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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?
MORE: Is DeVonta Smith in the Eagles’ versus. Patriots game?
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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Colin Kaepernick is rated higher than these three NFL quarterbacks in Madden 22.

Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played in the NFL since the 49ers’ 25-23 season-ending loss to the Seahawks on January 1, 2017.
That hasn’t prevented the Madden video game company from putting the 33-year-old in its game, with the 33-year-old having a higher rating than Justin Herbert, the 2020 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, Kirk Cousins, and Trevor Lawrence in the 22 version.
Why is Kaepernick still a playable character in the game?
EA Sports believes it is a viable business model.
“Understanding that our EA Sports experiences are platforms for players to create,” the video game company said in a statement in September 2020. “We want to make Madden NFL a location that reflects Colin’s position and talent, ranks him as a starting QB, and empowers our fans to express their hopes for the future of football.”
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The major news this year is that Kaepernick is rated higher than only three quarterbacks this year, compared to 14 quarterbacks in 2020.
“Nice,” Herbert said when told his rating was an 80 during training camp.
I grew up with Madden NFL.
Cousins’ NFL QBR rating was 105, which put him ahead of Tom Brady, Lamar Jackson, Justin Herbert, Baker Mayfield, Matthew Stafford, Kyler Murray, and Ben Roethlisberger.
With these ratings, Madden 21 took its woke to a whole new level: Then Madden 21 turned Kaepernick’s characteristic touchdown celebration into a raised ‘Black Power fist:

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The ‘Most throwing yards as a rookie in the NFL’ quiz

It hasn’t always been easy for Chicago Bears supporters to get enthused about their team’s quarterback, but with the No. 1 overall pick, things are looking up.
With Justin Fields, the No. 10 overall choice, in the mix, the Chicago Bears have cause to be optimistic.
Yet, despite Fields’ impressive preseason performance, fans should temper their expectations in light of Andy Dalton’s recent statements.
“Justin’s going to have his time, and Justin’s going to have a wonderful career,” he says, “but right now it’s my time, and my focus is on being the best player I can be for this team and doing everything I can to help this team win.”
Dalton threw for 3,398 yards as a rookie, which ranks him 13th all-time among rookie quarterbacks.
So, in five minutes, how many of the NFL quarterbacks with the most passing yards in their debut season can you name?
Best of luck!

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From Carson Wentz to Tua Tagovailoa, here are the 10 NFL quarterbacks with the most to prove in 2021.

As the adage goes, diamonds are formed when pressure is applied.
It also causes pipe bursts.
In some way, every starting quarterback in the NFL is under pressure.
After all, it comes with the territory.
With only 32 jobs available across the league, every passer feels a certain amount of pressure every time they put on their uniform.
However, and this is a huge but, not all situations are made equal, and certain passers will have more to prove in the 2021 season than others.
Some guys may have had a bad year in 2020.
Perhaps they’re auditioning for their next QB position or contract.
Maybe all they have to do now is reproduce their accomplishment to prove their legitimacy.
These players have the most to prove for themselves, their clubs, and their NFL future ahead of the 2021 season: MORE NFL RANKINGS: QBs | RBs | WRs | GMs | Head coaches