Jalen Hurts RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jalen Hurts making early push to be Eagles’ starting quarterback in 2021

    Sportsnaut "Jalen Hurts will wear the No.1 jersey this season, but the 2020 second-round pick is setting his sights atop the Philadelphia Eagles depth chart and is already making his case to be the franchise quarterback. Many were surprised last offseason when the Eagles drafted Hurts,..." May 09

  • Frank Reich says Eagles drafting Jalen Hurts didn't send Carson Wentz into 'a tailspin'

    Yardbarker "The Philadelphia Eagles unofficially kicked off the beginning of the end of their Carson Wentz era when they used a second-round pick on quarterback Jalen Hurts in the 2020 NFL Draft. Wentz reportedly requested a trade early this offseason, and the Eagles acquiesced by sending him to the..." May 08

  • Howie Roseman: We want to see Jalen Hurts grab the job and run with it

    CBS Philly " After trading Carson Wentz at the opening of the offseason, the presumption around the Eagles was that Jalen Hurts would have the chance to lock down the starting quarterback job for the future in 2021. But, at a pre-draft press conference, both general manager Howie Roseman and head..." May 07

  • Jalen Hurts Faces Make-or-Break Season Now That Eagles Are His Team

    Bleacher Report "Heading into the 2021 NFL draft, there was some speculation that the Philadelphia Eagles might target one of the top quarterback prospects. The Eagles had second-year signal-caller Jalen Hurts on the roster, but not everyone was reportedly sold on the Oklahoma..." May 04

  • DeVonta Smith says 'it would be great' to be reunited with Jalen Hurts

    CBS Sports "As DeVonta Smith prepares for the most exciting day of his young life, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner has been preparing for potential teams that actually will draft him in the first round Thursday night. While Smith isn't sure what team will pick him, the SEC record-holder appears to..." April 29

  • What If Howie Roseman is Plotting to Draft Jalen Hurts' Replacement?

    The Big Lead "Howie Roseman doesn't give a damn what his quarterbacks think of him. The Eagles GM alienated Carson Wentz in 2020 and seems hellbent on creating the same dynamic with Jalen Hurts in 2021. Perhaps there's a reason for this. Perhaps it's because Roseman is plotting to draft..." April 25

  • Eagles won't name Jalen Hurts starting QB, HC Nick Sirianni cites 'competition' at every position

    NFL.com "Given the opportunity to declare Jalen Hurts the current Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback, coach Nick Sirianni and GM Howie Roseman declined. The first-time head coach cited the early offseason process and desire for competition at every position as the reason he..." April 21

  • Jordan Howard: The sky is the limit for Jalen Hurts

    Pro Football Talk "When Jordan Howard returned to the Eagles late last season, he played alongside quarterback Jalen Hurts. Barring any changes, Hurts is expected to be Philadelphia’s starting QB again in 2021. Based on his experience with the young signal-caller, Howard thinks Hurts should..." April 14

  • Eagles Could Draft QB as Insurance or Competition to Jalen Hurts

    247 Sports "When the Philadelphia Eagles traded Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts, the immediate thought was that the team would head into camp with Jalen Hurts as the No. 1 quarterback with some possible veteran competition. The team signed veteran Joe..." April 11

  • Eagles QB Jalen Hurts Changes Jersey Number to No. 1 Before 2021 Season

    Bleacher Report "The Philadelphia Eagles announced Friday quarterback Jalen Hurts will switch to jersey No. 1 for the 2021 NFL season after wearing No. 2 as a rookie: Hurts' uniform change happens to coincide with his rise from second on the Eagles' QB depth chart..." April 02

  • Eagles Should Go All-In on Jalen Hurts in 2021 and Reconsider QB Next Year

    Bleacher Report "It sure sounds like the Philadelphia Eagles are trapped in some sort of confusing quarterback funhouse, with their indecisiveness and uncertainty only building as they encounter more shifting floors and trick mirrors.  It's a dangerous place to be, mainly..." March 30

  • No consensus in Eagles’ building regarding Jalen Hurts

    Pro Football Talk "If it feels like the Eagles have been a little bit all over the place when it comes to the quarterback position in recent months, there’s a reason for that. Apparently, they are. Rob Maaddi, who covers the Eagles for the Associated Press, recently made this observation on..." March 27

