Injury Report: Eagles lose starting CB for extended time, call up defensive back from practice squad
The Eagles have just suffered a big blow to the secondary.
Ahead of tonight’s game vs. Washington, Philadelphia has placed starting CB Avonte Maddox on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.
The Eagles have placed CB Avonte Maddox on Injured Reserved. He’s dealing with a hamstring injury. Pretty big blow losing starting slot corner.— Tim McManus (@Tim_McManus) November 14, 2022
Eagles elevated CB Mario Goodrich from the practice squad for tonight's game.
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As a result, Maddox will miss at least the next four weeks. CB Josiah Scott will start in his place tonight.
In a corresponding move, the Eagles have called up rookie CB Mario Goodrich. Goodrich, out of Clemson, was one of 10 corners in last year’s draft class who played over 360 coverage snaps and allowed 0 TDs.
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