When Howie Roseman was requested on Wednesday if Jalen Hurts would be the Eagles’ beginning quarterback subsequent season, the Philadelphia GM did not depart any room for thriller or questioning.
“There isn’t any doubt about it,” Roseman mentioned on the NFL mix in Indianapolis, by way of ESPN. “We now have Jalen Hurts, who’s a 23-year-old quarterback who led his group to the playoffs, and he’ll get higher and higher and higher. He’ll do every part potential to get higher, and now we have to do our half in [helping] that.”
This is not the primary time within the early offseason Roseman has gone to bat for Hurts, who led the Eagles to the NFC Wild Card spherical in his first season as a starter. The 23-year-old signal-caller additionally led all QBs in dashing yards (784) and dashing touchdowns (10).
Hypothesis about Hurts’ beginning standing arose nearly instantly after Philadelphia was eradicated from the playoffs, partially as a result of they’ve three first-round picks within the upcoming draft but in addition as a result of the Eagles have been rumored to be in on the Deshaun Watson sweepstakes.
Though Roseman shot down the Watson hypothesis simply as shortly as he defended Hurts.