Eagles OL Lane Johnson reportedly suffers torn MCL

Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson could be facing an extended absence after leaving Sunday’s 24-18 win over the Jaguars on a cart.

According to multiple reports, initial tests have concluded Johnson tore the MCL in his left knee. While the Eagles are on bye next week, Johnson could still miss time due to the injury.

Johnson, drafted fourth overall by the Eagles in the 2013 NFL Draft, has played both guard and tackle for Philadelphia. The Eagles’ running game has already taken a huge hit this season with a multitude of injuries to their running backs, so Johnson’s recovery is important to salvaging some ground success.

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The team also lost offensive tackle Jason Peters to a head injury against Jacksonville, but he will have two weeks to clear protocol. 

The Eagles improved to 4-4 with the win, but their Super Bowl magic appears to have run out this season.

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