As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin has suffered a torn ACL and will miss the 2013 season. Season-ending injuries are the most dreaded things to hear about for players, coaches and fans alike.
Yes, to put it mildly, this sucks. Maclin was being counted on to play a huge part in the offense and was looking forward to proving his worth in the final year of his contract. Now he faces a year of rehabilitation and will likely have to settle for a one year “prove yourself” deal in 2014.
It’s unfortunate, but these things are all too common in the NFL. And for now, the show must go on.
The QB competition is what will continue to dominate the headlines during camp and preseason, but now the competition at the wide receiver position suddenly becomes a close second.
Who will replace Maclin in the starting lineup opposite DeSean Jackson?
Well, the leading candidate is the fourth-year player once dubbed “Sunshine” by his teammates(reference to the character...