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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 [...]
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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...
Jaiquawn Jarrett is active for the first time today. Jarrett will likely play special teams in place of injured cornerback Brandon Hughes (hamstring). Inactive due to injury are: Darryl Tapp (pectoral), Juqua Parker (ankle), Hughes. The healthy inactives are Winston Justice, Danny Watkins, Curtis Marsh and Julian Vandervelde. Source: Philadelphia Inquirer Attached Thumbnails
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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.
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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Buried within those tables I posted last night is an incredible stat. Despite being cataclysmically bad in almost all defensive phases, the Eagles are on pace to rack up 60 sacks, easily the best mark since 2001 (as far back as I copy/pasted).
The Eagles are set to achieve this feat despite switching away from a blitzing, pressure-oriented style to one that relies almost exclusively...
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...
PHILADELPHIA – No Eagles defender has been more productive than Jason Babin, who leads the NFL with 7 sacks.
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...
As we head into Week 5 we have to start dealing with some bye weeks for the first time. Keeping this in mind, we have tried to identify some under the radar players in our week 5 IDP rankings for you.
This week make sure to start Jason Babin. He has seven sacks in four weeks and is on a ridiculous pace so far. Nobody has taken to the Philly defense and it’s 9-technique DE format...
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...