Eagles QB Jalen Hurts makes NFL history vs. Packers defense in first half




 

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts made an impressive piece of history against Joe Barry's struggling Green Bay Packers defense during the first half on Sunday night.

Hurts completed 11 passes for 128 yards and a touchdown and rushed 10 times for 126 yards, helping the Eagles create 295 total yards and 27 points in the first two quarters.

Per the NBC broadcast, Hurts became the first player in NFL history with at least 125 passing yards and 125 rushing yards in a single half of football.

Hurts completed passes of 30 yards to Quez Watkins, 23 and 19 to A.J. Brown and 17 to Devonta Smith. His passing touchdown to Watkins gave the Eagles a 27-20 lead.

He also created four runs of at least 20 yards, including a game-long 42-yarder. On the first drive, he scrambled twice for big gains, setting up a touchdown. His 42-yarder set up another score.

The Packers are on pace to give up almost 600 total yards and over 350 yards rushing entering the second half.

 

Nov 27, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) runs with the ball against Green Bay Packers safety Rudy Ford (20) during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Story originally appeared on Packers Wire

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