Coming off the bye week, Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders is in line to return after missing the past two games due to a knee injury.
"I feel good. I feel back to normal, back to myself," Sanders said Friday, via Tim McManus of ESPN. "And I'm ready to get out there and stack these wins up."
Sanders suffered the knee injury in the Week 6 loss to Baltimore at the end of a 74-yard run. The starting RB was held out of games against the Giants and Cowboys, both of which were Eagles wins.
Coach Doug Pederson said the team could monitor Sanders' snaps in his first game back, but the coaching staff hasn't seen any issues in practice.
The bye allowed Sanders to get extra rest for the NFC East-leading Eagles. He was upgraded to a full participant in Thursday's practice. If the running back looks good again Friday, he could be back to a full workload Sunday.
With Sanders' return, coupled with Alshon Jeffery potentially making his season debut and offensive tackle Lane Johnson optimistic to be back on the field, the Eagles come off their bye as healthy as they've been all season ahead of another division matchup against the
Here's other injuries and roster news we're tracking on Friday:
- Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said on Friday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to be activated from the reserve/COVID list on Saturday, NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala reported. Roethlisberger will have an extended walk-through on Saturday to give him extra time with teammates ahead of the Steelers' home game vs. the Bengals on Sunday. Roethlisberger was placed on the reserve/COVID list and went into isolation after teammate Vance McDonald tested positive for COVID/19 on Tuesday.
- The New England Patriots listed cornerback Stephon Gilmore (knee), receiver N'Keal Harry (concussion) and running back Damien Harris (ankle/chest) among the 17 questionable designations for Week 10. Tackle Caleb Benenoch was added to practice squad IR and tight end Dylan Cantrell was released.
- New York Giants running back Devonta Freeman (ankle) is being placed on injured reserve, per the wire. Freeman will be available to return in three weeks. The Giants are signing defensive back Montre Hartage and RB Alfred Morris to the active roster, per the wire. Both are now officially on the 53-man roster after being elevated from the practice squad in recent weeks. Practice squad tackle Kyle Murphy was also signed. The team placed practice-squad defensive tackle Walter Palmore on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
- Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (chest) practiced in full the entire week and is expected to play. Packers receiver Allen Lazard (core muscle surgery) is still dealing with soreness, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per an informed source. He added there's no setback, but it sounds like the team will be cautious regarding Lazard's return. If he does not return this week, expect him back next week, Rapoport noted. The Packers also plan to try out defensive back Kevon Seymour, tight end Ian Bunting and center Cohl Cabral.
- Houston Texans running back David Johnson (concussion) is officially out for Sunday.
- New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas (ankle/hamstring) was a full participant in practice. He hadn't been a full participant since the days leading up to Week 1. Linebacker Chase Hansen has been designated to return off IR.
- Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa (concussion) and running back Justin Jackson (knee) have been officially ruled out of Sunday's game vs. Miami.
- Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (shoulder) has been officially ruled out for Sunday vs. the Bucs. Coach Matt Rhule said he's "hopeful" McCaffery returns next week. Defensive end Stephen Weatherly (finger), RB Reggie Bonnafon and offensive tackle Russell Okung (calf) have been ruled out. Weatherly and Bonnafon were placed on IR, per the wire.
- Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon (foot) is doubtful to play versus the Steelers, per coach Zac Taylor. Mixon has not played since Week 6.
- San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Kendrick Bourne has been activated from the reserve/COVID list and is expected to play on Sunday. Kyle Shanahan told reporters that cornerback Richard Sherman (calf) will not play this week after returning to practice off IR. He added that he feels good about Sherman possibly coming back in Week 12. Receiver Deebo Samuel (hamstring) and running back Tevin Coleman (knee) are officially out.
- Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that running back Mark Ingram (ankle) participated in practice on Friday. Ingram missed practice on Thursday as he continues to nurse an injury that has kept him out since Week 6. He is listed as questionable, along with linebackers Matt Judon (calf) and L.J. Fort (finger).
- Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay (hip) has been ruled out for Sunday vs. Washington. Tight end T.J. Hockenson (toe), linebacker Jarrad Davis (knee), Halapoulivaati Vaitai (foot), and defensive end Nick Williams (shoulder) are questionable.
- Jacksonville Jaguars rookie wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. (hamstring) has been officially ruled out for Sunday vs. Green Bay.
- Cleveland Browns guard Chris Hubbard has been placed on the reserve/COVID list. The move comes after the team closed their facility on Friday after the discovery of a positive test. The Browns have since reopened their facility.
- Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake (ankle) is looking like a game-time decision on Sunday after practicing at some capacity each day this week. Said coach Kliff Kingsbury on Friday: "We want to make sure he feels good pregame and can do what he does best. If not, he won't go." Drake missed Week 9 due to the ankle injury. Cardinals safety Budda Baker (groin) is listed as questionable.
- Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy (shoulder) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday vs. the Raiders, but coach Vic Fangio said he's "pretty confident" the rookie will play despite being a limited participant in practice the past two days.
- The Miami Dolphins elevated defensive tackle Benito Jones and tight end Chris Myarick as COVID-19 replacements for Sunday. The team brought in receivers Ricardo Louis and Andre Patton for a tryout.
- Free-agent running backMark Walton has been suspended for the next eight weeks of the season, per the transaction wire.
- Minnesota Vikings guard Pat Elflein has been activated off IR.
- Buffalo Bills linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips has been placed on IR.