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Christian Hackenberg | Quarterback | #8

Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Age / DOB:  (23) / 2/14/1995
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 228
College: Penn State
Drafted: 2016 / Rd. 2 (51) / NYJ
Contract: view contract details
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Eagles signed QB Christian Hackenberg.
Tom Pelissero suggests this signing isn't a reflection of Carson Wentz's (knee) or Nick Foles' (neck) health. Nate Sudfeld is only 24 and has regular season (albeit minimal) experience, but Hackenberg's involvement could be a way for Philadelphia to create competition at the No. 3 role. Hackenberg went unclaimed on waivers after his Oakland release and was rumored to try a stint in the CFL prior to signing. Aug 12 - 3:52 PM

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Josh McCown will be the Jets' Week 1 quarterback.

McCown will be one of the worst, if not the worst, starting quarterbacks in the league, but Christian Hackenberg would have been one of the worst starters of all time. The Jets had no choice. They gave Hackenberg every chance to show improvement this summer. Instead, he went all the way off the rails. One of the most brittle players in football, McCown has zero shot at making 16 starts during his age-38 campaign. Bryce Petty will likely be the next man up, though the Jets have yet to announce the No. 2. Gang Green threatens to be historically bad on offense in 2017.
Mon, Aug 28, 2017 03:51:00 PM

Jets coach Todd Bowles said he will announce his starting quarterback next Monday.

Bowles wants to watch the tape of the third preseason game before making a final decision, but the competition is all but wrapped up after Christian Hackenberg laid an egg on Saturday night. At this point, it would be a shock if Josh McCown was not named the starter for Week 1. That said, McCown's injury history suggests Hackenberg and perhaps even Bryce Petty will get a chance at some point.
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 10:12:00 AM

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