Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts didn’t throw a soccer through the early portion of observe on Thursday.
Hurts participated in a few drills, though he by no means truly launched the soccer, whereas backups Gardner Minshew and Ian Ebook threw. Hurts concluded the common season with 3,701 passing yards, 22 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions with a .665 completion share. He additionally rushed for 760 yards and a franchise-record 13 touchdowns on the bottom.
Hurts, 24, remains to be nursing an harm to his throwing shoulder. After the staff’s victory over the Giants within the regular-season finale on Sunday, coach Nick Sirianni stated that Hurts was “hurting like hell.” The Eagles clearly game-planned round Hurts’ harm. The third-year quarterback hardly ever rushed; within the few cases when he did, Hurts made a aware effort to slip earlier than contact.
“He got here out sore, as anticipated,” Sirianni stated. “He got here out of that recreation sore as a result of it’s nonetheless therapeutic, proper? We didn’t really feel like we have been placing him at any extra danger of getting extra injured, however we knew it was going to harm him like hell, he knew it was going to harm him like hell.
“That’s the sort of participant he’s, that’s the sort of teammate he’s. He fought via it as a result of it was essential for him to be on the market, he knew how essential it was for him and his teammates to be on the market.”
After their playoff bye week, the top-seeded Eagles will host the Buccaneers, Cowboys, Giants, or Seahawks in a divisional spherical recreation on Jan. 21 or 22 at Lincoln Monetary Subject.
Hurts is scheduled to talk reporters on Thursday afternoon on the conclusion of observe. He suffered a sprained joint in his shoulder on Dec. 18 at Chicago, and he missed the next two video games earlier than returning in Week 18.
It is a growing story. Test again for updates.