Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Jalen Hurts has got some shifty moves. In a 40-29 victory against the New Orleans Saints, Hurts broke defensive end Carl Granderson’s ankles before scoring a 24 yard rushing touchdown. Per Good
The young quarterback received comparisons to greats of the Philadelphia 76ers, including Allen Iverson, Mo Cheeks, and Andrew Toney. Known for their expertise in getting past defenders with top-tier moves, it seems as if Hurts has garnered influence from these legends to create offensive production.
The Eagles are still in a dilemma of deciding if Hurts is their quarterback for the future. The Oklahoma product is making a strong case for himself, with season numbers of 2306 passing yards and 618 rushing yards so far. This also puts the youngster amidst the top of Eagles’ leaders in passing and rushing yards. The dual threat star has additionally displayed the ability to score in numerous ways, evidenced by his 13 passing touchdowns, as well as his eight rushing scores.
Moreover, the Eagles hold a decent record of 5-6, which places them in second place in the NFC East. With the continuous development of Hurts in Philadelphia’s system, as well as better offensive support for the quarterback, the Eagles could be dangerous with the 23 year old as their quarterback long-term.