Chicago Bears Quarterback justin fields is one of the potential budding star signal-callers NFLBut can a third-year player really be on a similar career path? philadelphia eagles superstar qb jalen hurts,

An NFL executive recently told fanbuzz“There’s no reason [Fields] Can’t be a poor man’s Jalen Hurts.” Such comparisons stem from both players displaying an ability to hit deep balls while simultaneously being one of the game’s best rushing quarterbacks.

Hurts, who helped the Eagles reach the Super Bowl last season, averaged 772 rushing yards and 11.5 rushing touchdowns in his first two full seasons as the team’s starter (2021-22). Meanwhile, Fields rushed for 1,143 yards and eight touchdowns on an NFL-best 7.1 yards per carry last season.

still, LeSean McCoy Friday’s edition opined that Fields was not in Hearts’ weight class.Speak,

McCoy said, “They’re not in the same ballpark.” “Jalen Hurts has the ability to lead his team to the Super Bowl. He almost won the MVP. Justin Fields has never thrown for 300 yards in a game. … Don’t compare him.”

Hurts totaled 3,701 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, six interceptions and a 101.5 passer rating while completing 66.5% of his passes last season. He did not throw an interception in the postseason after that. despite losing in the end Kansas City Chiefs In the Super Bowl, Hurts finished the title game with 304 passing yards and four combined touchdowns (three rushing and one passing). He also earned a $255 million extension from the Eagles this offseason, which would keep him with the team through 2028.

As far as Fields’ production in the air is concerned, last season he totaled 2,242 passing yards with 17 passing touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He completed 60.4% of his passes and had a passer rating of 85.2.

James Jones also disagreed with Fields being compared to Hurts – but for a very different reason. In Jones’ view, Fields is More More talented than Hearts.

Jones said of the comparison, “It’s disrespectful to Justin Fields.” “We talk about arm talent — his arm talent is better than Jalen Hurts. He’s faster, more explosive. His running ability is better than Jalen Hurts. He doesn’t have AJ Brown, he doesn’t have Devonta Smith, he doesn’t have Dallas Goedert, He doesn’t have an offensive line in front of him. he didn’t have miles sanders Last year.

“Justin Fields is more talented than Jalen Hurts at the quarterback position…but he doesn’t have the wherewithal to lead the team to success.”

Is Justin Fields A “Poor Man’s Jalen Hurts”?

The Eagles were a well-crafted machine across the board last season, averaging 389.1 total yards and 28.1 points per game (both third in the NFL). Defensively, he surrendered 301.5 yards per game (second) and 20.2 points (eighth). The Bears, on the other hand, averaged only 130.5 passing yards (last) and surrendered 27.2 points per game (last). They lost their last 10 games and finished the season 3–14.

Chicago beefed up its roster offensively by adding a wide receiver in the offseason dj mooretight end Robert Tonian and settle darnell wright – No. 10 overall in the 2023 NFL Draft – among other players. So there should be more talent on the Fields this season. Will his stats reflect it?

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