on Monday for the first time since being traded to the Eagles last week and he said he is happy that he won’t have to face a Philly defense that’s given him a tough time any more.That wasn’t the only relief that Howard felt about the trade. There’d been speculation for some time that Howard would be traded Womens Tommy McDonald Jersey , which led to a lot of questions from people he knew about what would happen this offseason.Howard said he was “definitely relieved” to get the news that the trade had finally been completed and that he’d known from his agent for some time that the Eagles were interested in acquiring him.“I pretty much knew they were going to be my landing spot, just didn’t know when. I was pretty excited,” Howard said.Thanks to the heads up from his agent, Howard said that he’d kept tabs on whether anyone was wearing No. 24 in Philly and was happy that he’ll be able to keep wearing the same number with his new team. But, the head coach didn’t rule out a roster move closer to the regular season." />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesBleeding Green Nation homepageHorizontal - WhiteBleeding Green Nationa Philadelphia Eagles communityFollow Bleeding Green Nation online:Follow Bleeding Green Nation on TwitterFollow Bleeding Green Nation on FacebookLog in or sign upLog InSign UpSite searchSearchSearchBleeding Green Nation main menuFanpostsFanshotsEaglesOddsAboutMastheadCommuni ty GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 321 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Eagles StoriesScheduleRosterStatsYahoo Eagles NewsYahoo Eagles Team PageYahoo Eagles ReportYahoo Eagles Depth ChartYahoo Eagles TransactionsYahoo Eagles PhotosOdds About Masthead Community Guidelines StubHub ✕Doug Pederson says the Eagles are comfortable with their quarterback depth behind Carson WentzNew,17commentsBut Jerome Brown Jersey , the head coach didn’t rule out a roster move closer to the regular season.EDTShare this storyShare this on FacebookShare this on TwitterShareAll sharing optionsShareAll sharing options foroug Pederson says the Eagles are comfortable with their quarterback depth behind Carson WentzTwitterFacebookRedditPocketFlipboardEmailThe Eagles were back at practice on Saturday, and head coach Doug Pederson talked about Nate Sudfeld’s injury and how it affects the quarterback depth on the team and the upcoming final 53-man roster.He also mentioned the development of the offensive line and some of the players who were surprising bright spots during the first preseason game against the Titans on Thursday.Here’s what Pederson had to say:On Sudfeld and the QBsPederson emphasized that he doesn’t like to put firm timelines in place for a player to return from injury, and he won’t do that for Nate Sudfeld — when asked if they’re still looking at a 6-week return for the QB. But, the head coach did mention that it isn’t a season-ending injury so they’re excited about that.He also mentioned that there isn’t much else to update about the quarterback position. They are comfortable with the two guys they have behind Carson Wentz — Cody Kessler and Clayton Thorson — and they’ll just be getting a lot more reps as they continue through training camp.And, on whether or not they were going to bring in another QB:Pederson noted that they still have three weeks left of camp to decide how they’re going to designate Sudfeld and whether it’ll affect the final 53-man roster.The head coach also wouldn’t say whether Sudfeld’s injury would affect whether Carson Wentz would take more snaps during the preseason. Pederson said that they just wanted to get through this weekend’s set of practices and figure out how they’ll handle QB preseason reps later.Later on, Pederson explained that the team signed Cody Kessler in part because of his previous NFL experience. He was someone who could push Sudfeld http://www.eagleslockerroom.com/auth...-joyner-jersey , and obviously would be someone who could get more reps than the rookie.He also talked a bit about what he saw from Sudfeld before the injury, and why it’s a good opportunity for Kessler and Thorson moving forward.And while they would have liked to have another game or two from Sudfled to see how he’s developed, Pederson said that he’s done enough in practice and last year, for them to feel comfortable with him being the No. 2 guy when he’s ready to get back on the field.On handling first-team repsCarson Wentz and the first team offense took a lot of practice reps on Saturday and Pederson mentioned that it was by design because they had rested for so many days.Tight end Zach Ertz got a lot of reps in Saturday’s practice as well, and Pederson made note that there is a lot of good opportunties through practice and preseason game for the other TEs — like, Joshua Perkins Womens Jason Peters Jersey , Will Tye and Alex Ellis — to hone their skills and find a role within the offense.Pederson also talked about Miles Sanders only taking snaps in the first preseason game, but the head coach noted that the rookie RB gets a ton of carries and work at practice. They feel comfortable with what they know he can do, and Sanders will get additional playing time as they get further into the preseason.He also noted that they have a lot of running backs on the roster right now, so they wanted to make sure everyone got enough playing time for evaluations.On the offensive lineLane Johnson is still considered day-to-day, but Pederson said that they are expecting him to be ready by Week 1 of the regular season.Pederson was also pretty complimentary of second-year player Jordan Mailata, who got a lot of opportunities and snaps in Thursday’s first preseason game.The head coach said it was a similar situation with rookie OT Andre Dillard.Later on Brian Dawkins Jersey , Pederson also mentioned that they know Halapoulivaati Vaitai can play tackle and now they know he can play guard, but they wanted him to get more guard reps in the first preseason game. Similarly, Matt Pryor is another guy that can play both positions, so he got some time at tackle the other night, too.On surprising standouts