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Eagles DT Malik Jackson Reportedly Out for Season With Lisfranc Injury

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    Eagles DT Malik Jackson Reportedly Out for Season With Lisfranc Injury
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    Eagles DT Malik Jackson reportedly out for season with Lisfranc injury

    Doug Pederson on Monday classified DT Malik Jackson's injury as "significant."

    On Tuesday, a report surfaced that Jackson would miss the rest of the season with a Lisfranc injury, per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport. Jackson will have surgery next week.

    The veteran defensive tackle was one of the Eagles' biggest offseason acquisitions. The 29-year-old was one season removed from a Pro Bowl year in which he recorded eight sacks. He was supposed to provide depth next to Fletcher Cox, a position that was considered a weak spot last season.

    The Eagles still have Tim Jernigan, a key cog from the team that won Super Bowl LII. The 26-year-old, who was coming back from a severe back injury last season, will slide into the starting role. 

    The Eagles also have Hassan Ridgeway who was acquired from the Colts for a seventh-round pick this offseason. They could also promote Bruce Hector from the practice squad. Hector played in eight games for the Eagles last season as an undrafted rookie.

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