Eagles’ Nick Sirianni will not decide to quarterback plans, praises each Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts


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The Philadelphia Eagles have a quarterback conundrum of their midst, with Carson Wentz going through an unsure future with the franchise and Jalen Hurts not sure if he’ll be the workforce’s starter subsequent season. That is the duty new coach Nick Sirianni should determine over the subsequent a number of months, though he will not publicly admit his plans for the Eagles quarterback place in 2021.

“We now have two quarterbacks in Carson Wentz and Jalen Hurts which are high notch — which are top-notch quarterbacks,” Sirianni mentioned to reporters Friday. “And quite a lot of groups haven’t any. So simply actually excited to work with each of them.

“So far as the starter (at quarterback), I have not actually considered that but. That hasn’t even crossed my thoughts. Simply attempting to guage the gamers on our workforce and get the workers collectively.”

Sirianni mentioned he did communicate with Wentz, but additionally mentioned he could not reply if Wentz will really be again with the Eagles. The Eagles coach is intrigued with the thought of getting two quarterbacks in the intervening time, even when that might not be the case come the time coaching camp begins. 

“That is unbelievable to have two quarterbacks who’ve performed and which have performed properly,” Sirianni mentioned to Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro on Thursday. “Man, what a formidable participant (Wentz is). He is bought a lot expertise, and from what I’ve heard from everyone, nice individual. Good expertise, good individual, it takes your sport to essentially excessive ranges. So excited. 

“Jalen bought his snaps final yr and was capable of play final yr and he performed good soccer in significant video games. Not lots of people have that luxurious of getting two quarterbacks which have expertise, so tremendous excited to have the ability to work with them as a result of, clearly, everyone knows how essential that place is to a soccer workforce.”


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