Feb 04

NFC East

Marcus Hayes: Is Jalen Hurts the next Patrick Mahomes or the next Lamar Jackson for the Eagles?

PHILADELPHIA — Last Sunday afternoon, Patrick Mahomes showed us what the Eagles hope Jalen Hurts becomes. Last Sunday afternoon, Lamar Jackson showed us what they’re terrified he’s becoming. The Baltimore Raven tried not to cast it as such, but the AFC championship game was Jackson’s referendum game. It’s as far as he’d ever gotten in the postseason. He played at home. He had the best defense in football on his side and the No. 4 scoring offense in the NFL. In April, the Ravens signed him to a five-year, $260 million extension, hoping he would win games like this. He did just about everything …