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 have now Jalen Hurts, who’s a 23-year-old quarterback who led his workforce to the playoffs, and he’ll get higher and higher and higher. He will do the whole lot attainable to get higher, and we’ve 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 speeding yards (784) and speeding touchdowns (10).
Hypothesis about Hurts’ beginning standing arose virtually instantly after Philadelphia was eradicated from the playoffs, partly 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 rapidly as he defended Hurts.