Undefeated Philadelphia Eagles Suffer Injury Blow That Could Have Major Implications to Perfect Record

Published 11/03/2022, 7:30 PM EDT

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Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Jordan Davis has been placed on injured reserve because of a high ankle sprain. The rookie was injured during the Eagles vs Steelers game that they won 35-13.

The Eagles picked Davis in the first round of the 2022 draft. Davis’ placement on the injured reserve indicates that the defensive tackle will miss all the games in the next month. Only then it will be determined whether he can return to play.


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Philadelphia Eagles’ potential record

The Eagles will definitely feel Davis’ absence on the field. But will this affect their performance?

Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon said that he felt good about the present team. He said, “We always talk about how that’s one of the reasons we cross-train guys, to be able to plug and fill different spots when guys go down or get injured.”


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Eagles fans will hope what Ganon said holds up as they try to continue their winning streak.

The Eagles take on the Texans

The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Houston Texans during their Week 9 face-off. The Eagles are currently undefeated, at 7-0. On the other hand, the Texans are at a disappointing 1-5-1. The Eagles will be travelling to Houston in hopes of leaving at 8-0. If the Eagles leave victorious, they will establish a franchise record.

Texans fans will clutch on to slim hope of winning. The team has an 0-5 record against the Eagles. A victory at home would be a treat for the fans.


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Houston native Jalen Hurts will be excited to showcase his skills at the place he was raised. Hurts has been the backbone of the Eagles’ success this season. His vast improvement and explosive performances have stunned the NFL World. The Eagles’ rise to the top of the NFC East was heavily reliant on the consistency of their quarterback.

Speaking about consistency, Hurts mentioned how he was inspired by Tom Brady. While speaking to Peyton and Eli Manning the 24-year-old quarterback stated that he watched Brady and learned from him.


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Hurts will be looking forward to putting those moves to good use during their Thursday Night game.

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Anika Gomez


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Anika Gomez is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. She holds a degree in Journalism, Psychology, and Communicative English from the National School of Journalism and Public Discourse. Anika loves American Football, Formula 1, Basketball, and Tennis.
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Hitesh Nigam