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Eagles pull off a stunner, draft Jalen Hurts in second round


April 24, 2020

The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts in the second round of the NFL draft.

After taking TCU wide receiver Jalen Reagor with the 21st overall pick in the first round, the Eagles made a stunning move Friday to get Hurts at No. 53. Carson Wentz, who signed a $137 million contract extension last season, is Philadelphia's starter and there's no quarterback controversy.

Hurts transferred from Alabama to Oklahoma and became a Heisman Trophy finalist last year when he threw for 3,851 yards and 32 touchdowns. He'll provide insurance for Wentz, who started 16 games l...

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