Eagles QB Jalen Hurts Reveals True Feelings on Tom Brady

Tom Brady, Jalen Hurts


Tom Brady and Jalen Hurts chat following Tampa Bay’s 31-15 wild-card playoff win over Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Eagles starter Jalen Hurts had a front-row seat to witness Tom Brady’s greatness last season. He was stuck watching the GOAT beat his team from the opposing sideline in the playoffs.

Prior to that game, Hurts wasn’t in the mood to discuss the seven-time Super Bowl champion. When asked for his first memory of Brady, Hurts replied: “I don’t remember.” That was it. No follow-up. No emotion.

Hurts was probably too focused on the task at hand back in January. Fast forward seven months and the Eagles quarterback was ready to reveal his true feelings on Brady. He watches his tape, with great admiration and respect. There was even an offseason rumor about Hurts and Brady working out together in California.

“I watch Tom Brady,” Hurts told NFL Network. “How consistent he is, how he operates, how he sees the game. He’s who he is for a reason, you know what I’m saying?”

Yes, everyone knows what you’re saying. Hurts also admitted that he watches a lot of tape on Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers due to their strong ties to Nick Sirianni. Those two quarterbacks played for the Indianapolis Colts when Sirianni was the offensive coordinator there. Hurts is running the same offensive system that they ran.

“I watch all the greats,” Hurts said. “I recognize game. I recognize talent.”

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