Jalen Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles has been given a lucrative long-term contract extension by the team. In a stunning message of congratulations for Hurts, Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs recalled Hurts’ outstanding performance in the Super Bowl.
The Eagles select Hurts in the second round at pick no. 53 overall of the 2020 NFL Draft. Due to his fantastic Super Bowl performance and consistently promising work, he once again established his place in the team, albeit, this time for an astonishing amount. The quarterback and the Eagles have come to a five-year, $255 million agreement including $179.304 million guaranteed on Monday.
The rewarding extension of the 24-year-old with the Eagles, seeing him earn an average of $51 million annually, has made him the highest-paid player in NFL history at this point. Jalens’ contract set a new milestone as it is the first in Eagles’ history to contain a no-trade clause.
Lovely message from Patrick Mahomes regarding Hurts’ appealing contract
Following his role in assisting Kansas City to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in Super Bowl LVII, Mahomes recently won the Super Bowl against Hurts’ team. The quarterback has by this time witnessed Jalens’ performance up close and stated that JH gave an outstanding performance in the Super Bowl.
The Eagles’ star completed 27 of his 38 passes for 304 yards and a touchdown while throwing the ball, and he also rushed 15 times for another 70 yards in that match, nevertheless, unfortunately, his team was unable to bring the trophy home. The Chiefs star added that Hurt deserves his contract and congratulated him on it.
PM concluded by addressing those who still possess second thoughts about the performance of the Eagles’ quarterback, asserting that he had already provided himself on the field.
"Congrats to him. He deserves it. He's someone that plays the position the right way. He goes about his business the right way. That's why they were in the Super Bowl and he played a great…
— James Palmer (@JamesPalmerTV) April 17, 2023
“Congrats to him. He deserves it. He’s someone that plays the position the right way. He goes about his business the right way. That’s why they were in the Super Bowl and he played a great game in the Super Bowl. He proved a lot of people wrong that were still doubting him,” Mahomes stated.
With 1,544 rushing yards and 23 rushing touchdowns since the start of the 2021 season, Hurts has established himself as one of the best running quarterbacks in the NFL over the previous two seasons. It proves that Patrick’s claim about Hurts is legitimate.
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