Eagles OT Johnson inactive for opener vs. Washington

Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has been ruled inactive for the team’s season opener against the host Washington Football Team on Sunday.Johnson, 30, has been nursing an ankle injury for much of training camp. He reportedly underwent a cleanup surgery on his ankle last month.The three-time Pro Bowl selection has started all 92 regular-season games in which he has played since entering the league in 2013.The Eagles’ makeshift offensive line is already missing left tackle Andre Dillard (biceps) and right guard Brandon Brooks (Achilles). Multiple media outlets reported Sunday that fourth-round pick Jack Driscoll will start at right tackle for the Eagles, who will slot Nate Herbig at right guard.

Question of the Day

Sept 23

Q: President Lincoln had to turn down the gift of this animal even tho the King of Siam said it would benefit America economically… A: Elephant

Sept 22

Q: If you want to attract this particular kind of outdoor creature, you should smear yourself in garlic… A: Leeches

Sept 21

Q: Drivers who own this make of car are more likely to have a speeding ticket… A: Subaru