PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Alshon Jeffery had his least productive 16-game season of his career, but there appears to be a reason why.
According to Ian Rapoport, Jeffery suffered a torn rotator cuff in training camp and played through it the entire season long.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Who Stole Car With 6-Year-Old Girl In Backseat
Jeffery, 28, caught 57 balls for 789 yards and nine touchdowns in his first season with the Eagles.READ MORE: North Philadelphia Community Welcomes Home 3-Year-Old Boy After Hit-And-Run That Also Killed Mother
Jeffery came up huge in the playoffs, especially in the Super Bowl, where he caught three balls for 73 yards and this incredible touchdown.MORE NEWS: Local Doctor Joins 14 World War II Veterans In Hawaii Visiting Pearl Harbor On 80th Anniversary
The Eagles signed Jeffery to a one-year deal last offseason worth $14 million, after Jeffery was suspended for the final four games of the 2016 season for using PEDs. Jeffery then signed a four-year extension with Philadelphia on December 2nd worth $52 million ($27 million guaranteed).