  • Joe Flacco says his main job is to play football, not mentor Jalen Hurts

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles quarterback Joe Flacco may serve as a veteran mentor to Jalen Hurts, but that’s not the primary reason he signed in Philadelphia. Flacco told reporters today that while he’d like to think he and Hurts can make each other better, he was brought in to..." March 25

  • Jalen Hurts Can't Be Happy About All These Eagles Rumors

    The Big Lead "For only being in the league for one season, Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts has already been put through the wringer more than some five-year veterans. He dealt with a lifetime's worth of quarterback debate surrounding Carson Wentz in 2020 and the tenuous employment status of..." March 21

  • Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts will be wearing the same jersey number moving forward

    Bleeding Green Nation "Look, it’s not like the Eagles are actually doing anything right now. And there’s a relevant Philadelphia connection to Wentz’s new jersey number, which drew much discussion after Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman said he wouldn’t be giving up..." March 17

  • Jalen Hurts: Nothing will change in my mindset as the starter

    USA Today "Jalen Hurts is now the Eagles undisputed starting quarterback next season and as Chris Mortensen was breaking news surrounding the franchise, Adam Schefter caught up with the second-year star. While a guest on The Adam Schefter Podcast, Hurts said that he has learned a lot from..." March 09

  • Eagles owner wants to build around Jalen Hurts

    6abc " Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie has instructed the team to prioritize making Jalen Hurts successful in 2021 as opposed to creating a true quarterback competition, sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen. Hurts is currently the only quarterback under contract in..." March 08

  • Jalen Hurts has not spoken to Carson Wentz since trade

    NBC Philadelphia "Speaking about the Carson Wentz trade for the first time publicly, Eagles presumed starter Jalen Hurts said his mentality isn’t changing. Hurts was a guest on the Adam Schefter Podcast in an episode that dropped Monday and was asked about several topics, including last..." March 08

  • Why Jeffrey Lurie is wrong to direct Eagles' QB decisions, even if Jalen Hurts is right for Philadelphia

    CBS Sports "The Philadelphia Eagles hold the sixth overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, and after agreeing to trade former MVP candidate Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts, they're widely expected to consider taking a new quarterback with that pick. Unless..." March 08

  • Nick Sirianni: OC Shane Steichen’s past work with young QBs is huge

    SI "What were the Eagles trying to accomplish with the hiring of Nick Sirianni? Some theories have already been debunked with the most obvious being an attempt to salvage the career of Carson Wentz in Philadelphia.  Others are still in play like trying to replicate the..." February 26

  • Eagles QB Jalen Hurts Working Out, Dropping Dimes

    Heavy "There seems to be confusion over Jalen Hurts’ spot on the Philadelphia Eagles depth chart. Is he entrenched as the new starter with Carson Wentz gone? Or will the team add a veteran quarterback or draft one in April? Let’s leave that debate for another day. On..." February 20

  • Jalen Hurts to Have Competition for Starting QB

    Bleacher Report "With the Philadelphia Eagles reportedly trading Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday, per ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, Jalen Hurts becomes the prohibitive favorite to serve as their starting quarterback next..." February 18

  • Jalen Hurts (not Carson Wentz) will gather Eagles receivers for workouts

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Eagles try to build leverage for a Carson Wentz trade, circumstances continue to make it harder for the Eagles to maximize the return on a quarterback whose contract they’d love to dump. John Clark of NBC Sports Philly-delphia recently reported that “a..." February 14

  • Jalen Hurts doing what he needs to do to “take off” in 2021

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "  Jalen Hurts said Tuesday he’s working hard this offseason “to take that next step” as an NFL quarterback and plans to “take off” in 2021. How exactly that manifests itself remains to be seen, but Hurts sounded confident and enthusiastic..." February 03

  • Nick Sirianni hints at QB competition between Carson Wentz, Jalen Hurts

    94 Wip Sports Radio "Speaking Monday morning to Angelo Cataldi on SportsRadio 94WIP, new Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni hinted that his first offseason with the team could feature a quarterback competition between Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts. “We've watched a little bit of tape to this point..." February 01

  • Troy Aikman: Doug Pederson wanted Jalen Hurts, Jeffrey Lurie wanted Carson Wentz

