The Eagles will not be a pain for a quarterback in 2021.
Hurts, potentially standing as a starter, was put into action by Jalan Hurts at the end of the 2020 season, following the ignorance of now-Colts QB Carson Wentz’s Doug Pederson.
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie has prioritized Hurts’ success in 2021, although the organization has not been sold entirely at quarterback.
I will not report that the Eagles have an internal consensus on Hurts as is QB1, but sources say the boss, Jeffrey Lurie, has instructed his group to succeed in making Hurts a true competition in 2021 Give priority to
– Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) March 8, 2021
Mortensen’s tweet reads, “I will not report that the Eagles have an internal consensus on Hurts as is QB1, but sources say the boss, Jeffrey Lurie, has prioritized his group to succeed Hurts in 2021 Has instructed. “
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Wentz noted those reports that the Eagles want to get away from true competition in the QB position, is notable Dissatisfied with the team that drafted Hurts In the second round of the 2020 draft, due to a quarterback contention that lasted the duration of the season.
Hurts did well in limited action for the stretch of Philadelphia, throwing six touchdowns for four interceptions and rushing for three three-pointers. There are doubts about his viability as a long-term starter, but with no competition at the quarterback position, it does not appear that Lurie and company want to repeat the same mistake.