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Latest injury updates for Eagles QB Jalen Hurts ahead of Wild Card game vs. Buccaneers

Eagles QB is dealing with a finger injury going into the Wild Card round vs. the Bucs. We break down the news for fantasy football and betting.

Jalen Hurts #1 of the Philadelphia Eagles scrambles out of the pocket during an NFL football game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on January 7, 2024 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images

The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Wild Card round of the 2024 NFL Playoffs. The Eagles fell apart at the end of the season, and quarterback Jalen Hurts is dealing with a dislocated finger. He suffered the injury in Week 18 against the New York Giants and admitted on Thursday that it wasn’t the smartest move going back into the game after the injury.

Hurts has played in 17 games this season. He has thrown for 3,858 yards with 23 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. Hurts has run the ball 157 times for 605 yards but has added 15 touchdowns largely from the infamous “Tush Push” or “Brotherly Shove.” There are times that Hurts looks like he is going to be an MVP candidate, but the Eagles haven’t been able to sustain their early season momentum.

Jalen Hurts injury updates

Friday update: Hurts practiced in full on Friday and and made all the throws according to observers. He’s going to play.

Thursday update: Hurts was listed as a limited practice participant on Thursday. He was seen lightly throwing during the day.

Thursday update: Hurts hasn’t thrown yet this week, but he said that he is progressing. We will get his official practice participation later in the afternoon.