UPDATE: Smith wasn’t included on the Eagles’ list of inactive players. Young was.
ST. LOUIS — Eagles WR Steve Smith is expected to play in Sunday’s season opener against the Rams, according to a team source.
Smith, who left the Giants to sign with the Eagles during the offseason, has been recovering from microfracture surgery on his knee.
The source also said that backup QB Vince Young (hamstring) isn’t expected to play for the Eagles. Mike Kafka will be Michael Vick‘s backup.
As for Smith, the team has certain packages that will include him. Those likely will be four-wide sets with DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin and Jason Avant.
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