Todd Herremans was placed on the season-ending Injured reserve list on Wednesday.|||||||
Herremans suffered a dislocated bone and ligament damage in his right foot in Monday's loss to New Orleans. He should be ready for training camp, but the injury is the latest blow to a depleted offensive line. Herremans will wear a boot for at least eight weeks.Philadelphia's makeshift line is now without Herremans, left tackle Jason Peters, center Jason Kelce and right guard Danny Watkins.
The Eagles signed Herremans Tuesday to a three-year contract extension through 2016.|||||||
Herremans, 29, started all 16 games in 2011 at tackle, after primarily playing guard during his first six seasons in Philadelphia. A fourth-round selection in 2005 out of Saginaw Valley State, Herremans is the second longest-tenured member of the Philadelphia offense, having played in 95 games.
Despite undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Oct. 2, Herremans said Friday that he would be ready to play Sunday against the Jets, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.|||||||
Herremans was expected to miss another week, and said he surprised even himself with his quick return. He has made 22 consecutive starts.
Herremans had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Tuesday.|||||||
The left guard's return is still uncertain, so monitor the developments. Herremans, a fourth-round draft pick out of Saginaw Valley State in 2005, has started 22 consecutive games.
Herremans signed a five-year contract extension with Philadelphia on Saturday, staying with the Eagles through the 2013 season. The 24-year-old Herremans transitioned to left guard this season after starting four games at left tackle as a rookie in 2005. He's helped Philadelphia's offense rank second in total yards (380.7) and sixth in points (24.9).|||||||
Herremans was a fourth-round pick in 2005 and was the eighth Philadelphia player to sign a long-term contract extension in the past six months.