PHILADELPHIA – Eagles coach Doug Pederson said he was „training to win” Sunday night in the regular season final against the Washington soccer team, despite being drawn to mid-back. Galen Horts In a three-point game early in the fourth quarter in favor Nate Sudfield.
Pederson added that it was his decision alone and not affected by the front office, which saw the Eagles’ position improve with a 20-14 loss, which gave Washington the NFC East title. A Philadelphia win would have given the New York Giants a 6–10 division by breaking a tie.
Pederson said the plan that would start in Sunday night’s match was for Sudfield to have some time to play.
„Nate has been here for four years and I felt he deserved a chance to take some pictures,” Pederson said.
Pederson backed off the idea that he was trying to lose the game by noticing that veterans like Brandon GrahamAnd the Zak Arts And the Darius was slaughtered play. However, the recipient Shawn Geoffrey And quarterback Carson Wentz Both were healthy scratches, and the switch from Hurts to Sudfeld was not related to performance, according to Pederson.
Hurts finished a 7 of 20 pass for 72 yards with interceptions and two accelerated landings. It was withdrawn early in the fourth with Washington increasing 17-14.
„As a competitor, I play to win,” said Hortes, when asked if he was disappointed about leaving the game. „You just have to trust Coach with that.”
The Eagles finished the season 4–11-1 and secured their sixth pick in April NFL Project. A win would have put them ninth in the overall standings.
Hortus, who replaced Wentz last month as a rookie for the Eagles, ended the passer-by rating 25.4 – the lowest by the Philadelphia midfielder since the start. Nick Falls Scored 9.3 regular season finalists in 2017. Foles finished the season as Super Bowl MVP.
Hurts also said he knew Pederson planned to give Sudfield some shots.
„I know the coach has a plan to do it the way he did and he has committed to his plan,” Hortes said.
The Eagles missed the qualifiers for the first time since Pederson’s first season in 2016. They face many important decisions in the off-season, starting with the mediators’ dilemma.
Wentz plans to ask for a deal because his relationship with Pederson is irreparably fractured, sources in the ESPN league said. If the Eagles move out of Wentz, they must make that decision by the second day of the league year 2021 – sometime in mid-March – because on the third day of the league year, his base salary of $ 22 million for 2022 becomes fully guaranteed and his bonus is paid for 2021. Amounting to 10 million dollars.
Last year, Hurts started their last four matches of the season. Philadelphia went 1-3 in those games.
„I was given the opportunity to lead the team,” said Hortes. „I had every intention of hitting the postseason … This will sit on my chest all off season.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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