3 Reasons these Philadelphia Eagles can’t keep coddling Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
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Jason Kelce #62, Jalen Hurts #2, Philadelphia Eagles
Jason Kelce #62, Jalen Hurts #2, Philadelphia Eagles (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) /

1. The Philadelphia Eagles are looking for a spark in Week 14.

As sick as some of you are of hearing this, the Eagles are not disqualified from postseason contention, at least not yet. Four games remain. It feels as though those divisional games are winnable, but there are no guarantees.

Right now, one would have to ask himself or herself if they truly believe that this Eagles team is better than the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Football Team. They clearly aren’t better than the New York Giants.

Needing a spark, the Birds benched Carson Wentz in the second half of Week 13’s game versus the Green Bay Packers in favor of Jalen Hurts. The rookie will start in Week 14 versus the New Orleans Saints.

The team is saying all of the right things, how they love both guys and will play for either one, but even a blind man can see that they played harder for Hurts when he stepped onto the field. Eagles legend Jason Kelce added his own spin of what’s going on in a Week 14 presser in the days leading up to the New Orleans game.

Let’s preface everything by saying this. Everyone knows that every issue on this Eagles team isn’t the fault of Carson Wentz. That is a fact. Here’s a question though. How many times do we need to hear that? At what point do we begin carrying the ‘let’s rally around Jalen Hurts’ flag?