Jalen Hurts is going through what’s prone to be a make-or-break season with the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Eagles beforehand acknowledged that they’re dedicated to Hurts as their beginning quarterback, however the 23-year-old signal-caller has loads to reside as much as this season if he desires a long-term future in Philly.
On Thursday’s “The Herd,” Colin Cowherd shared his takeaways on Hurts’ efficiency so far within the league and what he expects from him forward of the upcoming season.
“It was you get two full years, get me to Thanksgiving in your third yr. Now, I would offer you about 22 begins, 20 begins. If I do not see it, I do not see it. With Jalen Hurts, no one actually is aware of but. … How lengthy do you give Jalen Hurts earlier than you make a dedication privately as a franchise?”
Cowherd was then joined by two-time Tremendous Bowl champion and former Eagles working again LeSean McCoy.
“I feel Nick Sirianni is a fairly good coach. He is aware of easy methods to develop his gamers, particularly his offensive gamers. It is a powerful one,” McCoy mentioned. “I feel Howie Roseman, the GM, is doing an ideal job of placing these guys collectively. They [have] a pleasant, younger [receiving] corps. I feel [Hurts] can get it executed with such a offensive, such a talent set.”
McCoy mentioned that the addition of A.J. Brown will enable Hurts to achieve one other degree as a passer.
“You are bringing in A.J. Brown. He is that kind of vast receiver that he does not want the right ball. … I feel you get a large receiver like him the place a 50-50 ball, he can deliver down … and he can run after the catch. You are bringing all these totally different gamers — DeVonta Smith, one other younger stud. It makes the job simpler for the quarterback. … This third yr ought to inform us all.”
Philadelphia acquired Professional Bowl vast receiver Brown in a draft-day commerce with the Tennessee Titans. Brown joins 2020 Heisman Trophy winner Smith — the No. 10 total choose within the 2020 NFL Draft — and rising star tight finish Dallas Goedert in Hurts’ passing arsenal.
Hurts — the No. 53 total choose within the 2020 NFL Draft — sat for 12 video games behind Carson Wentz in his rookie season earlier than taking up the beginning position in 2021. In his sophomore season in 2021, Hurts accomplished 61.3% of his passes for 3,144 yards 16 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. He additionally ran the ball 139 occasions for 784 yards and one other 10 scores.
The Eagles completed second within the NFC East with a 9-8 report within the 2021 common season and made it to the wild-card spherical of the playoffs. Hurts is 9-10 all-time in 19 profession begins for the Eagles.
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