PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Eagles coach Doug Pederson says nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters and starting linebacker Jordan Hicks will miss the rest of the season after being injured in Monday’s 34-24 win over Washington.
Peters tore his right ACL and MCL and Hicks ruptured his right Achilles tendon. Those are two big losses for the NFL-leading Eagles (6-1).READ MORE: 2 Brothers Who Were Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD Students Killed In Head-On Crash In Far Northwest Fort Worth
Halapoulivaati Vaitai takes Peters’ spot. Najee Goode and Joe Walker filled in for Hicks against the Redskins.READ MORE: Dallas' Parkland Hospital Dedicates Clinic For Those Battling 'Long COVID'
Peters has anchored Philadelphia’s offensive line for a decade. He’s a team leader and teammates showed their respect by surrounding the cart before it took him off the field.
Hicks is a top playmaker on defense. He has seven interceptions and five fumble recoveries in 31 games.MORE NEWS: Shipping Companies, Big Box Stores Hiring Holiday Help Now
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