Jalen Hurts has a duel on his hands in Week 5 of the Eagles 2021 season.
One week at a time. That’s been the mantra of the Philadelphia Eagles through the first month of the season (whether that’s been the plan or not). It’s sort of like that next-man-up thing. Some things are just ingrained into Philly’s culture. Take Jalen Hurts for instance.
One week at a time has never been about attempting to move on from wins and keeping the momentum going. It’s always been about taking lumps, moving on, and trying not to let crushing defeats annihilate what’s left of the self-esteem.
The next step in QB1’s journey leads him to Charlotte, North Carolina for the first time. The Eagles face a division-leading Carolina Panthers in a game they’ll, no doubt, be the underdogs in.
A duel between two quarterbacks with much to prove, Jalen Hurts and Sam Darnold, is the headline story here. Let’s dive into the tale of the tape and what can be expected from both guys in this one.