Philadelphia Eagles backup quarterback Nate Sudfeld changed Jalen Hurts early within the fourth quarter of Sunday night time’s Week 17 sport, inflicting a storm of response on social media — particularly amongst New York Giants trustworthy.
Pulling Hurts was the Eagles’ plan getting into to this sport. Not solely did it restrict the punishment Hurts took behind a skeleton-crew offensive line whereas giving Sudfeld some reps, nevertheless it additionally conveniently lowered the host Eagles’ probabilities of successful the sport.
The Eagles’ 20-14 loss to Washington secured the No. 6 overall pick in April’s NFL draft. A victory would have dropped the Eagles to No. 9 total, so there was loads of incentive for Philadelphia to finish up with a loss. Additionally, a win by Philadelphia would have given the Giants the NFC East title and a ticket to the NFL playoffs. Washington earned the division title and superior.
Regardless of the Eagles’ incentives or motives, folks from contained in the NFL, together with present and former Giants gamers, took to social media to submit their confusion and disappointment.
For this reason we do not just like the Eagles. https://t.co/Efe7kEPtES
— Eli Manning (@EliManning) January 4, 2021
We do not such as you both 😀😀😀 https://t.co/aAjrcSEri8
— fletcher cox (@fcoxx_91) January 4, 2021
— Blake Martinez (@Big__Blake50) January 4, 2021
That is sickening
— Darius Slayton (@Young_Slay2) January 4, 2021
— Julian Love (@julianlove27) January 4, 2021
Congrats to that soccer group in Maryland
— Justin Tuck (@JustinTuck) January 4, 2021
That was a mockery pic.twitter.com/llXwIiRDwt
— Dan Orlovsky (@danorlovsky7) January 4, 2021
Let’s go Philly!!! Do not play with my feelings!!!
— Victor Cruz (@TeamVic) January 4, 2021
This did not age properly 🥴 https://t.co/ycx5HFyufN
— New York Giants (@Giants) January 4, 2021
— Cullen Jenkins (@CullenJenkins) January 4, 2021
I am actually misplaced for phrases about what transpired in that Philadelphia vs Washington sport!
— Harry Douglas (@HDouglas83) January 4, 2021
It is not new. Nobody tanks on the NFL. You might be at all times being evaluated although. I’ve seen groups not play guys that had been near hitting their incentive bonuses too https://t.co/xNyNR2tStc
— Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) January 4, 2021
Why do they preserve speaking about New York. How about all of the Washington Soccer Staff followers that wish to se the WFT win.
— Joe Theismann (@Theismann7) January 4, 2021
This sport is drunk! Cannot think about being on the Giants and having to look at this…
— Brandon Weeden (@bweeden3) January 4, 2021
— Tony Gonzalez (@TonyGonzalez88) January 4, 2021
Philly hate the Giants that a lot huh? Shhheesssh
— Rashad Jennings (@RashadJennings) January 4, 2021
This can be a joke proper??
— Brian Westbrook (@36westbrook) January 4, 2021
Danny Dimes proper now pic.twitter.com/DD2UiWgJRf
— hydrated king chris lengthy (@JOEL9ONE) January 4, 2021