The Philadelphia Eagles offense just took a hit on Monday and could get worse over the next few weeks.
We saw the offense struggle a bit against the Washington Commanders on Monday Night Football. That is until the Eagles realized the run game was working all too well.
For the next few weeks, the Eagles will be without one of their best weapons.
Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reported on Monday that the starting tight end Dallas Goedert will miss some time as he deals with a shoulder injury.
#Eagles TE Dallas Goedert will miss extended time with a shoulder injury suffered in the win over the #Commanders last night, sources tell me and @TomPelissero. Not a season-ender though. Injury added to insult on the play with the missed facemask that put him in harm’s way. pic.twitter.com/ndOPCiwKD2— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 15, 2022
The facemask no-call is how Goedert came away with this injury, which is also why he stayed on the ground well after the play happened.
Statically, Goedert is Hurts’ third-favorite target, as he has the third-most receptions and targets on the team with 43 and 53, respectively.
This could easily hurt the offense over the next few weeks as the Eagles love using Goedert in both the passing game and for run blocking. Per Pro Football Focus, Goedert has been on the field for 242 run blocking snaps so far this year. That is the second-most among all NFL tight ends and his overall run blocking grade of 59.3 ranks 15th among tight ends with at least 141 run blocking snaps.
Hopefully, the shoulder heals soon for Goedert. For now, Jack Stoll and Grant Calcaterra will make up for the missed snaps.
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