Jason Kelce Injury UpdateUp to the minute news and rumors on Jason Kelce's injury
Eagles center Jason Kelce is progressing in his recovery from sports hernia surgery and hopes to return for the Monday night game against the Carolina Panthers on Nov. 10.
If he can accomplish that goal, that means the Eagles would likely get both Kelce and guard Evan Mathis, who is on short-term injured reserve with a knee injury, back the same week.
On Sunday, the Eagles’ starting left guard will be Dennis Kelly, their right tackle will be Andrew Gardner and their center will be David Molk. Never heard of them? There’s a reason. They’re all backups who weren’t drafted before the fifth round. Yes, the Eagles will arrive at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday with a decimated offensive line. Their latest loss was that of center Jason Kelce, who will have surgery for a sports hernia, an injury he sustained in last week’s win against Washington. Left guard Evan Mathis (knee) was injured in the season opener and right tackle Lane Johnson,...
Eagles center Jason Kelce needs surgery for a sports hernia, coach Chip Kelly confirmed on Monday. Although Kelly did offer a timetable for Kelce's return, the injury typically keeps a player out up to two months. Kelly left Sunday's 37-34 win over Washington in the third quarter.
With both Evan Mathis and Jason Kelce out for an extended amount of time with injuries, there has been some thought that the team would give Incognito a look.
The Philadelphia Eagles suffered another significant blow to their offensive line, learning Monday that center Jason Kelce will have to have sports hernia surgery. Kelce, who was hurt in the Eagles’ 37-34 victory over the Washington Redskins, is expected to be out for six weeks, meaning the team won’t be placing him on the injured reserve list. In his absence, David Molk filled in. Read full article >>
There is a lot of Chip Kelly's plate Monday, even though his team is 3-0. Kelly confirmed that standout center Jason Kelce will have sports hernia surgery. He said he met this morning with disgruntled corner Cary Williams about Williams' feeling that Kelly works the players too hard.
If Kelce does indeed miss the next two months, or even the next few weeks, it is is big blow to the Eagles on a number of levels.
With Kelce out, the Eagles will turn to backup center David Molk, who did not play in the NFL last season.
It was not clear how Kelce was injured, but he did walk off the field on his own power with a noticeable limp.
Walking around the locker room after the win, Kelce didn't appear to be in any pain, and was even joking around with teammates.