“He Deserves Every Penny”: Browns QB Congratulates Dear Friend Jalen Hurts on His $255,000,000 Bonanza

Published 04/19/2023, 11:03 AM EDT

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Jalen Hurts’ historic five-year contract extension with Philadelphia Eagles caused a massive stir in the NFL world. Hurts has finally found the success he always deserved as he approaches the last year of his rookie deal. The story of establishing himself as one of the league’s most remarkable quarterbacks began after he was picked in the second round of the 2020 draft. After the significant achievement to his name, other athletes also congratulated the QB. The recent one is the Browns QB.

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Appreciating his potential, one of the Browns‘ notable quarterback, Deshaun Watson send his congratulation to the rising star. Watson expressed his admiration to his dear friend for his $255 bonanza.

Watson congratulates Jalen Hurts on record-breaking contract

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As someone, who knows Hurts personally, Watson spoke highly of him and expressed his belief that he deserves every bit of the lucrative deal.

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According to James Palmer, Watson expressed his admiration for his friend’s massive payday and even offered to let him pick up the tab for their next dinner in Philadelphia. Palmer tweeted, The two train together and are friends. Watson said he paid for dinner last year when the #Eagles were in Cleveland. “He deserves every penny.”

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Hurts’ rise to greatness and support from fellow quarterbacks showcase just how interconnected the NFL truly is. As players celebrate each other’s achievements, fans get captivated by both drama and camaraderie of this exciting league.

Eagles were desperate to gift a $255 million bonanza

The Philadelphia Eagles wasted no time in signing their star quarterback. With his magnificent performance last season, the quarterback established himself as one of the league’s top quarterbacks and earned serious consideration as an MVP candidate.

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Hurts has shown remarkable growth in each of his two seasons as a starting quarterback. He not only has exceptional passing skills, but he also has a dynamic rushing ability. Hurts amassed 760 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns, making people chant “MVP” in the stands.

Timing-wise, the Eagles’ move could potentially save them money considering other young quarterbacks like Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert are expected to receive extensions this offseason while Lamar Jackson‘s contract situation remains uncertain.

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As the beating heart of the team, Hurts has earned tremendous respect from his teammates who openly joked about him getting a big-money contract extension as soon as possible throughout last season. The Eagles recognized how important it was to secure their young quarterback’s future and thus made this deal happen.

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Satya Prakash Rajkiran

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Satya Prakash Rajkiran is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. Rising from a kind beginning and with his graduation in English Literature, Rajkiran is a writing enthusiast. With his kind interest in Football, Rajkiran is inspired by the play style of the Detroit Lions.
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