Jeremy Maclin heard the pop before he hit the ground and knew right away it was serious.
Maclin tore the ACL in his right knee during Saturday's practice, the same injury he suffered at Missouri four years before the Philadelphia Eagles drafted him in the first round in 2010.
''I was devastated,'' Maclin said Sunday after confirming he's likely done for the season. ''It wasn't the fact that it hurt, it was the fact that I knew what happened so I was emotional, knowing what was at stake. This is something that I love to do. I love to play football and knowing I'm not going to be able to do that, knowing that I'm not going to be a part of this new era here in Philly this year.
''Hopefully I'll be around for a few more years to come. I'm going to rehab, get stronger and be better than I was before.''
Maclin is entering the final year of his rookie contract, and was set to cash in with a breakout season in new coach Chip Kelly's high-octane offense.
''I thought that I had the abili...