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on injured reserve Philadelphia Eagles running back Jay Ajayi is being placed on injured reserve after tearing his ACL Womens Jalen Mills Jersey , according to an official announcement from the team. Ajayi’s season is over.This new is, uh, unexpected.We already knew that Ajayi was playing through a fractured bone in his back. But there was no indication Ajayi had suffered an ACL tear.This development could very well mean the end of Ajayi’s Eagles career. The 25-year-old is scheduled to be a free agent this offseason.In the meantime, the Eagles are down to just Darren Sproles, Corey Clement, Wendell Smallwood Womens Rodney McLeod Jersey , and Josh Adams at running back on their 53-man roster. Sproles hasn’t played since Week 1 while Clement has missed the last two weeks with a quad injury. Smallwood has stepped up but it’s clear he has limitations. Adams is an undrafted rookie free agent who began the season on the practice squad.The Le’Veon Bell trade rumors suddenly make a lot more sense now with Ajayi done for the season. Reports indicate the Eagles “have been mulling the potential of a Le’Veon Bell trade for a while now.” Even if it’s not trading for Bell, the Eagles could really use some help in the backfield. We’ll see what Howie Roseman can come up with.In a corresponding roster move with placing Ajayi on IR, the Eagles claimed free agent defensive tackle T.Y. McGill off waivers. Philadelphia unsuccessfully tried to claim him earlier this year.The McGill addition might not bode well the injury status for veteran defender Haloti Ngata, who had to sit out with a calf issue in Week 5.UPDATE: More info on when the injury occurred. Impossible to question Ajayi’s toughness....NOTABLE EAGLES PLAYERS ON INJURED RESERVEWR Mack Hollins - Eligible to be activated after Week 8TE Richard Rodgers - Eligible to be activated after Week 8WR Mike Wallace - Eligible to be activated after Week 10S Rodney McLeod - Eligible to be activated after Week 11RB Jay Ajayi - Eligible to be activated after Week 13 The Eagles are back in Philadelphia after their long trip to London, and there’s a lot to celebrate as the team gets back to .500 on the season and heads into a bye week.While this year’s Eagles team spent the weekend abroad, several of the team’s former players were making headlines elsewhere , including DeSean Jackson asking for a trade ahead of the deadline and LeSean McCoy being questionable for Buffalo’s Monday night primetime matchup against the Patriots.Here’s how some other former Eagles performed in Week 8:Mychal Kendricks updateIt’s been one heck of a year for the former Eagles linebacker, who in August pleaded guilty to federal insider trading charges. With months before he was next set to stand in front of a judge, the Seattle Seahawks signed him to a one-year deal and surprisingly got a lot of production out of Kendricks through three games.But then, the league decided to suspend Kendricks indefinitely. A suspension was a given, as legal issues tend to draw concern from the NFL, but to be given the “indefinite” designation was a bit of a surprise.Since then Youth Jay Ajayi Jersey , both Seahawks’ head coach Pete Carroll and the linebacker have appealed to the league, and commissioner Roger Goodell directly.Goodell could have ruled sooner, but he was traveling and then had to attend the Eagles-Jaguars game in London, delaying his decision. With domestic violence being an “automatic” six-game suspension, it would be surprising if Kendricks got something more than that — and it’ll be interesting if he’ll get time-served for the past four weeks he’s missed.Let’s talk DeSean JacksonIt’s kind of incredible that DeSean Jackson is already in his 11th year in the league, and that this is his fifth season not suiting up in Eagles green. He’s still every bit of the deep threat that he was during his time in Philadelphia Youth Destiny Vaeao Jersey , and still manages to ruffle some feathers along the way.Recently, it was reported that Jackson has asked the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to trade him ahead of the deadline. It’s not that he’s entirely unhappy with Tampa Bay, but doesn’t think he’s as productive with QB Jameis Winston as he is with the team back-up, Ryan Fitzpatrick.There’s been a lot of speculation the past week or so about whether the Eagles need to add a wide receiver to their roster, and whether that receiver should be Jackson. Through seven games this season, Jackson has 26 receptions on 43 targets for 594 yards and four touchdowns — not to mention Womens Corey Clement Jersey , 20 first down catches. His current 22.8 yards per catch is a career-high for the receiver, but still not good enough. During Winston’s embarrassing 4-INT day on Sunday, Jackson had only three catches despite being able to make them stretch for 68 yards and a touchdown.Wilson was benched for Kirkpatrick after his fourth pick, but the team still won’t commit to making a full-time change at quarterback, which means Jackson will probably be no happier with the situation on Monday than he was on Saturday.BLG asked on Sunday:

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