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LT Jason Peters, who injured his shoulder in last week's game against the Bucs, did not practice Wednesday. But he is expected to play this week against the Cowboys.

QB Michael Vick was a limited practice participant Wednesday. He participated in 7-on-7 work for the second straight day, but isn't likely to play this week.

OLB Trent Cole still doesn't have a sack this season. He has just 1.5 sacks in his last 19 games dating back to last season.

WR DeSean Jackson has red-zone touchdown catches in each of the last two games. Prior to that, he had five his entire career.

S Patrick Chung was limited in practice Wednesday with a shoulder injury. The injury involves a nerve. Chung missed two games, returned last week, but had to leave after just 12 snaps. Rookie Earl Wolff replaced him.

TE James Casey, who missed last week's game with a groin injury, was a full practice participant Wednesday and is expected to play this week.

WR Jeff Maehl is the team's No. 4 wide receiver, jumping over Damaris Johnson. Maehl played a season-high 12 snaps last week against the Bucs.

RB LeSean McCoy is leading the league in rushing, but is on pace for 368 touches this season. Running backs coach Duce Staley, who is in charge of the playing time for the running backs, admitted that's too heavy a load for someone his size.

QB Nick Foles is expected to make his second straight start Sunday against the Cowboys in place of injured Mike Vick. Foles has a 125.1 passer rating in the six quarters he's played since Vick injured his hamstring.

RB Chris Polk missed practice Wednesday with a shoulder injury. The injury kept him out of last week's game against the Bucs. His status for this week's game is uncertain. Polk is the team's No. 3 running back.

P Donnie Jones was a limited participant in practice Wednesday with a left foot injury. Jones, who is left-footed, also was on the injury list last week, but played against the Bucs.

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