Eagles DE Sweat leaves game on stretcher after tackle

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Josh Sweat was removed from the field on a stretcher after he was injured on a tackle Sunday against New Orleans.

Sweat did pound the ground with his hands before he was taken off the field.

The entire Eagles team came over to the sideline and met Sweat on the field as he was put on the stretcher. Sweat has 11 sacks and had a sack in five straight games before he was injured late in the first quarter.

The Eagles entered 13-2 and needed one win to clinch the NFC East and the top seed in the NFC. But they played without quarterback Jalen Hurts for the second straight week because of a sprained right shoulder.

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