Darius Slay, Dallas Goedert, Zach Cunningham all practice two days before Cowboys game – NBC Sports Philadelphia

Darius Slay returned to practice on Friday after missing Wednesday and Thursday with a double designation of “knee” and “resting player.”

Slay has been getting a ton of snaps lately — he’s played 375 snaps in the Eagles’ last five games, the highest five-game snap total of his 11-year career. He will be 33 in three weeks, the first cornerback 32 or older to play 375 snaps in a five-game span since the Bengals’ Buckman Jones played 377 in 2016 at 33.

Slay, a five-time Pro Bowler, is the type of veteran who can play with minimal practice time. He did not miss a meaningful game during his three years with the Eagles and has missed only seven games over the past 10 years.

Whether or not Slay is listed as a full or limited participant will be part of the Eagles’ official injury report, which will be released Friday afternoon. Either way, Slay will certainly be available for the Eagles’ game Sunday night against the Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Overall, the Eagles are in the best injury shape they’ve been in some time, and it looks like every expected player – other than Nakobi Dean, who will be out for an extended period with a foot injury – will be available on Sunday.

Also on the practice field Friday were running back Dallas Goedert and linebacker Zach Cunningham. Goedert missed the last three games due to a broken forearm. Cunningham missed the 49ers game with a hamstring injury. Both said they expect to play on Sunday.

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Julio Jones (groin), who missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday, also practiced early Friday afternoon. Since his touchdown in Washington’s second game, he has had three catches for five yards in the Eagles’ last five games.

Fletcher Cox (groin) and Jack Stoll (knee), who were limited the full Wednesday and Thursday, were also practicing. Grant Calcaterra (ankle), who had his hands full on Wednesday and Thursday, did as well.

Newly signed Shaq Leonard was in training but with a new number. After practicing No. 50 in Wednesday’s round and in the bubble Thursday, he was wearing his old No. 53, which he wore for all five years he spent with the Colts. No. 53 became available when the Eagles released Christian Ellis.

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