Jalen Hurts blames Eagles’ third straight loss on lack of ‘commitment’: ‘It starts with me’

Make it three straight for the Eagles.

Philadelphia lost once again Monday night, this time on the road at the Seahawks thanks to a last-minute, 92-yard touchdown drive from Drew Lock.

Jalen Hurts capped it off with his second interception of the game, but of course, it was his “Flu Game“; was an MVP-worthy showing really what was expected?

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Jalen Hurts’ comments after Eagles loss

It’s quite a way to continue the late-season slump, which began with loses to the 49ers and Cowboys. According to the QB, it stems from a lack of commitment within the team.

“I’ve been talking about execution all year. Being on the same page, everyone being on the same page. We didn’t execute. I don’t think we were committed enough, you know. Just gotta turn it around,” Hurts said after the 20-17 loss against Seattle. “Commitment … I don’t know how else to say that. It’s a matter of being on the same page. It takes everyone being all in in all aspects. It starts with me.”

It’s the first time since 1986 that a team has fallen from 10-1 to 10-4. The Eagles have clinched a spot in the postseason but fall to fifth in the NFC playoff picture.

Hurts, who’s been less-than-stellar over the past few weeks, still sees a “light at the end” of the season, which includes matchups against the Giants and Cardinals. It’s an easier schedule than the Cowboys, who Philadelphia needs to overtake to repeat as East division champions.

“Everybody has their role in it, but it starts with me,” Hurts said. “I’m too fond of you practice the same habits, you get the same result. We have to make an internal change of how we attack things, how we come to work everyday. It starts with the little things, how committed we are to doing what we’re doing. It all starts with me, the quarterback.”

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Jalen Hurts stats

The QB’s statistics from the Eagles’ latest three games are as follows.

Opponent Result Cmp % Yards TDs INTs Rushing TDs
49ers L, 42-19 57.8 298 1 0 1
Cowboys L, 33-13 66.7 197 0 0 0
Seahawks L, 20-17 54.8 143 0 2 2

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