PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Eagles officially ruled out offensive tackle Lane Johnson for Sunday against the Panthers as he continues to deal with a personal matter, but they are getting a key piece of their offensive line back.
Starting tackle Jordan Mailata will play after missing time with a knee sprain.READ MORE: Police: Man, 2 Children Injured In Crash In Willingboro
Head coach Nick Sirianni would not say if Mailata will play on the right or left side.READ MORE: Big Decision Looming For SEPTA Employees As Union Fights For Better Wages For Its Workers
When it comes to Johnson’s situation, Sirianni was asked about toeing the line between a professional relationship and a personal relationship with his players.MORE NEWS: Flames Put Out After Tearing Through Mount Laurel Home
Panthers star running back Christian McCaffery is officially doubtful to play in the game. So that’s one less thing the Eagles have to worry about on Sunday.