The Philadelphia Eagles’ second-round draft number of quarterback Jalen Hurts within the 2020 NFL Draft could have raised some eyebrows, however the crew’s common supervisor says Carson Wentz remains to be the face of the franchise.
Eagles’ GM Howie Roseman made an look on NFL Community’s “Rapsheet and Pals” podcast on Thursday, and he mentioned that the crew is “married” to Wentz.
“Coach [Doug] Pederson and I, Mr. [Jeff] Lurie and I — we’re all married to Carson,” Roseman mentioned. “We’ve proven it with our actions.”
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The feedback got here from Roseman every week after they chose Hurts with their second-rounder, and plenty of followers had been stunned that Philadelphia determined to go in that path, however Hurts is an explosive athlete who will probably be lined up all around the subject when the Eagles are on offense.
The Eagles signed Wentz to a four-year, $128 million contract final June, and he performed properly regardless of a restricted variety of receiving choices. He threw for over 4,000 yards and 27 touchdowns with simply seven interceptions whereas main the Eagles to the NFC East title.
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Philadelphia drafted former TCU broad receiver Jalen Reagor with its first-round decide and chosen two extra gamers on the place later within the draft, however with Wentz always injured, the Eagles wished to solidify their backup quarterback place simply in case.