On Monday, Philadelphia Eagles announced that wide receiver DeSean Jackson will undergo surgery to repair a core muscle injury.
This season, the Eagles’ veteran receiver, has been limited to just three games so surgery is needed. Read on for more on DeSean Jackson surgery…
CelebNSports247.com reports that Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson initially sustained the injury during the Eagles’ Week 2 loss to the Falcons.
After Sunday’s game during the teams win over the Bears after DeSean Jackson left the game for good following the Eagles’ first offensive possession.
The Eagles said in a statement:
During the first quarter of the game against the Bears, DeSean experienced discomfort and was held out for precautionary reasons. After further testing and discussion this morning, it was determined that the best course of action for a full recovery is to proceed with surgery.
While the Eagles did not speculate on his possible return date, ESPN’s Adam Schefter has reported that the surgery will likely keep Jackson sidelined for “at least six weeks.”
ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted:
Eagles’ WR DeSean Jackson is expected to be sidelined “at least six weeks” with a core muscle injury that will require surgery on Tuesday in Philadelphia with Dr. William Meyers, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 4, 2019