Jalen Hurts said after the Philadelphia Eagles’ victory over the Dallas Cowboys that the bye week “couldn’t have come at a better time.” Turns out the bye week was just what Hurts needed after all.
Hurts admitted Thursday that he ditched the sleeve on his knee in preparation for Monday’s showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs, as the Eagles quarterback needed the extra week of rest and recovery to get the bone bruise on his knee right.
“Again, the bye couldn’t have come at a better time,” Hurts said. “I feel like personally it was a good week. I definitely got some time out of it.”
While limited running the football, Hurts was arguably the game’s best pocket quarterback during the injury. In the three games since the Eagles lost to the New York Jets in Week 6, Hurts is 69 of 92 (75%) for 805 yards with eight touchdowns to one…
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Author : Jeff Kerr
Publish date : 2023-11-17 16:01:59
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