PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts was inactive for Philadelphia in the regular-season finale against the Dallas Cowboys, and the Eagles will start Gardner Minshew on Saturday night.
The Eagles are locked into the sixth or seventh seed in the NFC, making the game essentially meaningless.
Jalen Hurts or Gardner Minshew? At least Washington has narrowed Philadelphia’s starting quarterback to two players. The Eagles won’t know who they’re facing at several positions, including QB.
By the end of the week, Washington's COVID-19 outbreak grew to 23 players and led to the game being pushed back to Tuesday night.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Gardner Minshew stepped into the huddle for Philadelphia, kept things light — as he always does — and led the clock-eating Eagles on seven straight scoring drives.
It took seven games for Nick Sirianni to have to publicly support Jalen Hurts.
The Philadelphia Eagles are off to their worst start since 1999 at 2-5 and there’s plenty of blame to spread around.
INDIANAPOLIS AT SAN FRANCISCO
Colts: WR T.Y. Hilton (quadriceps); T Braden Smith (foot, thumb); DE Kemoko Turay (groin); RB Jordan Wilkins (non-football illness); CB Rock Ya-Sin (ankle); QB Sam Ehlinger; OL Will Fries.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tampa Bay tight end Rob Gronkowski (ribs) and Philadelphia right tackle Lane Johnson (personal) will both miss their third straight game Thursday night.
Also, linebacker Lavonte David (ankle) and safety Antoine Winfield (concussion) are out for the Buccaneers.
Since the moment Carson Wentz was traded to Indianapolis, there’s been speculation the Eagles would trade for Deshaun Watson or another high-profile quarterback. While they signed former Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco in March and traded for Gardner Minshew last week, the starting job belongs to Jalen Hurts.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4-11-1)
New faces: Coach Nick Sirianni, WR DeVonta Smith, QBs Joe Flacco and Gardner Minshew, DE Ryan Kerrigan, RB Kenny Gainwell, LB Eric Wilson, CB Steven Nelson, S Anthony Harris, P Arryn Siposs.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-15)
New faces: Coach Urban Meyer, QB Trevor Lawrence, QB C.J. Beathard, WR Marvin Jones, WR Tavon Austin, RB Carlos Hyde, OT Walker Little, TE Chris Manhertz, TE Luke Farrell, WR/KR Jamal Agnew, DT Malcom Brown, DL Roy Robertson-Harris, DE Jihad Ward, LB Damien Wilson, CB Shaquill Griffin, CB Tyson Campbell, S Rayshawn Jenkins, S Rudy Ford, S Andre Cisco.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Trevor Lawrence took the reps coach Urban Meyer said he needed, and now has a taste of success going into the regular season.
Jacksonville's rookie No. 1 overall pick completed 11 of 12 passes for 139 yards and two scores in three possessions against Dallas backups, and the Jaguars beat the Cowboys 34-14 in a preseason finale Sunday.
Minshew Mania is on the move.
The Jacksonville Jaguars traded popular backup quarterback Gardner Minshew to Philadelphia on Saturday for a conditional draft pick in 2022. The Jaguars received a sixth-round pick that would become a fifth-rounder if Minshew plays 50% of snaps in three games.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer figured Trevor Lawrence would be his starting quarterback long before he even took the Jacksonville job.
But Meyer insisted Lawrence earn the spot, whether his goal was to send a message to his young team or set a tone for his NFL tenure.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence’s professional debut opened with a sack and a fumble, hardly ideal but not overly concerning for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft rebounded, delivering a couple of impressive throws and somewhat salvaging his first preseason game — a 23-13 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — As impressive as Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence was during his first week of training camp, his performance came with an asterisk.
“Everybody’s got to remember the defense is not allowed to make a play on the ball right now,” coach Urban Meyer said Saturday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence was held out of parts of practice Tuesday because of tightness in his left hamstring.
The No. 1 overall draft pick returned after getting some treatment on the field and threw two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow caught touchdown passes from Trevor Lawrence and Gardner Minshew on Thursday, showing signs that reviving his NFL career as a tight end is far from a publicity stunt or personal favor.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum.
Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jaguars handled the Tennessee Titans 20-7 in sloppy conditions Thursday night...
Three-hundred sixty-seven days ago, long before his Twitter account, right arm or brown mustache would draw thousands and thousands of followers, Gardner Minshew drafted a tweet on the eve of the 2018 NFL draft.
MOBILE, Ala. — While our Senior Bowl week kicked off with a look at how two quarterbacks — Washington State's Gardner Minshew and West Virginia's Will Grier — had specific things in mind when it came to how their traits would put them above some of their 2019 draft peers, two other quarterbacks down here in Mobile took a different approach: a quieter, yet calm confidence in their games as a whole.
PULLMAN – Most Washington State fans sunk their heads into their hands when the College Football Playoff committee released its most recent rankings on Tuesday. Heading into conference championship weekend, the 10-2 Cougars sit right on the bubble of a New Year’s Six bowl berth – and behind four teams who’ve lost one more game than them.
Quirky special teams touchdown, goal line forced fumble go Washington State’s way as rout of Arizona starts early
PULLMAN – Although Arizona showed plenty of problems stopping Washington State in the first half, the blowout-in-the making on Saturday included two bizarre plays that made Cougar fans scream.
Just four seconds after Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew hit Calvin Jackson Jr.
What is it? No. 10 Washington State (8-1, 8-1) tries to extend its five-game Pac-12 winning streak when it goes on the road to face Colorado (5-4, 2-4).
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — One of the biggest days in program history for Washington State started with a celebration outside the gates of Martin Stadium and ended with fans partying on the field...
PULLMAN – Some 32 yards don’t sound like a lot, but Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew’s scrambles Saturday night against San Jose State actually scored quite high compared to predecessor Luke Falk.
Good things usually happened when Gardner Minshew threw it up to the sophomore wide receiver Saturday night. Martin brought down his first two touchdown receptions of the season in the first half against the Spartans, reeling in a 15-yarder just 2:05 into the opening quarter and a 28-yarder – on fourth down – later on in the period.
Observations and notes from day 12 of Washington State camp: Defense takes command late to emerge victorious in 11-on-11 period
The Washington State football team held its 12th fall practice under sunny and hazy skies Thursday at Rogers Field/Martin Staidum. Here are the daily notes and observations.