Biggs: Eagles could finally get WR Curtis back

The timing of Kevin Curtis’ expected return could not come at a better moment for the Philadelphia Eagles.

While the club has yet to rule out rookie Jeremy Maclin for Sunday’s game against San Francisco, coach Andy Reid already said he expected Maclin to miss a game or two after tearing the plantar fascia in is left foot.

Enter Curtis, who has been out of the picture for three months. The veteran dealt with a knee sprain way back in training camp and finally underwent arthroscopic surgery in October. No one expected he would be on the shelf this long, but he’s improved to the point that he could be back on the field this week. He hasn’t played since Week 2.

"I expect to play," Curtis said, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. "Obviously, with Jeremy [Maclin] getting hurt, we're a little shorter."

DeSean Jackson and Reggie Brown will likely be the starters and Jason Avant will play a key role. Curtis could get a little work in the slot and as a fourth receiver as the Eagles ease him back into action.

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