Home » NFL News » Jaguars’ Doug Pederson gets incredible welcome back to Philadelphia, strong sentiment from Jalen Hurts

Jaguars’ Doug Pederson gets incredible welcome back to Philadelphia, strong sentiment from Jalen Hurts

PHILADELPHIA — Doug Pederson did his best to downplay his homecoming to Philadelphia all week. But not even Pederson could ignore all he did for the Philadelphia Eagles franchise and all the people who played a role in him being responsible for the Eagles snapping a 57-year championship drought and capturing their first Super Bowl title. 

In the aftermath of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 29-21 loss to the Eagles, Pederson still tried to deemphasize his return to the stadium where there’s a statue that sits in the Pepsi Gate in the north end zone for the fans to see. When a coach does enough for a city, it’s hard to completely turn the page.

“At the end of the day, I have a job to do and get the Jags ready to play, but it was good to see a lot of people,” Pederson said after the game. “When you spend as much time here as we did, do the things we did, it was good to see a lot of people.”

From the players to the media, Pederson was beloved in a city starving for a Super Bowl championship. He certainly earned the respect of the players who suited up in midnight green for all five years when he was the head coach. Fletcher Cox and Brandon Graham chatted with their former coach for several minutes before the game, giving him the same love he showed them during his time in Philadelphia. 

Jason Kelce was able to get Pederson’s Jaguars coat as a gift, something he proudly showed off in the Eagles locker room. The biggest compliment of all came from Jalen Hurts, who only played for Pederson for one season — albeit a special one. 

If it wasn’t for Pederson and his knowledge of quarterbacks, Hurts isn’t in a Philadelphia Eagles uniform. As the two hugged at midfield, Hurts had some powerful words for his first head coach in the NFL. 

“I told Doug, ‘I really appreciate you and have a lot of respect for you.’ And I told him, ‘I thank you because you’re the reason I’m here,'” an emotional Hurts…


Source link : https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/jaguars-doug-pederson-gets-incredible-welcome-back-to-philadelphia-strong-sentiment-from-jalen-hurts/

Author : Jeff Kerr

Publish date : 2022-10-03 00:25:48

Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Jaguars’ Doug Pederson gets incredible welcome back to Philadelphia, strong sentiment from Jalen Hurts https://notre-dame-de-paris.org   https://www.euronews.xyz   https://chaussures-banyuls.com   https://salt-t.net   https://www.sports365.info/  
--
Step up to skin cycling, a ‘deliberate and strategic’ approach to skincare *  TecTake Brise Vue pour Balcon | Résistante aux intempéries et Hydrofuge- diverses Couleurs et diverses Tailles au Choix… *  Femme Caraco Top en Velvet avec Épissée Dentelle et Fine Bretelle *  * El Nuevo Francés sin esfuerzo (1 livre + coffret de 3 cassettes) (en espagnol) *  Mon premier ABCdaire *  20 assiettes Goldon 11070 Métallophone son chromatique Blanc/Noir *  Les champignons : comment les protéger de la crise climatique – Arte.tv *  Melvita Bouquet Floral Gelée Démaquillante Adoucissante 200 ml *  * Valses-Caprices — Piano *  Yo, 10, rue de Port-Mahon 75002 Paris *  https://www.asinah.org   https://www.le-paradis-des-bebes.com   https://www.politique-en-france.com   https://www.2art.org   https://nba-news.net   https://pushkarvisit.com   https://food-diary.net   https://www.enigmesghisdiem.fr   Jaguars’ Doug Pederson gets incredible welcome back to Philadelphia, strong sentiment from Jalen Hurts *Jaguars’ Doug Pederson gets incredible welcome back to Philadelphia, strong sentiment from Jalen Hurts