Will Reed Blankenship and Bradley Roby play on Sunday? Latest injury updates for Eagles vs. Dolphins

The Eagles secondary is getting healthier, but Reed Blankenship and Bradley Roby both missed practice on Thursday.
Reed Blankenship, Philadelphia Eagles
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We've come to the conclusion that the next time we're dealing with some bumps and bruises, we want the Philadelphia Eagles medical staff to handle our concerns. We spent much of the evening hours after Week 6's debacle asking ourselves if there was any way that Lane Johnson could return to action in a month or less. Now, it appears that he'll play on Sunday,

DeVonta Smith sat out of Wednesday's Eagles practice session with a hamstring injury. Fear not! He says he's okay too. We were thinking about taking him out of our Fantasy lineup, and now, he's seemingly on the mend.

He was a limited participant at practice on Thursday but told media members who were allowed locker room access post-session that he has every intention of playing (and that he believes Philly's kelly green jersey should be their full-time home ensemble.

11 members of the Eagles roster were named on Thursday's injury report. Here's the skinny as well as some thoughts about the secondary.

So, what about Reed Blankenship and Bradley Roby? Are they playing in Week 7 on Sunday Night Football?

Rib injuries are tricky. That's what's hampering Reed Blankenship as he navigates his way toward recovery. Bradley Roby is dealing with some discomfort in his shoulder. Both sat out of Eagles practice on Thursday afternoon. Philly's secondary has been battered all season.

Both Blankenship and Roby were lost to injury in Week 6 versus the New York Jets. The eyeball test and educated guessing tells us that both will miss the coming game. Roby's injury seemingly led to the reacquisition of Josiah Scott, but here's some good news. Sydney Brown, Eli Ricks, and Darius Slay were all full participants at practice on Thursday. All signs are seemingly pointing in the direction of all three guys suiting up and playing.

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