WATCH: Jalen Hurts Almost Gets Crushed by Fans After Railing Collapses at Eagles Stadium

Published 01/03/2022, 12:10 PM EST


The Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Jalen Hurts was lucky enough to dodge a possible injury. After conquering the Washington Football Team by 16-20 on Week 17, the quarterback headed back to the tunnel when a bunch of Eagles fans dropped right on his lap after the railing collapsed.

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It could have proven to be a setback for the quarterback. But fortunately Hurts avoided the hit and was able to distance himself from the fall. He saw the fans tumble down over one another, following which Hurts tried to help them get up. However, the very first thing that the fans did was take a picture with their beloved quarterback despite the fall.

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Jalen Hurts dodged a possible injury

Later during the post-game press conference, Hurts rolled back on the incident and said“I’m just happy everyone’s safe… crazy stuff, that’s a real dangerous situation… passionate Eagles fans, I love it!” Jalen has been a sweetheart for the people in Philadelphia, and this incident has proved so.

Moreover, the quarterback has also made the fans proud after he helped the Eagles clinch a playoff berth with a win Sunday afternoon. Hurts finished the game with 17 passes of 26 attempts covering 214 yards.

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The Eagles have been very fortunate to have a quarterback like Jalen. He has taken the franchise to a 9-7 record this season and also a berth at the playoffs. However, the defense also deserves credit as they were able to contain WFT to just 16 points which they scored in the first half only.

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While the offense took that opportunity to come back in the game after a slow start in the first half, The Eagles successfully scored 13 points in the second half, outscoring the guests and sealing the win with it. Now, the Eagles will be on the road to face the Dallas Cowboys next week.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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