Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he aims to name a Week 16 starting quarterback on Friday, reports the Associated Press. Cam Newton returned to a limited practice Wednesday after injuring his back in a car accident and sitting out Week 15.
Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams, who's missed two straight games with a hand injury, practiced on a limited basis Wednesday. Running back Jonathan Stewart averaged 21.5 touches the past two weeks, and his workload could take a hit if Williams returns.
Eagles coach Chip Kelly told reporters that outside linebacker Trent Cole will have surgery Wednesday to fix a broken bone in his hand and will miss Saturday's game at Washington. Kelly said he had no timetable on Cole's return.
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles' broken collarbone is only 70 percent healed, and there's no way he'll play in either of the team's final two regular-season games, reports Sportsradio 94WIP. Foles suffered the injury Week 9.