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Eagles news: DeSean Jackson suffers hamstring injury vs. Bengals 

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DeSean Jackson has an injured hamstring and has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Bengals at Lincoln Financial Field.

Jackson has two catches for 11 yards in this game.

Meanwhile, the Eagles have ruled out tight end Dallas Goedert with an ankle injury. Goedert got hurt during the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Bengals with an ankle injury.

The Eagles also lost cornerback Avonte Maddox in the third quarter. He suffered an ankle injury is out too. Maddox limped into the locker room. Trevor Williams took over at outside corner opposite Darius Slay. Darius Slay also got hurt but was able to return.  

Goedert was listed as questionable before being ruled out. He did not return to the sideline to begin the second half.

Goedert limped off the field and then got checked out on the trainers table before going into the locker room. Before leaving the game, Goedert had one catch for seven yards.

Without Jackson, the Eagles have Greg Ward, Deontay Burnett, J.J. Arcega-Whiteside and John Hightower as their healthy receivers.

Without Goedert, the Eagles have Zach Ertz and Richard Rodgers as their other active tight ends. Losing Goedert will force the Eagles out of 12 personnel and into 11 personnel more. That’s a big departure for them.

Coming into this game, the Eagles have been in 12 personnel (two tight ends) more than any other team in the league at 74 percent. The next closest team is Arizona at 33 percent.

The Eagles opened in 11 personnel on Sunday with Jackson, John Hightower and Greg Ward as their three receivers. J.J. Arcega-Whiteside and Deontay Burnett are also available.