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Friday update

Updated: 11:05 a.m.

A few observations from the practice field during Friday morning's practice:

» Team using upper practice field for first time this summer. In shells, no pads.

» The team is using the upper practice field for the first time this summer. They are dressed in shorts and no pads.

» Linebacker Dhani Jones is not here today while attending the funeral for Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson.

» Others not practicing this morning include safety Corey Lynch, linebackers Keith Rivers and Brandon Johnson, center Dan Santucci, and running back Bernard Scott with a sore shoulder. Offensive lineman Evan Mathis (muscle tightness) also didn't work.

» Tight end Daniel Coats is no longer on crutches but not he is not practicing.

» Wide receiver Laveranues Coles' back tightened on him during practice, but position coach Mike Sheppard wouldn't be surprised if he played at night.

"He's not like to miss a rep," Sheppard said. "If there's a way he can go, he'll be out there."


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