Gainwell was seen taking snaps after Boston Scott, who is working with the starters in pregame warmups ahead of Sunday's game against the Lions, Josh Tolentino of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

With Miles Sanders (ankle) sidelined for at least three games after landing on injured reserve, more opportunities should open up for both Scott and Gainwell. Though Gainwell has routinely outpaced Scott in snaps and touches in every game this season, the distribution of the work between the two could be more even Sunday. While Scott looks to be trending toward getting the start, that shouldn't be taken as a sign that he'll be the clear No. 1 option out of the backfield. When Sanders was sidelined for the final three quarters of last week's loss to the Raiders, Gainwell played 58 percent of the snaps and logged five carries and six targets, while Scott played 44 percent of the snaps and handled seven carries and two targets. If the Eagles are able to sit on an early lead for most of the game against the winless Lions, a larger dose of Scott on the ground could be on tap, but a neutral or pass-heavy script would seemingly favor Gainwell.

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