Eagles rookie cornerback JaCorey Shepherd has torn ACL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Eagles rookie cornerback JaCorey Shepherd has a torn ligament in his right knee that will likely end his season.

Shepherd was injured when he ran into Darren Sproles after a play near the sideline during Sunday's practice at Lincoln Financial Field. An MRI on Monday confirmed he tore his ACL.

The sixth-round pick from Kansas saw action with the first unit at nickel cornerback. The Eagles are looking for a cornerback to take that starting spot after trading Brandon Boykin last week.

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