Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert may miss Thursday night’s game against the Buccaneers.
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Dallas Goedert #88 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on against the Kansas City Chiefs at Lincoln Financial Field on Oct. 3, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)
On Tuesday, Philadelphia announced that its starting tight end was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Goedert is the second Eagles player on the list, along with guard Sua Opeta.
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Dallas Goedert #88 of the Philadelphia Eagles drops a pass during the second half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on Oct. 10, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Mike Comer/Getty Images)
Goedert was listed on Monday’s injury report with an illness.
If Goedert does indeed miss the team’s game against Tom Brady and the Bucs, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts will be without one of his favorite targets through the first five games of the NFL season.
Dallas Goedert #88 of the Philadelphia Eagles leaps over Daniel Sorensen #49 of the Kansas City Chiefs at Lincoln Financial Field on Oct. 3, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)
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Goedert has 15 receptions for 216 yards and two touchdowns. He ranks sixth among all NFL tight ends in yards after the catch (813) and tied for eighth in receiving touchdowns (14) since he was drafted in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft.