Jason Kelce Shooting for November 10 Return

The Eagles offensive line could be restored come Monday, November 10. After having surgery on an abdominal hernia, everyone's favorite bearded center may make his return on that date.

All-Pro guard Evan Mathis won't be eligible to return from his MCL sprain until November 10, per the NFL's injured reserve 'designed-to-return' guidelines.

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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