Reagor sends encouraging message to Eagles fans after injury


Sunday's Eagles scrimmage took a sour turn when rookie wideout Jalen Reagor suffered a shoulder injury that will sideline him for weeks.

Reagor left the scrimmage on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field and underwent an MRI; he hurt himself trying to make a tackle after a Jalen Hurts pass was intercepted.

Thankfully, according to a report from NBC Sports Philadelphia's John Clark, it's not a season-ending injury. Reagor is expected to be out for roughly four weeks.

And in what should be an encouraging sign for Eagles fans, Reagor took to Twitter on Sunday afternoon to send a message to Philadelphia:

You've got to love the kid's no-nonsense approach, even in the face of adversity.

And if you thought Reagor, an overlooked WR prospect whose selection in the first round was immediately second-guessed by analysts, already had a chip on his shoulder? I'd bet he's going to come back with an absolute vengeance once his shoulder is healthy.

NBC Sports Philadelphia's Reuben Frank took a look at what exactly Reagor's injury will mean for the Eagles' wide receiver corps while the rookie is out:

With Reagor out, the Eagles will likely use 2nd-year-pro J.J. Arcega-Whiteside as their second outside receiver alongside 33-year-old DeSean Jackson with Greg Ward in the slot.  

Rookie John Hightower, who has had a very good camp, could also be in the mix as an outside receiver.


Reagor was turning heads regularly in training camp, so it's a huge bummer that he won't be ready for the Eagles' Week 1 matchup with the Washington Football Team.

But a little extra anticipation never hurt anyone.

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