King Dunlap is expected to return to practice on Wednesday, again complicating the Eagles’ left tackle situation. Demetress Bell has filled in for Dunlap the last two weeks to uneven results while Dunlap recovered from a hamstring injury. Dunlap beat Bell for the job out of training camp.
Eagles coach Andy Reid was non-committal on Monday when asked if Dunlap will be the starter upon his return.
“He’s getting better, so we’ll just see how he is,” Reid said. “I want to see him out there; see what he can do first.”
The Eagles escaped Sunday’s 19-17 win over the New York Giants without any major injuries. Quarterback Michael Vick has a knee contusion, but that will not be an issue. Neither will LeSean McCoy’s knee swelling. Defensive tackle Derek Landri also has knee inflammation, but he’ll be ready to practice on Wednesday. Long snapper Jon Dorenbos will practice this week after missing two of last week’s practices with a high ankle sprain, but Dorenbos was able to play Sunday.