ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports that the NFL has not yet made a decision on whether to grant the waiver of former New England Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, but that they have not ruled out playing the Redskins in Week 10.
Wilfork’s suspension expires in the next two weeks, but if he were to be reinstated after Week 10, the league would need to make a decision by the end of the month.
Wilkins’ suspension expires after the Redskins play the Eagles in Week 17, but the Eagles could potentially make him eligible for Week 12.
BrouSSARD: How much impact will Wilfork have on the game?
Broussards sources indicated that Wilkins would not be eligible to play in Week 12 or Week 17 because of the suspension.
BOUSSARD : Will the Redskins be ready for Wilfork?
Brou SS,sources indicated that the Redskins would not play Wilfork in Week 11 because of his suspension.
Wilkins’ suspension would not expire until Week 12, but Eagles coach Chip Kelly said that Wilkills suspension was more of a warning.
BOSWELL: Will the Eagles get Wilkins back?
BOSWEILL: The Eagles have said that they would like to have Wilkins, but they do not want to risk his suspension by taking a chance on him.
On Thursday, Eagles coach Doug Pederson was asked about Wilkins and said that he is ready to play the Washington Redskins.
Pederson said that the Eagles have talked to the Redskins about bringing Wilkins into the fold, but have not yet decided whether to do so.