The Eagles’ offense looked bad yet again Sunday in their tie with Cincinnati, and now the unit is taking another hit. Young tight end Dallas Goedert will miss time with an ankle injury he suffered against the Bengals, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network tweets.
It looks like it’s a high-ankle issue for Goedert, which could have him out at least a few weeks. The South Dakota State product looked like he was going to play a huge role in the offense this year, as he had at least eight targets in each of the first two games. The 2018 second-rounder had 58 catches for 607 yards and five touchdowns last year.
Philly of course loves to run their two-tight end sets with Goedert and Zach Ertz, and this certainly isn’t going to help Carson Wentz snap out of his funk. Wentz has been downright atrocious so far, with multiple interceptions in all three games, and the passing offense has consistently looked out of sync.
Goedert was a potential lone bright spot, but it now looks like he’ll be on the shelf for a while. The 0-2-1 Eagles will be shorthanded when they travel to take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football next week. Left tackle Jason Peters also went down toward the end of the game, and we’re still awaiting an update on his status.
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