Well, why not?
When we’re talking about Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts this season, anything seems possible. Hurts was named the NFC’s Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday, a week after winning the same award.
Hurts becomes the first Eagle to win back-to-back awards since Michael Vick in 2010. This is the seventh week an Eagle has won a Player of the Week this season, the most by the team since the Super Bowl year of 2004.
Hurts is a worthy recipient. He picked apart the Titans’ defense Sunday, completing 29-of-39 passes for 380 yards and three touchdowns. The week before against the Packers, Hurts ran for a career-high 157 yards.
- “Regardless of how we’re attacking a defense, we just want to execute in whatever it is we’re doing,” Hurts said after the Eagles’ 35-10 victory.
- “We want to make the right plays, make the right decisions with the football, protect the football, and put points on the board.
- “Early on in the game, we talk about the things that we can control, the self-inflicted wounds, the personal foul penalties, the holdings, the false starts.
- “Those are things that we can control and those are things that we have to clean up after reflecting on today.
- “We just want to continue to grow. It’s the same old message with me. We just want to continue to grow, to continue to rise, to continue to learn from everything we do good and bad, and grow from it.”
Hurts, who is a contender for the league’s MVP, also was named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for September.
The other Eagles’ NFC award winners this season:
- Week One: Zech McPhearson, Special Teams
- Week Two: Darius Slay, Defensive Player
- Week Three: Brandon Graham, Defensive Player
- Week Four: Haason Reddick, Defensive Player
- Week Five: Cameron Dicker, Special Teams
- Offensive Player of the Month for September: Jalen Hurts
- Week 12: Jalen Hurts, Offensive Player of the week