The decision of Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie to sack coach Doug Pederson may have come from different opinions as to who should be the team’s future starting defender.
Pederson thinks Jalen Hurts gave the Eagles the best chance to win and Lurie wants to salvage Carson Wentz, according to Troy Aikman, who said on Michael Irvin’s podcast he spoke to Pederson after Pederson was fired.
“Jeffrey Luri paid a lot for Carson Wentz and they got stuck with him and couldn’t get out of the contract right away,” said Aikman. Philadelphia Inquiries“I believe Doug Pederson feels that Jalen Hurts should be. [should be] The quarterback stepped forward. But how is that net made? [with Wentz’s contract situation]Really? I believe it all comes from the way they will deal with Carson Wentz. ”
Aikman said Pederson’s shooting was “complicated”, not just a defender. But Wentz’s recession and the emergence of Hurts were a key issue for the Eagles to continue, and if Lurie and Pederson weren’t on the same page, one of them had to go. And it will not own