FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Last updated: Wed. Nov. 28, 2012 - 12:01 am EDT

Eagles lose receiver DeSean Jackson to injury

DISCUSS
Comments
 

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Eagles will place wide receiver DeSean Jackson on injured reserve after he sustained multiple rib fractures in Monday night's loss to Carolina.

Jackson leads the team with 45 catches and 700 yards receiving, but has only two touchdowns. Coach Andy Reid says the injury could take six weeks to heal.

Reid says running back LeSean McCoy remains in phase one of his concussion recovery and Michael Vick is in the fourth of five stages. Vick has missed the last two games and McCoy didn't play against the Panthers.

Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox injured his tailbone and offensive lineman King Dunlap sprained his knee. Neither will practice Wednesday.

The Eagles (3-8) have lost seven straight games. They'll visit Dallas (5-6) next Sunday night.

___

Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL


Comments
 
Thursday
Thursday
High 79 °F
Low 56 °F
56 °F
Fog/Mist
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
FeaturedMore
Things To Do

STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 16880.36-31.75
Nasdaq 4462.9020.20
S&P 500 1970.07+0.12
AEP 53.00-1.09
Comcast 55.41+0.42
GE 25.64+0.19
ITT Exelis 17.03+0.12
LNC 53.01+0.80
Navistar 36.60+0.10
Raytheon 92.62+0.13
SDI 21.48+0.04
Verizon 51.76-0.21
  Stock Sponsor