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Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman Trent Cole could miss several weeks after suffering a suspected torn calf in Sunday's stunning collapse against the San Francisco 49ers.Cole was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of the 24-23 defeat at the hands of the visiting Niners. He was seen on crutches after the game, and is expected to be reevaluated later Monday.The 28-year-old is one of the league's premier pass rushers, with three sacks through the first four games this season.His absence would be devastating to an Eagles club sitting at 1-3 so far. Philadelphia visits Buffalo on Sunday.
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Defensive end, Trent Cole, who has led the Eagles in sacks for four of the past five seasons, has a Grade 2 strain of his right calf that is expected to sideline him until after Philadelphia's Oct. 23 bye week.
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Trent Cole was likely to be out three weeks after an MRI showed he has a grade two calf strain, FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reported Monday.
Cole was tested Monday morning after straining his calf in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 24-23 defeat to the San Francisco 49ers.
It likely leaves the Eagles without Cole for the trips to Buffalo and Washington...
Coach Reid says that Trent Cole?s sprain is "pretty significant."PhiladelphiaEagles.com/NFL.com
Trent Cole came up limp on a play in the fourth quarter and needed to be helped off the field by trainers and Mike Patterson.
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In the fourth quarter during the Philadelphia Eagles loss to the San Francisco 49ers veteran defensive end Trent Cole sustained a calf strain on fellow end Jason Babin’s third quarterback sack on the day. Cole was taken back to the Eagles locker room for a look-over only to return to the sideline propped up by [...]
According to FoxSports.com’s Jay Glazer, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Trent Cole suffered a grade two calf strain. The thought right now is that Cole will likely be out for at least the next three weeks. Despite the Eagles 1-3 start, Cole has accumulated three sacks within the first four weeks of the season.
The lines of scrimmage were hit hard by injury during Sunday’s loss to the 49ers. In addition to defensive tackle Antonio Dixon’s season most likely being over due to a tricep injury, defensive end Trent Cole (calf strain) and offensive tackle Jason Peters (hamstring strain) suffered “fairly significant” injuries in the game as well, according to head coach Andy Reid. Cole...
With pass rusher Trent Cole (calf strain) not looking good for this week and rotational DT Antonio Dixon (torn triceps) now likely done for the season, the Eagles are hoping they get a couple of defensive ends back practicing this week.
Head coach Andy Reid said Monday that he’s hopeful DE Darryl Tapp (Cole’s backup) can return to practice this week as well as DE Juqua Parker...
THE CLIMB from 1-3 now might be insurmountable.
The Eagles , having blown leads in their last three games and reeling at the quarter pole, will be without their two best players for the foreseeable future. Defensive end Trent Cole and left tackle Jason Peters each could miss a month.
They also lost reserve defensive tackle Antonio Dixon for the season.
King Dunlap will replace...
The Bills lost left tackle Demetrius Bell to a shoulder injury Sunday and at this point his prognosis is not known. If he can’t play rookie Chris Hairston is expected to line up at left tackle. Philadelphia’s best pass rusher, Trent Cole, would normally be the opponent in that one-on-one matchup, but that might not be the case.
That’s because the Eagles Trent Cole sustained...