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Philadelphia Eagles sign backup quarterback Jalen Hurts

Marcu Mariota was in the Atlanta Falcons last season and arrives to strengthen the roster of the Eagles

Runner-up in Super Bowl 57, the Philadelphia Eagles have officially signed seasoned quarterback Marcus Mariota, formerly of the Atlanta Falcons. The player also has NFL experience wearing jerseys for the Las Vegas Raiders and Tennessee Titans.

According to information provided by journalist Adam Schefter, of US ESPN, the quarterbacks signed for one season, earning an estimated $5 million. The player gets to be star Jalen Hurts’ immediate backup.

At 29, Mariota rushed for 2,219 yards, 15 touchdowns and nine interceptions last season with the Atlanta Falcons.

Last season, the Philadelphia Eagles came very close to winning the Super Bowl, but took the turn in the final seconds of the decision against the Kansas City Chiefs. On the occasion, Jalen Hurts scored three touchdowns, which weren’t enough

Source: Terra

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