Eagles' Receiving Corps Struggles With Injuries in Loss to Falcons

The Eagles struggled with injuries throughout their 24-20 loss to the Falcons on Sunday night.
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Eagles wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and DeSean Jackson did not return to the team's 24-20 loss to the Falcons on Sunday, as Philadelphia struggled with injuries throughout the game.

The team announced the pair were questionable to return after suffering injuries early in the game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Jeffery is dealing with a calf injury, while Jackson has a groin injury.

Tight end Dallas Goedert was also questionable to return. Receiver Nelson Agholor got hurt before halftime, coming off the field and going into the medical tent. The Eagles announced he was being evaluated for a head injury, but he returned and finished with eight receptions for 107 yards and one touchdown. 

In the third quarter, the team announced running back Corey Clement (shoulder) and defensive tackle Tim Jernigan (foot) were questionable to return.

The Falcons took a 10-6 lead heading into intermission, with the Eagles receiving the ball at the start of the second half. Atlanta held on to win after a late-game surge by Philadelphia.

The Eagles next face the Lions on Sept. 22.