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Tagged: Jalen Hurts (57 Results)


Eagles QB Hurts has best practice ever

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni praised quarterback JALEN HURTS on Thursday, saying that his young signal-caller had the best practice since the coach arrived in 2021. Sirianni added that itMore was “unbelievable” how well Hurts was able to go through reads and progressions while getting the ball where it needed to go. That’s what we’re talking about fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Running quarterbacks

When you have a quarterback who looks likely to run for about 8 TDs on his own – think Jalen Hurts, Trey Lance and Josh Allen – does that make the running backs on that roster less likely to score? It seems that way in a certain sense, but it’s one of those theories that deserves to be looked at more carefully.  more »


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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

If you’re looking for an offense that will start the season strong, how about the Eagles and Chargers? They’ve got favorable schedules for the first month of the year.  more »


Fantasy News: Running on empty

I always get nervous when drafting running backs paired with quarterbacks who are great runners. Jalen Hurts, Josh Allen, Cam Newton. With quarterbacks of that ilk, there’s always the fear that they’re going to run in all of the short touchdowns on their own. On the other hand, a mobile quarterback can help to open things up, with defenses having to respect that threat.  more »



Eagles ready to take flight with Hurts as starting QB

The Philadelphia Eagles appear set to head into the upcoming season with JALEN HURTS leading the way at the quarterback position. While Hurts held his own last season, he hasn’t yetMore received a satisfactory amount of playing time to prove his long-term viability. The Eagles added star wide receiver A.J. BROWN during a draft night trade, giving Hurts an incredible receiving duo alongside DEVONTA SMITH. Hurts recognizes his time is now, saying recently “It’s my team. So I’m ready to go.” Take note, fantasy owners. Less



Ankle surgery for Eagles QB Hurts

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback JALEN HURTS was scheduled to undergo ankle surgery yesterday. Fortunately for Hurts, the Eagles, and fantasy owners – he is expected to be fully recovered by the timeMore the team begins spring OTA workouts. The surgery is reportedly a minor procedure. Hurts originally injured his ankle in Week #12 but returned after missing one game and resting through the team’s bye week. Less

Source: Team Blog


Eagles ready for 2022, name Hurts starting QB

Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman and head coach Nick Sirianni said on Wednesday that the team fully intends to move forward with JALEN HURTS as the starting quarterback for theMore 2022 season. Sirianni added that they have talked with Hurts and that the young signal-caller knows he’s the guy. Fantasy owners appreciate the advance notice. Less

Source: Team Blog


Eagles feel good with Hurts as starting quarterback

Philadelphia quarterback JALEN HURTS struggled in Sunday’s playoff loss to Tampa Bay, but head coach Nick Sirianni said afterward that he still has confidence in his young signal caller. Sirianni addedMore that Hurts grew throughout the year. Hurts was in a walking boot after the game and said that the ankle injury is something he’s been dealing with down the stretch. Hurts also said that he hopes he won’t need offseason surgery. Less



Hurts leads Eagles with 3 touchdowns on TNF

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback JALEN HURTS overcame a slow start against the Washington Football Team on Tuesday Night Football, eventually finding his rhythm and leading fantasy owners with 3 total touchdowns inMore the game. Hurts ran for 2 short touchdowns on quarterback sneaks and threw for his third midway through the fourth quarter. Less

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer


Eagles QB Hurts dealing with high-ankle sprain

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback JALEN HURTS is reportedly dealing with what is now being called a high-ankle sprain that has his status in question for Sunday’s game against the Washington Football Team.More Head coach Nick Sirianni said that Hurts is “trending upwards”, although he expressed uncertainty about his signal-caller’s availability for Sunday’s game. Hurts and backup quarterback GARDNER MINSHEW (of Minshew Mania fame) split practice reps at Wednesday’s walkthrough session. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less



Hurts to remain starter despite return of Minshew Mania

With starting quarterback JALEN HURTS out with an ankle injury on Sunday, backup GARDNER MINSHEW led the Philadelphia Eagles to a nice little win against the New York Jets. Despite theMore impressive outing by Minshew, Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni reiterated that Hurts will remain the starter when he returns to health. With Philadelphia on a bye this week, that return to health could be in time for the Eagles Week #15 game against the Washington Football Team. Less



Minshew Mania returns in Eagles win

After insisting earlier in the week that he would be ready to play on Sunday, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback JALEN HURTS was ruled out of the game with a left ankle injury.More With Hurts out, the Eagles turned to GARDNER MINSHEW, of Minshew Mania fame. Minshew led the Eagles to scores on seven of eight drives, throwing for 2 touchdowns along the way. Head coach Nick Sirianni insisted that Hurts will remain the starter once he returns from his ankle injury. Philadelphia has an upcoming bye week in Week #14. Less

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Around the NFL: Minshew Mania

Jalen Hurts isn’t active. Eagles instead will start Gardner Minshew, and that changes that entire offense. With Philadelphia playing against a Jets defense that’s allowing a league-high 30.4 points per game, this is noteworthy.  more »


Eagles QB Hurts “ready to go” vs. Jets

Philadelphia head coach Nick Sirianni said on Wednesday that the team is “hopeful” that quarterback JALEN HURTS will be able to play in Sunday’s game against the New York Jets despiteMore dealing with an ankle injury. Meanwhile, Hurts said that his ankle will be “ready to go” in time for the weekend. Fantasy owners, like Sirianni, are hopeful that Hurts is right. Less

Source: NBC Sports

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