PHILADELPHIA — An MRI revealed that Philadelphia Eagles defensive finish Derek Barnett suffered a season-ending torn ACL throughout Sunday’s 38-35 victory over the Detroit Lions, coach Nick Sirianni introduced Monday.
“Clearly that is a giant blow for us,” Sirianni stated. “I like the best way that Derek Barnett involves work every day and performs with grittiness and toughness … I am an enormous Derek Barnett fan and he’ll be missed.”
Barnett was harm halfway by the third quarter, collapsing to the bottom throughout a cross rush up the best facet. After being examined by trainers, he walked off underneath his personal energy. He was listed as questionable to return however by no means did.
The harm is a blow to the Eagles’ line of defense depth. Second-year participant Tarron Jackson, who was inactive Sunday, is predicted to imagine a bigger function behind veterans Brandon Graham and Josh Sweat.
The Eagles re-signed Barnett to a one-year deal this offseason. A primary-round draft choose by Philadelphia in 2017, he has 21.5 profession sacks over five-plus seasons.