Jalen Hurts has gone from being a promising Quarterback to become the leading contender for the MVP accolade in the 2022-23 season. With Philadelphia Eagles on the verge of becoming one of the best attacking teams in the NFL, modern-day fans have ever seen.
While Skip Bayless has often contemplated on how Jalen Hurts might not be the numero uno man for the MVP candidate, his recent performance forced him to crown Hurts, the MVP favorite after the footballing action of Week 14.
Skip Bayless stated on the latest episode of Undisputed, “The Philadelphia Eagles scared the unholy hell out of me yesterday. You cannot deny what Jalen Hurts is doing. He has changed life in Philadelphia.”
Is Jalen Hurts the clear-cut MVP favorite?
Now just hold onto your hats while we list some of the most intriguing facts on why the Eagles #! Quarterback deserves to get the highest individual honor. To start off – on Sunday, Jalen Hurts lowered his career interception ratio to one every 60.5 attempts on 16 interceptions in 968 passes.
Moreover, the 24-year-old QB passed Patrick Mahomes – who threw three INTs on Sunday – and now has the 4th-best interception ratio in NFL history among quarterbacks who’ve thrown at least 500 passes.
If that’s not enough, Jalen Hurts has had 10 games this year where he has thrown 25 or more passes without an interception. To those who are not aware – there have been only four Quarterback more in a season who have achieved the same feat – Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Dak Prescott and Jason Campbell.
What’s more impressive? These are just some of the many reasons why he deserves to win the prize. If he doesn’t win the 2022-23 MVP, could this be the biggest mockery modern-day fans ever seen? Remains to be seen.