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Eagles LB Jordan Hicks injures ankle, ruled out for rest of game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Philadelphia Eagles starting middle linebacker Jordan Hicks suffered an ankle injury in the first half and was later ruled out for the remainder of Thursday night's 28-23 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Hicks remained in the locker room after halftime and was replaced in the lineup by second-year player Joe Walker.

An ankle injury also knocked Hicks out of the Eagles' Week 3 game againstNew York Giants, but he returned to play in the following game against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Hicks, a third-year player out of Texas, is one of the key players on the Eagles' defense. He has 28 tackles and a fumble recovery this season.

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