PHILADELPHIA — Eagles cornerback Zech McPhearson suffered a torn proper Achilles tendon throughout Thursday’s preseason recreation towards the Cleveland Browns and is anticipated to overlook the season, a league supply confirmed to ESPN.
McPhearson was injured within the second quarter after breaking apart a go over the center. He was unable to place any weight on his proper leg and was assisted off the sphere earlier than being carted inside.
McPhearson, 25, was a fourth-round decide by the Eagles in 2021 and has served as a reserve nook and core particular groups participant. He was listed as the first backup at nickel nook to Avonte Maddox, who handled a number of accidents final season, together with a toe damage that required offseason surgical procedure.
CBS Sports activities was first to report the information of McPhearson’s torn Achilles.
The lack of McPhearson additional heightens the significance of Josh Jobe, a second-year nook out of Alabama who has loved a powerful summer season, and opens the door for gamers resembling Josiah Scott and Mario Goodrich to make the roster.