Andre Dillard Injured in Practice
There’s more bad news regarding Andre Dillard in Training Camp. The starting left tackle has reportedly suffered a bicep injury in practice today and the team hopes there’s not a tear.
Sources tell me Andre Dillard suffered a biceps injury in practice today … they’re hoping there’s not a tear in it …. he was already dealing with a shoulder strain
— Derrick Gunn (@RealDGunn) August 27, 2020
This would be a huge blow for Dillard and the Eagles offensive line, which has already suffered injuries. With Brandon Brooks most likely out of the season with an Achilles tear, the Eagles would be down two starters. Luckily, they signed Jason Peters back to transition to guard, however, he may just be moved back to his original position at Left Tackle. Peters has a hard time staying on the field which is even more concerning now, that the Eagles really need him. This is definitely a situation to monitor, and we will be sure to stay on top of it.
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