The Philadelphia Eagles need someone to provide a spark in the passing game, but it looks like we might not be able to count on rookie wide receiver Nelson Agholor any time soon. Agholor is dealing with a left leg injury and he wouldn't guarantee his return when the Eagles come out of their Week 8 bye.
"It's still day by day," Agholor told NJ Advance Media Monday evening. "Nobody has a crystal ball. Being injured is tough. At the end of the day, it happens in the game of football. It's how you respond that will define you."
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Agholor has played in just five games, and there have only been two games where he has caught more than one pass. He hasn't scored a touchdown yet. It hasn't been the impact that many expected from head coach Chip Kelly's hand-picked rookie.
Agholor hasn't practiced in over two weeks, and these kind of injuries tend to linger. If Agholor can't give it a go in practice after the bye week, the Eagles will once again turn to a combination of Jordan Matthews, Riley Cooper, Josh Huff and Miles Austin. While this group ha flashed at times, they have struggled to find any consistency.