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Eagles could be without Jordan Hicks for a few weeks [UPDATE]

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Things could be worse.

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: The Hicks injury was worse than expected. The team has officially placed him on injured reserve, which means his season is over.

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Philadelphia Eagles rookie linebacker Jordan Hicks is not believed to have suffered a season-ending injury, according to a report from NFL insider Ian Rapoport. While nothing is official yet, this is a good early sign for both the player and the team.

Hicks suffered a pectoral injury late during the Eagles' victory over the Cowboys on Sunday night. Hicks got hurt while making a tackle on Dallas receiver Cole Beasley.

After the game, Hicks told reporters he felt good. That seems like a positive sign, but it will be interesting to see what the MRI results reveal.

Despite being a rookie, Hicks has been such a stud for the Eagles this season. He's been making a strong case to earn the Defensive Rookie of the Year award. Losing Hicks for a few games is certainly bad news, but the team will at least be glad they're not losing him for the rest of the season.