3 Reasons Jalen Hurts will remain the Eagles starter in 2022

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If you look past Week 12, there’s a lot to like about what the Eagles are doing.

So far, Jalen Hurts‘ career with the Philadelphia Eagles has been a puzzling one. In handling the Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos, even though neither of those teams would be considered as elite, Hurts showed that he could be the quarterback of the future, even if it’s a short-term future that we’re discussing.

Hurts hasn’t been immune to poor performances this season though. Just look at what he did versus the Dallas Cowboys and, more recently, the lowly New York Giants if you need an example. It seems as if Hurts has an on-off switch, and that off button is being pressed more often than the Eagles would like to see.

However, even after poor performances, there are still aspects of Hurts’ game that many would consider as evidence that he is indeed starting-QB material. He’s flashed potential at times. He’s one of the more underrated QBs of his draft class, but he’s also one of the better options that the Philadelphia Eagles’ organization has for next season. Here are three arguments to support that theory.