Eagles positional grades ahead of their Week 4 home matchup versus the Commanders

Looking ahead toward the resilient Commanders, the Philadelphia Eagles must keep the train rolling to stay undefeated. Here's how every position group has done thus far!
Jalen Hurts, Philadelphia Eagles
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Rumors of friction on the offensive side of the ball have been exaggerated.

There's no nice way to state this. Jalen Hurts has to stop turning the ball over. His protection of the rock was one of the reasons he was so successful in 2022. Once the season had wrapped, he had thrown for 22 touchdowns versus only six interceptions. He also tacked on 13 rushing touchdowns.

This year, Jalen Hurts has thrown three interceptions in three games. Two of them came last week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He still helps his unit earn a passing grade though.

1. Quarterbacks, B

Jalen Hurts
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Jalen Hurts has had a rough start to the season by those newly set Jalen Hurts standards. The passing game has been lackluster more often than not for the Eagles.

Hurts was held to under 200 yards in Week 1 and Week 2. He did have a bounce-back game in Week 3 against the Buccaneers on Monday Night. but we can assure you of this. Things go south in a hurry if he misses time and the Eagles are forced to rely on Marcus Mariota.

2. Wide receivers, A-

A.j. Brown
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Star receiver A.J. Brown had a slow start to the season. He opened the year with a solid performance versus the New England Patriots. He wasn't a statistical factor in Week 2, but his presence provides opportuinities for others. Just ask DeVonta Smith and Olamide Zaccheaus.

Brown had a nice showing in the win over the Buccaneers on Monday Night Football. He recorded 131 receiving yards on nine receptions.