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Jalen Hurts isn’t in the lineup tonight for some reason. The Eagles have announced that their quarterback will not play against the Patriots.

On Thursday night, Jalen Hurts was set to make his second preseason start for the Eagles.
Instead, Philadelphia’s first-team offense was led by experienced backup Joe Flacco.
Fans of the Eagles were left with a lot of doubts as a result of this.
Does the Eagles’ coaching staff want to see Flacco work with the team following his strong preseason performance?
Is Hurts suffering from an injury?
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Is it a Patriots game?
Hurts would miss the game due to illness, according to the Eagles, who swiftly announced it on Twitter.
Due to an sickness, quarterback Jalen Hurts will not be playing tonight.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) August 19, 2021 Michael Garafolo of NFL Media confirmed minutes later that the illness was not caused by COVID-19.
Hurts is unlikely to be released for a long time as a result of this.
Without Hurts, the Eagles’ first drive was a disaster.
On the third play from scrimmage, backup center Nate Herbig fired a snap over Flacco’s head.
Flacco recovered the loose ball, but was subsequently strip-sacked by Matt Judon.
Jalen Mills, a Patriots safety, recovered Flacco’s fumble, giving New England possession at the Philadelphia 9 yard line.
Damien Harris completed the short drive with a 5-yard touchdown run two plays later.

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Reddit: Watch NFL preseason games live: New England vs. Philly

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles will play the New England Patriots in a preseason game.
Following the completion of the first week of NFL preseason games, the Philadelphia Eagles will “welcome” the New England Patriots to the City of Brotherly Love on Thursday night to begin Week 2.
In this game, Philly hopes that second-year starting quarterback Jalen Hurts can rekindle his friendship with first-round rookie Jalen Hurts, a former Alabama Crimson Tide colleague.
With Mac Jones taking snaps under center for the Patriots, New England is looking forward to seeing what their former Crimson Tide standout can accomplish for them.
This week’s game will be the first of the preseason.
Here’s everything you need to know about seeing the Eagles play the Patriots in preseason.
How to watch the New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles preseason game Date: Thursday, August
Time: 7:30 p.m. 19
NFL Network, NBC (Eagles), CBS (Patriots) TV Info: NFL Network, NBC (Eagles), CBS (Patriots) Live Stream: NFL Game Pass, fuboTV, Reddit Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. ET from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Thursday, August 1st, at 10:00 a.m. ET
This preseason game will be broadcast nationally on the NFL Network.
The Eagles game will be carried on the local NBC station in Philadelphia, while the Patriots game will be broadcast on the local CBS network in New England.
NFL Game Pass, fuboTV, and Reddit will all have streams available.
Let’s hope these bitter inter-conference rivals play a clean football game on Thursday.