As we stated in the news piece about Mathews, the injury to both players could mean Smallwood and Barner get a big workload in Week 12 against the Packers. Mathews' injury is a MCL sprain and he seems likely to miss some time. Smallwood had a big game back in Week 3 against the Steelers and would likely get more of a workload without Mathews and Sproles in the lineup.
Eagles RB Darren Sproles leaves with rib injury
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