Jordan Matthews Injury: Eagles WR Ruled out vs. Cowboys

December 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews will miss the team's Week 17 clash with the Dallas Cowboys because of an ankle injury.
The Eagles officially announced Matthews was inactive on Sunday.
Matthews originally suffered the injury in a loss to the Green Bay Packers on Nov. 28. He missed the team's next game, a Week 13 defeat at the hands of the Cincinnati Bengals, but returned to play through the pain over the past three weeks.
Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer passed along comments from the 24-year-old receiver Friday about the lingering impact of the ailment.
"Obviously it's well documented that it's been bothering me. But I've been out there," Matthews said. "To be talking about how it affects me, you just get into a round of excuses. Since I was out there, you've just got to push through it."
The Eagles, who currently sit in the NFC East basement at 6-9, have nothing beyond pride to play for against the Cowboys to close...

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