The all over period of Alshon Jeffery will end on a down note, with a report that he is required to miss the last three regular season games after the Eagles beneficiary endured a foot damage right off the bat in the second quarter of Monday night’s 23-17 extra time win against the New York Giants.
The idea of the damage isn’t clear. Lead trainer Doug Pederson said on Tuesday evening that he was looking out for one more test outcome later in the day preceding deciding a strategy.
Pederson won’t meet again with journalists until Friday. By at that point, Jeffery could be set on Injured Reserve, where he would join teamamte DeSean Jackson, who played in only one full game this year.
Jeffery’s season closes with 43 gets for 490 yards, four touchdown receptions, and one touchdown run. He played in 10 games missing one with calf damage and two others with a lower leg damage.
It’s his most minimal generation sums since his rookie season in 2012 with the Chicago Bears when he played in 10 games and had 26 gets for 367 yards.
Jeffery, who will turn 30 on Valentine’s Day, didn’t appear to be cheerful these previous two weeks, declining to chat with correspondents and he is accepted to be one of the mysterious sources who, prior this season, took verbal shots at quarterback Carson Wentz by means of ESPN journalist Josina Anderson.
The Eagles may have needed to proceed onward from Jeffery in the offseason, maybe finding an trade accomplice to ingest his enormous compensation. This damage will make that troublesome.
Jeffery will count $15.4 million as a detriment to their 2020 compensation top. In the event that the Eagles decide to discharge him before June 1, they would spare $10.6 million on the pay top, yet be left with $26.1 million in dead cash.
The open program detect that would be made once the receiver goes on Injured Reserve would should be filled by a recipient since the Eagles are woefully short on them.
They have simply Nelson Agholor, Greg Ward, and J.J. Arcega-Whiteside on the 53-man list.
Agholor missed Monday’s game with knee damage and Pederson said Agholor’s status for training this week is “still up in the air.”
The Eagles could fill Jeffery’s program spot with one of three receivers on the training squad: Marken Michel, Robert Davis or Marcus Green. Or then again the group could outside and possibly bring back Jordan Matthews for a second spell this season and a fourth return generally speaking.
There isn’t much on the free operator advertise that would create a lot of energy for fans or generation to the group, except if the Eagles choose to tangle themselves up in the Antonio Brown circumstance.
Whichever way a list move will come at some point this week. Possibly two recipients will be added if the group chooses to open another program spot by releasing another player.