Eagles defensive finish Josh Sweat will miss the workforce’s wild-card sport towards the Buccaneers on Sunday after present process an emergency process to handle “a life-threatening situation,” the workforce introduced.
Sweat had been listed on the workforce’s damage report this week with an sickness. Nonetheless, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Eagles coach Nick Sirianni mentioned earlier this week that Sweat had an stomach drawback.
Whereas Sweat was noticed yesterday on the workforce’s resort forward of Sunday’s sport, the workforce’s medical workers decided that he wasn’t able to return.
“On Tuesday evening, Josh Sweat was admitted to the hospital,” the Eagles mentioned in a press release. “He underwent an emergency process because of the severity of the matter. The docs addressed a life-threatening situation.
“Within the following days, Josh and our medical workforce did every thing doable to assist him return to play. He improved daily but it surely was decided by the docs at the moment that he was not fairly prepared. The truth that Josh got here so near enjoying is a credit score to his toughness and our medical workers.”
In line with The Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Jeff McLane, the Eagles mentioned that the emergency process was not for a ruptured appendix. No additional particulars have been launched in regards to the kind or extent of the process.
Sweat, a fourth-round choose out of Florida State within the 2018 draft, leads the Eagles with 7.5 sacks, together with Javon Hargrave.
The Eagles beforehand misplaced to the Bucs, 28–22, in Week 6.
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