Eagles' less-than-optimal injury situation worsens: Miles Sanders and Derek Barnett will miss Sunday opener

PHILADELPHIA — Running back Miles Sanders, the Eagles’ most potent offensive weapon, did not travel with the team to Landover, Md., for Sunday’s season-opener against Washington. Also not making the trip was starting defensive end Derek Barnett. Both players were listed as “questionable” Friday with hamstring injuries.The Eagles had already declared defensive tackle Javon Hargrave (pec and hamstring) out, along with wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who is still recovering from foot surgery last December. The Eagles lost Brandon Brooks, their All-Pro right guard, to an Achilles injury in June, the…

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