Eagles' Haason Reddick to have thumb surgery

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles edge rusher Haason Reddick will have surgery on his injured thumb.

The injury occurred during Monday's joint practice with the Cleveland Browns. Although Reddick is expected to miss practice time.

Reddick, 28, finished second in the NFL with 16 sacks last season and added 3.5 more during Philadelphia's postseason run.  

The outside linebacker position is a bit thin right now for Philadelphia, as Patrick Johnson has been sidelined recently with an ankle injury.  

"I really watch him in film, and now I've got an up-close look and I'm watching his reps every day, just trying to make sure my reps match his reps," Smith said of Reddick. 

Reddick, who was limited earlier in training camp with a groin injury.

"Y'all see it, y'all know what's going on," Reddick said when asked if he is underpaid. 

worried about being the best version of myself, and then everything will sort itself out, truly. 

Nolan Smith, a first-round pick out of Georgia, has been getting reps with the first team this summer as a result. 

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