Jalen Hurts Throws Brickbats at Eagles as the Philadelphia QB Shares Seven-Word Message

Published 12/19/2023, 2:48 PM EST

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The Seattle Seahawks delivered a striking blow to the Philadelphia Eagles on this Monday Night Football. They clinched a 20-17 victory. This game resulted in the Eagles’ third sequential loss, despite then being the defending NFC champions. The game’s climactic moment came from Seahawks’ backup quarterback, Drew Lock, who impressively commandeered a 92-yard drive. All of this sealed the Seahawks’ win in the final minute.

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After the matchup, Eagles’ quarterback, Jalen Hurts, presented a surprisingly subdued response during the media briefing. He reflected on the team’s challenges and their unexpected defeat.

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The former Super Bowl champion Jalen Hurts highlighted the need for collective commitment within his team in a recent introspective assessment. He addressed the essence of teamwork when he was asked about the game. Hurts noted, “I’ve been talking about execution all year. Being on the same page, everyone being on the same page.

He also added a 7-word message for the team, “I don’t think we’re all committed enough.” Hurts further added to the remark by focusing on his personal responsibility in this journey, adding, “It starts with me.”

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The QB’s words indicate a readiness to lead by example. Through his comments in the interview, Hurts presents himself as a leader acutely conscious of the hurdles ahead. Not to mention, he played during this game even though he wasn’t in his best health.

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QB Hurts was struggling with flu symptoms before their matchup against the Seahawks. Despite being questionable he showed up for the game and gave it his all.

Hurts had taken the precaution of traveling separately to protect his team from potential exposure. Even though he did everything in his power to win and protect his teammates, it didn’t end well for them. The evening ended in disappointment for the Eagles, as they were narrowly defeated with a score of 17-20 by the Seahawks.

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The Eagles’ are in a precarious situation with three back-to-back losses. With their defense coordinator replacem can the team finally produce better results? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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