PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson is expected to start this week in Las Vegas, head coach Nick Sirianni said Friday. Johnson returned to the team earlier this week after missing time due to a mental health battle.
Sirianni said Friday that Johnson had a good week of practice and they are expecting him to not only play but also start at right tackle against the Raiders on Sunday.
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Johnson opened up about his battle with anxiety and depression on social media earlier this week.
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Eagles fans are known to travel to see the team and Sirianni is looking forward to seeing all the Eagles green on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
“We just want to make them proud and we want to give them something to cheer about, so really appreciate that support and look forward to seeing all of the green in the stadium on Sunday,” Sirianni said.MORE NEWS: John Fetterman Wins Democratic Pennsylvania Primary For Senate, AP Projects