Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Philadelphia Eagles running back LaSean McCoy has been dealing with an illness that has kept him from practicing the past two days, but he still expects to play against the Dallas Cowboys this weekend, reports Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com. McCoy missed practice again on Thursday.  A source with knowledge of the situation has confirmed the various reports that McCoy will nevertheless play on Sunday, when the Eagles host the Cowboys. While McCoy is likely to play, the Eagles have already scratched two others for their game against Dallas, wide receiver and returner Mardy Gilyard (hamstring) and running back Chris Polk (toe). Philadelphia could also once again be without offensive lineman Danny Watkins (ankle), who didn’t practice Thursday. Safeties Nate Allen (hamstring) and David Sims (foot), wide receiver Jason Avant (back), cornerback Brandon Boykin (toe), linebacker Akeem Jordan (groin) and offensive lineman Evan Mathis (knee) all participated in practice Thursday and are expected to play against the Cowboys. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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