Biggs: Eagles' Curtis out after knee scope

It’s a good thing for the Philadelphia Eagles that rookie first-round draft pick Jeremy Maclin has developed quickly.

They might need to lean on him a little bit more as veteran Kevin Curtis, who has missed the last three games with a left knee injury, will be out at least a little while longer. Curtis has arthroscopic surgery on the knee, coach Andy Reid revealed today, and no timetable for a return was offered. He’s clearly out for Monday night’s game at Washington when Eagles fans just might outnumber Redskins fans in the stands at FedEx Field.

“I think time will tell here, but I think (Curtis will return this season),’’ Reid said, according to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer.

“They didn't see much in the MRI,” Reid said. “MRI’s don't always show everything so they went in and just checked things out. There wasn't too much in there that they had to work on. They just snipped a few little things in there, but it wasn't a major thing.’’

Curtis has five receptions for 70 yards in two games. Maclin made six catches for 142 yards and two touchdowns two weeks ago against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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