Posted August 06, 2013

Eagles lose another WR, this time Arrelious Benn to a torn ACL

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Arrelious Benn tore his ACL on Tuesday and is likely done for the year. (Drew Hallowell/Philadelphia Eagles/Getty Images)

Arrelious Benn tore his ACL on Tuesday and is likely done for the year. (Drew Hallowell//Getty Images)

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Arrelious Benn tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during practice on Tuesday the team announced, delivering another blow to the team dealing with several injuries,

The injury will keep him out for the remainder of the season.  Benn is the third Philadelphia player to suffer a season-ending ACL injury during training camp.

Benn, a fourth-year player, played last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has 59 catches for 862 yards and five touchdowns in his career.

The team is going to be without wideout Jeremy Maclin, who tore his ACL last week and will be out for the entire season.

PHOTO GALLERY:  Injury watch for 2013 NFL season


9 comments
6marK6
6marK6

You are paying for your sins, Philadelphia.

BarneyFairmont
BarneyFairmont

There is a reason the Bucs traded him for a cup of soup and a loaf of day old bread.

D.1
D.1

Can a QB catch his own passes?

Phillies113
Phillies113

WELL, looks like the Eagles are finally gonna be running the ball more, simply out of necessity.

drmuon
drmuon

Good thing we didn't cut the racist.

BlackSession1
BlackSession1

No big deal. Never did a damn thing for the Bucs. 

r w1
r w1

shocker, signed Bucs fan


JoeCabot
JoeCabot

@BlackSession1 Yeah, somehow that Air Freeman thing has not worked out.   But, by all means, blame the receivers.