Eagles do not open observe window for Chauncey Gardner-Johnson

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The Eagles started Wednesday’s observe with out opening the observe window for the protection of Chauncey Gardner-Johnson. This appears to point that he won’t be able to play on Sunday.

Gardner-Johnson entered the Injaldo reserves on Dec. 3 after struggling a lacerated kidney in the course of the Eagles’ recreation in opposition to the Packers on Nov. 27.

After lacking a minimal of 4 video games with the Titans, Giants, Bears and Cowboys, Gardner Johnson is eligible to activate. The Eagles will face his former group, the Saints, on the rink on Sunday to earn the No. 1 seed in his bracket within the NFC playoffs and bid a first-round bye with a win.

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Nevertheless, when observe started at 1:45 p.m., the membership had not introduced a transfer to open Gardner-Johnson’s 21-day observe window. Opening his observe window would rejoin the group and provides the Eagles 21 days to both activate him or preserve him on injured reserves, ending the season.

Jordan Davis and Abonte Maddox have been in a position to play the week they began practising. Dallas Goedert needed to wait one other week. However no less than opening the observe window reveals that gamers are getting nearer to the purpose the place they’ll play.

With all earlier gamers out of the IR, the Eagles opened a observe window earlier than Wednesday’s observe of the week after they returned to motion.

By not opening the CJGJ observe window, it stays unclear when we can return. The Eagles will end the common season with the Saints and Giants earlier than heading into the postseason on the weekend of January 14-16 for wild-card groups and the weekend of January 21-22 for the No. 1 seed within the NFC. let’s begin doing ….

It is nonetheless attainable, however in no way attainable, however we might open up his observe window later this week and get him again in a Saints recreation.

Regardless of lacking the final 4 video games, Gardner-Johnson shares the NFL’s interception lead with Seahawks rookie cornerback Tarik Uhren. 6, and essentially the most since Terry Hoge’s 8 in 1988.

The Eagles acquired Gardner-Johnson from the Saints on August 30.

With Abonte Maddox out indefinitely with a toe harm, the Eagles are lacking two key defensive backs.

Undrafted rookie Reed Blankenship safely began rather than Gardner Johnson, with Josiah Scott changing Maddox.

If the Eagles get Gardner Johnson again, they’ll transfer him to Maddox’s slot spot and preserve Blankenship secure. If not, it appears like they haven’t any actual alternative however to maintain taking part in Scott.

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