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Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin Out For the Season

Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin has torn his right ACL and is now out for the 2013 season. Tough luck for the WR who was in his contract year, and now the Eagles are desperate for a WR across from Desean Jackson. Riley Cooper will likely take Maclin's place, although the Eagles should look for free agent receivers. Fantasy Spin: Desean Jackson should get all the targets he can handle now, but this is a big blow to the Eagle's offense in general. Avoid Maclin at all costs in fantasy drafts. How badly does this affect the Eagles offense? Comment below!
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pssh, thats going nowhere
I hope not. The Coach is trying to install a "12 second offense". That would be really fun to watch.
pretty badly, the eagles offense is going to be useless this season
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