Eagles Injury Update: Cooper, Polk sidelined

Eagles Injury Update: Cooper, Polk sidelined
July 30, 2014, 12:00 pm
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Chris Polk and Riley Cooper were out of practice Wednesday, but Chip Kelly said both could return "shortly." (AP)

The Eagles avoided major injuries after three days of training camp, but they aren’t 100 percent injury-free.

Wide receiver Riley Cooper, running back Chris Polk and center Julian Vandervelde are missing practice Wednesday. Cooper is dealing with a foot injury, coach Chip Kelly said, while Polk is nursing a hamstring tweak and Vandervelde is sidelined with a sore back.

Kelly said none of the injuries is considered major and all could be back “shortly.” Of the three, only Cooper is a starter.

Jeff Maehl has taken snaps in Cooper’s absence.

A committee of backs has replaced Polk on various sub teams. David Molk has taken over at center for Vandervelde.

Nose tackle Bennie Logan was in a helmet and appears to be full-go after dealing with a hamstring issue. His spot was held down mostly by Damion Square and rookie Beau Allen.

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