Philadelphia Eagles fans won’t love this news on Dallas Goedert, 2 thoughts

Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Dallas Goedert, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) /

Brace yourselves Philadelphia Eagles fans. This isn’t good news.

Well, even if you had the game recorded on your cloud DVRs or you subscribe monthly to NFL Game Pass, you’re probably still watching the Philadelphia Eagles‘ Week 3 contest versus the Cincinnati Bengals, and you’re thinking that the outcome will be different now that you’ve had a chance to clam down.

No such luck huh? Don’t stress yourself out too bad. Other ‘Birds’ fans can’t believe it either. No matter how many times you rewatch Philly’s most recent snafu, the result is always the same. Philadelphia had to rally to tie what’s been one of the NFL’s bottom feeders for a while. Oh, and by the way, they were starting a quarterback who had only seen two games of NFL action prior to last week’s game.

We’re sorry, but the bad news doesn’t stop there for Philadelphia Eagles fans.

As usual, Philly’s loss is compounded with the news of all of the fallen. The ‘Birds’ had to finish their last game without Avonte Maddox, DeSean Jackson, Jason Peters, and Dallas Goedert. Peters and Jackson could be back Sunday for Week 4 as the former was dealing with fatigue at the end of the Week 3 game and the latter has a slight hamstring issue. Unfortunately, the news of Maddox and Goedert is much worse.

Both are expected to miss some time. Goedert’s injury is a little more severe than the lower-body injury that we were told it was. He’s actually dealing with a fracture in his ankle. Here’s a quote from a report by The Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Jeff Mclane followed by two reactions.

"Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert’s left ankle is fractured, not sprained, an NFL source said. Doug Pederson said Monday that he will be out for an extended period, but (the) source said (the) timeline shouldn’t be too lengthy. Will depend on recovery, though."

One, without Goedert in the lineup, Zach Ertz should see a lot of double teams now, and the second man on the depth chart at the tight end position is Richard Rodgers. He got a little work towards the end of the Cincinnati game.

Next. 3 Concerning statements from Doug Pederson. dark

Second, it may not have happened in the manner that you would like, but Philadelphia, a team that likes to run a lot of ’12 personnel’ (one running back, two wide receivers, and two tight ends), may take the field in a few more three-wide-receiver sets now. Unfortunately, it looks like those three wide receivers might be JJ Arcega-Whiteside, John Hightower, and Deontay Burnett. It really wasn’t supposed to be like this. It wasn’t.