When Mathis re-emerges, it could be with his hefty brother-in-arms.
Jason Kelce suffered a sports hernia on September 21 against the Redskins, and was expected to be out six to eight weeks following the ensuing surgery. Kelce, a frequent caller of 94WIP's Morning Show on Fridays, gave an optimistic self-appraisal to Angelo Cataldi and the gang, in regards to his recovery, stating:
“My goal really is to be back, you know, right around the Panthers game (Monday, November 10), maybe a little bit sooner would be preferable, but you never know with these surgeries.”
The return would take place seven weeks after the injury, about midway through the expected six-eight week timetable of recovery. If Kelce manages to return 'sooner' as he had mentioned, the November 2 game in Houston would be the earliest that he'd sensibly return.
If it's November 10, then Kelce and Mathis would return together, they'd join a hopefully-all-healthy Jason Peters, Todd Herremans, and Lane Johnson, and the intended starting line, would all be united for the first time this season.
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