Dylan Shiel was held out of match simulation on Wednesday due to injury.
The Essendon midfielder is dealing with tightness in his quad.
He will remain on a modified training program.
GM of Football Josh Mahoney provided an update prior to match play.
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“Dylan Shiel experienced some quad tightness at training late last week but scans have cleared him of serious damage,”
“He will be modified at training this week missing the intraclub and remains a chance to play next week against the Western Bulldogs, if he continues to improve.” Mahoney said.