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "Doug Pederson’s firing Monday was good news for Carson Wentz and not-so-good news for Jalen Hurts, Troy Aikman said. The Fox Sports analyst and Hall of Fame quarterback was a guest on the Michael Irvin Podcast on PodcastOne, which drops Thursday morning. He said he spoke with..." January 14

  • Jeffrey Lurie: I had “nothing to do” with Week 17 quarterback change

    Bleacher Report "Doug Pederson controversially benched Jalen Hurts late in a Week 17 loss to the Washington Football Team, but that apparently was not a factor in the Philadelphia Eagles firing the coach Monday. "Nothing to do with it whatsoever," owner Jeffrey..." January 12

  • Eagles’ Miles Sanders: Nobody liked the decision to bench Jalen Hurts

    94 Wip Sports Radio "There have been mixed reports about how the Eagles' players felt about the team's decision to bench Jalen Hurts for Nate Sudfeld during their Week 17 loss to the Washington Football Team, a move that has created national outrage. Eagles running back Miles Sanders, who did not..." January 05

  • Jalen Hurts: As a competitor I play to win, but you’ve got to trust the coach

    Essentially Sports "After last week’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, the Philadelphia Eagles knew they were out of contention for an NFC East title race. Doug Pederson’s boys underwhelmed all season, especially due to the dismal performances from quarterback Carson Wentz. However, some promising..." January 04

  • Eagles' Doug Pederson defends decision to pull Jalen Hurts

    NBC Philadelphia "The Philadelphia Eagles chose to give a third-string quarterback playing time in a game with playoff implications for other teams. Coach Doug Pederson benched Jalen Hurts for Nate Sudfeld in the fourth quarter of a 20-14 loss to Washington on Sunday night. The victory gave..." January 04

  • Jalen Hurts: Failure teaches you a lesson

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles will not be going to the postseason after Sunday’s 37-17 loss to the Cowboys left them as the only NFC East team without a chance to win the division title with a losing record. Quarterback Jalen Hurts and the offense got off to a good start in..." December 28

  • Eagles Name Starting QB for Washington, Doug Pederson Talks Future

    Heavy "No surprises here: Jalen Hurts will close out the season as the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. The dual-threat rookie will make his third straight start in a meaningless game against the Washington Football Team. He has gone 1-2 with a 85.7 passer rating since..." December 28

  • Jalen Hurts quotes Nick Saban with famous ‘rat poison’ line

    Larry Brown Sports "Jalen Hurts hasn’t played for Nick Saban in a few years, but his former coach certainly had a large influence on the quarterback. Hurts was asked on Wednesday how he blocks out the media noise. The Philadelphia Eagles said he follows Saban’s advice to avoid the “rat..." December 24

  • Carson Wentz Getting Ultimate Praise For His Behavior On The Sidelines With Jalen Hurts

    Total Pro Sports "On Sunday, the day did not start out well for Carson Wentz as a report dropped stating he would like to be traded if he remains on the bench while rookie QB Jalen Hurts takes the starting role. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the spurned signal-caller isn’t happy with..." December 22

  • Eagles QB Jalen Hurts in no mood to celebrate strong performance vs. Cardinals

    Clutch Points "A loss is a loss and Jalen Hurts hates losing. The Philadelphia Eagles’ rookie QB made his second career start on Sunday against fellow Oklahoma alum Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals. Despite Hurts’ impressive outing, his team still took a 33-26..." December 21

  • Doug Pederson states the obvious: Jalen Hurts will start this week

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Doug Pederson waited too long this season to bench quarterback Carson Wentz for rookie Jalen Hurts, likely costing his team the NFC East title in the process. And he also waited a curiously long time to announce today that Hurts will remain the Eagles’..." December 21

  • Carson Wentz not happy with backup role, will seek departure from Eagles

    The Score "Carson Wentz has no desire to be a backup quarterback and would seek a trade from the Philadelphia Eagles if Jalen Hurts continues to start, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The 27-year-old isn't happy with the way the quarterback saga has..." December 20

  • Jalen Hurts’ ultimate goal as Eagles’ starting QB? Becoming a ‘coffee bean’

