Carson Wentz has expressed his displeasure of being in Philadelphia, and the Eagles are expected to deal him away.
On Saturday, news came from ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen on the Eagles looking to trade Wentz in the coming days.
According to Schefter, the deal could happen as early as this upcoming week.
Eagles are expected to trade Carson Wentz in the coming days in what would be the latest blockbuster QB deal to rock the NFL, sources tell @mortreport and me. The most pertinent questions now become where, when and for what. But it could happen as early as this week.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 6, 2021
After hearing the news, Alabama football fans are wondering does this make Jalen Hurts the quarterback of the future in Philadelphia?
It sounds like it, especially with how he gave the Eagles life on offense last season. Hurts played in 14 games in 2020 and earned his first start versus the New Orleans Saints. He guided Philadelphia to a 24-21 win as he totaled 273 yards offensively with one touchdown.
Hurts recorded a pair of 300-yard passing performances, including an outing of 338 yards and three scores against the Arizona Cardinals.
Despite a loss, Hurts gave Eagle fans something to be excited for versus Kyler Murray. He ended his rookie campaign with 1,061 passing yards, six touchdowns, and four interceptions.
Hurts was a two-time Southeastern Conference champion (2016, 2018) and a College Football Playoff National Champion in 2017 at the University of Alabama. He led the Oklahoma Sooners to a Big 12 Championship and a CFP berth in 2019; the year where he was also a Heisman Trophy finalist. Philadelphia needs someone tough and battle-tested at the quarterback position.
Hurts has both traits, and it’s time for the Eagles to look at him as its future.
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