Kelce leaves with knee injury, then returns


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Something Eagles fans never want to hear: Jason Kelce was hurt.

The Eagles’ veteran center hobbled off the field in the first quarter against the Giants at MetLife Stadium. Kelce got injured on the Eagles’ second drive and tried to stay in the game but lasted just one more play. He was listed as questionable to return with a knee injury, and returned midway through the third quarter.

Kelce went to the sideline and into the medical tent. He tried to jog on the sideline to test it out but then jogged into the Eagles’ locker room.

After a trip to the locker room, Kelce returned to the sideline and tested out that knee but didn't return. It looked like he had trouble anchoring.

Without Kelce, the Eagles put backup Nate Herbig into the game to finish the drive, which ended with a Jalen Hurts interception.

After Kelce returned, Jack Driscoll (ankle) left the game in the third quarter and has been ruled out. Herbig replaced him at right guard. Driscoll took a brief trip to the medical tent and then got carted inside.

Kelce, 34, has been a huge piece to the Eagles’ offensive line this season.

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