MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Saturday after a walk-though that “probably three players” — defensive tackle Tim Jernigan, cornerback Ronald Darby and wide receiver Nelson Agholor — dealt with varying symptoms of an illness this week. Of the three, Agholor is the only one who was not listed on the injury report all week.
In a pool report, Pederson said that all three were feeling fine. He added that it’s routine for players to receive IV fluids. The NFL Network reported that Agholor received fluids on Saturday.
Jernigan missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday but returned on Friday. Darby and Agholor practiced all week.
In the final get-together before Super Bowl LII, the Eagles went through a light-paced walk-through at U.S Bank Stadium, the venue for Sunday’s game. New England opted not to practice or have a walk-through. Both squads had team pictures taken.
Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre, a longtime teammate and close friend of Pederson, addressed the Eagles before the walk-through, but Pederson declined to reveal the details of the meeting.
Pederson summed up the anticipation leading up to the game. “I think they can see it — when you’re on this field and you see everything around the stadium, you can feel it, Pederson said. “It is right there for us.”