    Clutch Points "Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts hopes to make the most out of his opportunities as the team’s current starting quarterback for their remaining games in the 2020 season. The rookie likened his goals to an uncanny comparison and claimed that he was aiming to become a..." December 19

  • Jalen Hurts Impresses, but Some NFL Insiders Still Say Wentz Is Eagles' Best Bet

    Bleacher Report "Doug Pederson goes for it on fourth down a lot. The Eagles rank second in the NFL in fourth-down attempts, but Sunday's 4th-and-2 try on the Saints' 15-yard-line felt different. It was early in the second quarter, neither team had scored, and Philadelphia was..." December 15

  • Jalen Hurts had a double-triple in his first career start

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts had quite an NFL debut. Hurts had 167 passing yards and 106 rushing yards in Sunday’s win over the Saints, giving him a double-triple, PFT’s term for a player who reaches triple-digit yardage in two different statistical..." December 14

  • Eagles To Stick With Jalen Hurts As Starter

    NFL.com "Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson confirmed the obvious: Jalen Hurts will be the starting QB in Week 15 versus the Arizona Cardinals. After playing coy following Sunday's victory over New Orleans, Pederson declared Hurts the starter..." December 14

  • Jalen Hurts expected to be Eagles starting QB for remainder of the season

    USA Today "Barring a disastrous performance on Sunday, the expectation around the Eagles organization is that Jalen Hurts will start the final four games of the regular season per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. On Sunday, Adam Schefter reported that the Eagles intend to hold onto..." December 13

  • Eagles QB Jalen Hurts has DC Jim Schwartz cussing defense with his ‘crazy throws’ in practice

    Clutch Points "Philadelphia Eagles‘ new starting quarterback in Jalen Hurts has been turning heads in practice with his impressive performance under center. As a result, the team’s defensive rotation has been getting an earful from defensive Jim Schwartz for their failure to contain the rookie..." December 12

  • Jalen Hurts made apparel mistake at first press conference as starter

    Yardbarker "Jalen Hurts is preparing to make his first NFL start this weekend, and the  Philadelphia Eagles quarterback had a risky wardrobe selection during one of his video conferences with reporters this week.  On Thursday, Hurts answered questions from the media while..." December 11

  • Saints Coach on Eagles QB Jalen Hurts: ‘We Were Paying Attention’

    Heavy "It’s been a strange week for New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton. He started the week preparing for two quarterbacks in Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts. Now he finds himself trying to figure out an explosive rookie with not much NFL tape. It’s a “unique”..." December 10

  • Pro Bowl Starters Headline Eagles Injury Report, Jalen Hurts Gets Nickname

    Heavy "The Philadelphia Eagles may be turning the starting right guard job over to Nate Herbig full-time for the rest of 2020. Jason Peters missed practice on Thursday, one day after he was listed as a “limited” participant. His nagging toe injury — one that..." December 10

  • Philly Reporter Goes Off On Jalen Hurts For Representing The Houston Astros During Interview

    Total Pro Sports "It looks like at least a few member sof Philadelphia media is already turned off by Jalen Hurts. Not because of what he did on the field, but because of what he decided to wear on his head. During a zoom meeting with the rookie QB just days before the first start of his NFL..." December 10

  • Fletcher Cox seems to disagree with Eagles benching Carson Wentz

    Larry Brown Sports "Plenty of people will see the Philadelphia Eagles’ decision to bench Carson Wentz as justified. It seems like at least one teammate isn’t in agreement, though. Eagles defensive lineman Fletcher Cox hinted at dissatisfaction with coach Doug Pederson’s decision to..." December 09

  • The Eagles Have to Give Jalen Hurts Time

    The Big Lead "It finally happened. The move that everyone, including the Philadelphia Eagles, didn't believe would happen until it did. Jalen Hurts has taken the starting quarterback job from Carson Wentz. After Wentz managed less than 100 yards passing and zero touchdown drives in a..." December 09

  • NFL world reacts to Jalen Hurts being named Eagles’ starter

    Sportsnaut "It might have taken a while for reigning Heisman finalist Jalen Hurts to get a shot. But the Philadelphia Eagles’ rookie second-round pick will get his shot Week 14 against the New Orleans Saints. Hurts is forced into the starting role with Philadelphia’s..." December 08