Doug Pederson Explains Why He Benched Jalen Hurts For Nate Sudfeld In Game vs. Washington (VIDEO)

Doug Pederson actually defended his decision to play Nate Sudfeld over Jalen Hurts in the fourth quarter of the team’s 20-14 loss to Washington on Sunday night.

The Philadelphia Eagles were in a 17-14 game when Hurts was shown with his helmet off and seated on the bench.

Pederson said after the game that he “was coaching to win.”

With their Week 17 loss to the Washington Football Team, the Eagles will have the 6th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.