Jalen Hurts’ big Monday night garnered a lot of attention — including Jerry Jones’

Jerry Jones used to be gazing.

The Dallas Cowboys crew proprietor stated he stuck “every snap” of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts’ dominant Monday night efficiency, and used to be smartly conscious of an NFC East truth by way of night’s finish.

“We’re playing a Philadelphia team with a quarterback threat,” Jones stated Tuesday morning on Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan. “It doesn’t surprise me or startle me … [but] they’re going to be all we can handle.”

The Eagles progressed to 2-0 Monday with a 24-7 dismantling of the Minnesota Vikings. Hurts punished the Vikings protection along with his arm, going 26-of-31 passing for 333 yards and a landing with an interception whilst additionally accumulating 57 dashing yards and two extra touchdowns on 11 carries. Vegas spotted, with BetMGM shifting Hurts’ MVP odds to +1000, up from +2500 within the preseason.

The quarterback himself tweeted postgame: “Hurts, Don’t It?” He added a winking emoji and the franchise hashtag.

“Hurts has really evolved and is better than when he came out we might have thought,” Jones stated. “He’s a guy that has always been able to run; very athletic, very strong. That’s not surprising.

“I was particularly impressed with the passing.”

Hurts’ 108.7 passer ranking greater than doubled that of Minnesota quarterback Kirk Cousins, who threw 3 interceptions and completed at 51.1.

Jones’ Cowboys will face Hurts and corporate Oct. 16 in Philadelphia on “Sunday Night Football.” Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who underwent surgical operation on a thumb fracture in his throwing hand final week, may just go back for the matchup. Dallas didn’t position Prescott on injured reserve in case he may just go back in fewer than 4 weeks — Jones used to be constructive about Oct. 9 on the Los Angeles Rams — although a couple of stories pegged a most probably timeline for Prescott’s go back at 4-6 weeks.

Prescott is scheduled to get his stitches got rid of this week, head trainer Mike McCarthy stated. Quarterback Cooper Rush guided the Cowboys to a 20-17 dissatisfied of the Bengals on Sunday in Prescott’s absence.

With or with out Prescott, it’ll be as much as linebacker Micah Parsons and the frenetic Cowboys protection to comprise Hurts when the groups face off. Parsons turned into the primary NFL participant to notch 17 sacks in his first 18 profession video games after sacking Tom Brady and Joe Burrow two times every the previous two weeks.

Could Hurts quickly sign up for that membership?

“They’ve got a plan to move the ball,” Jones stated of Philadelphia. “They’ve certainly done that with him, and they’re doing a good job up there.”

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Jalen Hurts' big performance Monday night drew a lot of attention, including that of Jerry Jones and the division rival Dallas Cowboys. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Jalen Hurts’ big efficiency Monday night drew a lot of attention, including that of Jerry Jones and the department rival Dallas Cowboys. (Photo by way of Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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