Eagles GM Howie Roseman hopped on to speak to SiruisXM NFL Radio Thursday and gave some perception into their plan with quarterback Jalen Hurts and the way they’re hoping to have some extra video games to guage his long-term potential.
“You’re judging him off of 4 NFL begins in a troublesome state of affairs with all of the accidents that we had. We wanna see him seize the job and sort of run with it, and see what you do over a time period.”
Howie went on to say that the extra you’ll be able to see a participant play, the extra you can also make selections on that participant — which is one thing that even goes into whether or not they lengthen gamers early or wait to see their full physique of labor — and that applies with Hurts.
“We wish to be in a state of affairs the place we get as a lot data as potential, give him the very best alternative, you understand, construct that offensive line, give him the best weapons, put him in a system that actually maximizes his capability, after which go from there.”
This is a bit more committal to the second-year QB than the crew — Roseman and head coach Nick Sirianni — have been, a minimum of publicly, this offseason. There’s been a complete lot of discuss competitors being an necessary a part of the tradition they’re constructing, and that extends to the quarterback place, as nicely. However, Roseman’s tackle Friday definitely implies that they’re going to see what Hurts can do with this chance, and it’s his job to take or lose.
For his half, Hurts has already been taking part in the half, getting in exercises with many of the offensive ability gamers over the previous couple months.