in Sunday's Eagles-Giants game
The Eagles think their "next man up" approach will work with Nick Foles at quarterback. Should you believe them?
Nick Foles might not conjure thoughts of Roger Staubach, Terry Bradshaw and Tom Brady, but his resume is better than theirs when they came off the bench to lead their teams to Super Bowl titles.
Chance Warmack and Isaac Seumalo did not impress when the Eagles' left guard went down in last week's game.
The former Eagles assistant is working 16-hour days two weeks before Christmas for an organization that almost certainly is going to hand him a pink slip next month.
Knowing Wentz's style of play, and the way the season was developing into one of real opportunity, the Eagles felt they had to study all angles of the what-if game.