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Eagles bench rookie Casey Matthews

PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles have shuffled their linebacking corps again.

They were due.

After all, they hadn't made any changes in a full week.

For the second time in as many games, Philadelphia coach Andy Reid and defensive coordinator Juan Castillo have shaken up the Eagles' linebacking lineup, this time benching embattled rookie fourth-round pick Casey Matthews and replacing him at weakside outside linebacker with another rookie, 5-foot-10 Brian Rolle.

Rolle's work in the Eagles' nickel package the first three weeks of the season earned him the promotion over Matthews, younger brother of 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Clay Matthews of the Packers.

The Eagles (1-2) play host to the 49ers (2-1) on Sunday.