Found October 03, 2011 on Bird Phood:
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 suffered a calf strain in the fourth quarter of the game on fellow end Jason Babin’s third sack of the game. Reid said that the next couple of days are very important and the team will see how Cole does. Without Cole at the end of the game Sunday, the Eagles were down to just two healthy defensive ends in Babin and rookie Phillip Hunt. Defensive end Darryl Tapp has been sidelined since the season opener in St. Louis. Tapp returned to practice in a limited capacity last week. He told reporters on Friday that he would most likely be kept out of Sunday’s game against San Francisco with an eye on making his return this Sunday in Buffalo. Reid hinted that would be the case saying on Monday that Tapp was “very close” to returning. Juqua Parker has [...]


Eagles' Cole expected to be out awhile with calf injury

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...

Trent Cole, Jason Peters sidelined

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Source: Eagles' Cole out at least two weeks

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.

Eagles place DT Antonio Dixon on IR

The Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday placed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon on the injured reserve list with a torn triceps tendon, ending his season. Dixon was part of a deep defensive line rotation that has been shortened by injuries. End Juqua Parker missed Sunday's loss to San Francisco with an ankle injury, and end Trent Cole could miss three weeks with a calf injury. Dixon...

Eagles sign DT Derek Landri to replace Antonio Dixon

Not only did the Eagles lose in embarrassing fashion to the Niners on Sunday, they also lost one of their defensive tackles for the season.  Antonio Dixon was placed on injured reserve by the Eagles after injuring his tricep.  Dixon is a promising young player but this injury shouldn't affect him long-term.To replace Dixon on the roster, the Eagles signed Derek Landri, who...

Eagles sign Landri to replace Dixon at defensive tackle

PHILADELPHIA – With defensive tackle Antonio Dixon and his torn triceps done for the season, the Eagles dialed 9-1-1.

Eagles defensive front thin

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...

Eagles adding injuries to insult

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...

Eagles pass rusher injured

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...

Eagles bolster D-line

As had been widely reported late Monday, the Eagles addressed their injury-riddled defensive line, signing a player that had been on their roster this past summer. Philadelphia signed DT Derek Landri in the wake of losing DT Antonio Dixon for the season with a torn triceps. He was placed on injured reserve Monday. Landri signed with the Eagles this past offseason, but did not make...
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