‘Sick’ Jalen Hurts Sacrifice Impresses Battered Head Coach Nick Sirianni

Published 12/19/2023, 1:50 AM EST

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The Philadelphia Eagles have been on a losing drill for their past three games. Once, the Eagles were the top contenders for the Super Bowl matchup. They even avenged their 2022 NFL season Super Bowl defeat against the Kansas City Chiefs. However, the Eagles are missing their gridiron charm. In the recent matchup against the Seattle Seahawks, the Eagles faced their third consecutive defeat. 

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Moreover, the Eagles’ quarterback Jalen Hurts was suffering from an illness, but in this crucial week 15 matchup, Hurts entered the gridiron, but couldn’t safeguard a victory for his team.

Nick Sirianni appreciates Jalen Hurts

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The Philadelphia Eagles’ YouTube channel uploaded a video of the post-match conference featuring Nick Sirianni. In the video, Siranni highlighted the losing drill of the Eagles and emphasized the entire Eagles camp’s willingness to bounce back from this phase. 

Moreover, when asked about Hurts in this matchup, HC appreciated him by saying, “He fought through.” Hurts was suffering from a cold, and Sirianni hailed him for his dedication to play for his team. Furthermore, Hurts flew separately to not get his other teammates sick. 

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However, the Eagles are desperately on the quest for a victory. It’s their third consecutive defeat in this season. But it’s their 9th consecutive defeat against the Seattle Seahawks and it’s even more harrowing for the Eagles’ enthusiasts.

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The Eagles were leading the NFC East division and now they are in the second position below the Dallas Cowboys. In the recent game against the Seahawks, the Eagles battled with their defense. In the final seconds of the game, the Seahawks quarterback Drew Lock connected with Jaxon Smith-Njigba for a 29-yard touchdown pass, and safeguarded their victory with a scoreline of 20-17. 

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Despite the illness, the Eagles’ quarterback Jalen Hurts scored two rushing touchdowns. Moreover, he threw an interception in the fourth quarter, but the Seahawks couldn’t capitalize on that. The game delivered the thrill and excitement until the last second. However, the Eagles couldn’t hold their lead and couldn’t fulfill their dream of clinching a victory against the Seahawks since 2008. However, with the playoffs approaching, the teams are looking forward to putting their best game forward. Subsequently, such thrilling matchups are inevitable. Meanwhile, let us know your thoughts on the Eagles moving forward in this season.

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