Doug Pederson Talks Javon Hargrave, Right Guard, Aaron Donald
At Wednesday's meeting with the media, Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson covered a lot of ground on various topics with the team ahead of Practice as the team prepares for their Week Two matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. Three of the players who missed the game versus Washington are expected to practice on Wednesday:
Lane Johnson had said earlier this week he is "Gonna Be Out There" playing in Week Two after missing this past week's game as part of his recovery from Ankle Surgery.
Another player who missed Week One was one of the Eagles biggest offseason acquisitions Javon Hargrave; Doug Pederson gave an update on the 27 Year Old Defensive Tackle:
Hargrave suffered a Pectoral Injury early in August and last week was also listed on the Injury Report with a Hamstring issue is also dealing with.
On Tuesday, the Eagles signed Veteran Guard Jamon Brown to their active roster; Pederson was asked about Brown and the Right Guard Position in relation to Nate Herbig:
Jamon Brown was previously with the Chicago Bears before being signed by the Eagles, so he does have a working knowledge of the Doug Pederson Offense thanks to his time with Matt Nagy who is also an Andy Reid disciple.
Part of the reason there is so much attention given to the Eagles Offensive Line is because the team will be facing the most disruptive defensive force in the NFL: Two-time Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Donald. The previous two games with the Los Angeles Rams, Aaron Donald has registered Four Quarterback Hits, Threee Solo Tackles and Zero Sacks versus the Eagles, Doug Pederson spoke about Donald during his media call: