It really does seem like the Carson Wentz era is over in Philadelphia.
On Sunday the Eagles decided to bench Wentz in favor Jalen Hurts and the rookie QB led the team to a win against the New Orleans Saints.
Jalen Hurts leads the Eagles in an upset win over the Saints, 24-21 🔥
273 total yards
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 14, 2020
After the game Eagles head coach Doug Pederson didn’t commit to naming Hurts the starter for next week’s game but did say he got the “spark” he was looking for after he made the change at QB.
“We went into this week — a lot of stuff’s been piled on this football team this season . . . sometimes you look for an opportunity to jumpstart things, kind of reset. . . . It gave us a spark as a team that I was looking for,
During the team’s game against the Saints, Eagles fans noticed Pederson appearing to give Wentz the side-eye while on the sidelines.
Eagles fans had some hilarious reactions to the Pederson-Wentz viral photo.
— Jeff Gimpel (@Jeff_Gimpel) December 14, 2020
Lmao coach looking at his ass like yea buddy you finna ride that bench 😂😂😂 https://t.co/nFmIvlayq5
— kevin rogers (@kevo_tha_kid) December 14, 2020
Time to pack up that locker 😂😂 https://t.co/UBO19itTkx
— BJ Preston #BJTheBigGirlSlaya (@SlimPapi__) December 14, 2020
Doug looking like “Your times up buddy” https://t.co/AjjsVTzDrC
— TOOKAH 🤒 (@ThatDudeeCam) December 14, 2020
“Pack your things buddy!” https://t.co/XDJzghwblQ
— Wizard Kelly (@ManiTaughtYou_) December 14, 2020
— Mehmet Okurrrt (@Natural_OneDurr) December 14, 2020
Wentz will be wearing a Broncos jersey next season https://t.co/tVwOcF2fLS
— galvin kamara⚜️ (@youngyeshua) December 13, 2020