Starting Eagles QB Sam Bradford was listed as questionable earlier this week for today’s Thanksgiving game in Detroit against the Lions. The oft-injured 28-year-old Bradford got his left (non-throwing) shoulder banged up and was diagnosed with a concussion in Week 10. He then missed Week 11 against the Buccaneers — where the Eagles were obliterated 45-17. The Eagles have confirmed that Mark Sanchez, the journeyman Eagles backup, will be Chip Kelly’s choice to try to snap the Eagles two game losing streak in Week 12.
Suddenly a game that earlier in the season looked like it would be an easy W for the Eagles is a pick ’em in Vegas. Sanchez faces a surging Lions team that proved it can play with anybody two weeks ago with a win over Green Bay. Bradford knows what Sanchez faces on the road in Detroit. As Reuben Frank of CSN reports, Bradford said this week: “We need this game as bad as we’ve needed one this year. Hopefully I’m out there.” He won’t be.
@RoobCSN I like that he wants to play. Maybe it would be the spark this team needs to get back on track
— Eric Tavarez (@TavarezEric) November 24, 2015