Eagles 53-man roster vs. 49ers: News and notes for Week 13

The Eagles and 49ers are a little over 40 hours away from an NFC Championship game rematch that has grown contentious since last January.

Philadelphia will be without Zach Cunningham (hamstring), while Fletcher Cox (groin) is a gametime decision.

With kickoff fast approaching, here’s an updated 53-man roster for the Eagles.

#0 D'Andre Swift, RB

Swift has 770 rushing yards on the season and will look to go over 1,000 total yards against the 49ers defense.

#1 QB Jalen Hurts

The Eagles are 27-2 (.931) in the last 29 regular-season games started by Jalen Hurts (dating back to Week 15 of 2021), including 16-1 since Week 11 of 2022. Since 2021, Hurts has
posted a .781 winning percentage (32-9), which leads all NFL QBs.

#2 CB Darius Slay

Slay will have a key matchup against 49ers wide receivers Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk.

#3 LB Nolan Smith

#4 K Jake Elliott

Elliott has won three Special Teams Player of the Week awards this season, including Week 12 after a 59-yard field goal sent the Eagles to overtime.

#6 WR Devonta Smith

Smith has posted back to back huge performances with opposing defenses focused on A.J. Brown.

Since Week 8, DeVonta Smith leads the Eagles in receptions (23) andreceiving yards (355) while recording 3 receiving TDs during that span.

Smith has eclipsed 99+ receiving yards during 3 of his last 4 games, including a 106-yard performance in Week 12 vs. Buffalo.

#7 LB Haason Reddick

Reddick has been vocal about the 49ers trash talk and he’ll be primed for a huge performance.

Dating back to Week 4, Reddick ranks T-4th in the NFL in QB hits (15), 5th in pressures (46) and T-6th in sacks (8.5).

#8 QB Marcus Mariota

#10 P Braden Mann

#11 WR A.J. Brown

Brown’s 1,050 receiving yards are fourth in the NFL, behind Tyreek Hill (1,324), Keenan Allen (1,117) and CeeDee Lamb (1,066).

Brown has caught 5 TDs in his last 5 games.

#13 WR Olamide Zaccheaus

Zaccheaus made his biggest play as an Eagle, hauling in a late 4th quarterback touchdown pass to keep Philadelphia within striking distance in their OT win.

#14 RB Kenneth Gainwell

#16 WR Quez Watkins

#18 WR Britain Covey

Britain Covey leads the NFL in punt return yards (295) and 20+ yard punt returns (6) and ranks 2nd in punt return average (14.8).

#19 QB Tanner McKee

#21 DB Sydney Brown

#22 CB Keelee Ringo

#23 RB Rashaad Penny

#24 CB James Bradberry

Bradberry took the highroad this week, refusing to respond to Deebo Samuel calling him trash last spring.

#28 CB Josh Jobe

#31 DB Kevin Byard

Byard will play a critical role in containing 49ers tight end George Kittle.

#32 DB Reed Blankenship

#33 CB Bradley Roby

#35 RB Boston Scott

#39 CB Eli Ricks

#41 LB Nicholas Morrow

With Zach Cunningham out, Morrow will see his role and snaps increase even more.

#45 LS Rick Lovato

#48 LB Patrick Johnson

#51 OL Cam Jurgens

#52 LB Zach Cunningham

Cunningham will miss the matchup with a hamstring injury.

#53 LB Christian Elliss

With Zach Cunningham ruled out, Elliss will get the start opposite Nicholas Morrow at linebacker.

#55 LB Brandon Graham

Graham will play his 190th game in an Eagles uniform on Sunday, padding a record he broke against Buffalo.

#56 OL Tyler Steen

#57 LB Ben VanSumeren

The undrafted free agent out of Michigan State was signed to the active roster on Thursday, and he’ll see critical snaps on special teams.

#62 OL Jason Kelce

#63 OL Jack Driscoll

#65 OL Lane Johnson

Johnson will return ot the Eagles lineup after missing Week 12 with groin soreness.

#68 OL Jordan Mailata

#69 OL Landon Dickerson

#72 DT Moro Ojomo

#74 OL Fred Johnson

#78 OL Sua Opeta

#80 WR Julio Jones

#81 TE Grant Calcaterra

#85 Albert Okwuegbunam

#88 TE Dallas Goedert

Goedert returned to practice on Friday, but is listed as doubtful for Sunday.

#89 TE Jack Stoll

#90 DT Jordan Davis

#91 DT Fletcher Cox

Cox is listed as questionable with a groin injury.

#93 DT Milton Wiliams

Williams will return to the lineup after missing the win over Buffalo with a concussion.

#94 DE Josh Sweat

Josh Sweat has produced the 4th-most pressures (59) in the league, behind Micah Parsons (71), Nick Bosa (66) and Josh Allen (65).

Sweat (25) and Reddick (24) are 1st and 2nd in the NFL in fourth-quarter pressures. Reddick is tied for the 3rd-most fourth-quarter sacks (4.5), behind Myles Garrett (5.0) and Trey Hendrickson (5.0).

#95 DT Marlon Tuipulotu

#98 DT Jalen Carter

Story originally appeared on Eagles Wire