Eagles RT Lane Johnson Says He’s Out For Season With Ankle Injury

Eagles RT Lane Johnson told reporters on Friday that he’s out for the season with an ankle injury. 

Lane Johnson

“The inside of my ankle has collapsed,” Johnson said, per Les Bowen

Johnson added that he’s looking at a four-five month recovery after undergoing surgery to repair his ankle. 

You can expect the Eagles to place him on injured reserve in the coming days and add someone to their roster.

Johnson, 30, is a former first-round pick of the Eagles back in 2013. He had one year remaining on his four-year, $19.853 million rookie contract when the Eagles elected to sign him to a five-year extension worth $56.26 million back in 2016. 

The Eagles opted to sign Johnson to a four-year, $72 million extension that included $54.595 million guaranteed last year. 

In 2020, Johnson has appeared in seven games for the Eagles, starting all of them at right tackle. 

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