‘Real Good' News on Sidney Jones, Healthier Eagles

Sidney Jones has been practicing again this week after getting on the practice field for the first time last week. 

How does the young corner feel? 

"Real good," he said. "Good first week of practice. I'm just getting the rust off, getting my feet wet, trying to get back."

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Jones, who is on the non-football injury list after tearing his Achilles during the pre-draft process, began practicing last week. That kicked off a three-week window in which he's allowed to practice. After that, the Eagles either have to activate him or send him to IR. 

On Friday, Jones admitted getting back into game shape is a "work in progress" and emphasized the team wants him to take it slow. 

Last week, defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz likened Jones' first week of practice to the first week of OTAs. That makes it seem pretty unlikely that Jones will play at all during his rookie season. 

But after a week and a half of practice, does Jones think he'll play this year? 

"I don't know," he said. "Can't tell you all that."

The good news is, Jones said he has "complete trust" in his surgically repaired Achilles tendon. He said he doesn't even think about it anymore on the field. 

As for players who are actually on the active roster, Jalen Mills (ankle), Derek Barnett (groin) and Stefen Wisniewski (ankle) were all listed as limited participants on the Eagles' injury report. The report was an estimation because Friday was just a walk-through. But Mills and Barnett didn't practice at all Thursday, so listing them as limited is good news. 

When asked in the locker room how his ankle felt, Mills said it felt good. Then he jumped up and touched the top of a doorway to prove it. 

Wisniewski, who missed the Giants game, walked through the locker room with a heavy black brace on his right ankle. If he can't play Monday, Chance Warmack would start. 

Mychal Kendricks (foot), Patrick Robinson (concussion) and Warmack (hamstring) were listed as full participants Friday.

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