An NFL insider suggested Tuesday the Philadelphia Eagles could make another major transition this offseason by trading quarterback Jalen Hurts. The idea comes at a time when the Eagles are reshaping the coaching staff for the 2024 season.

The Eagles are expected to have a new offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator next season. However, after losing six of their last seven games, the Eagles will keep head coach Nick Sirianni.

The Philadelphia Eagles had a loud locker room

Ugly reports came out of the Eagles’ locker room during that losing stretch. As touched before by GH Media, a source came out and questioned Hurts’ leadership style in late December:

That wasn’t the only rumbling coming out of the Eagles camp this winter. Wide receiver A.J. Brown held a players-only meeting to discuss the team’s problems.

Jalen Hurts’ contract is trade-friendly

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Dec 31, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) against the Arizona Cardinals at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Mike Florio with NBC Sports thinks there was a “general dysfunction” in the locker room in December and January. Hurts’ contract is relatively benign for a trade deal to take place:

Would the Eagles trade Hurts?

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Jan 15, 2024; Tampa, Florida, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) reacts during the second half of a 2024 NFC wild card game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports

The Eagles might want to trade Hurts. Hurts might want out of Philadelphia. Again, there’s no reason to think that is the case one season after making the Super Bowl.

But who would the Eagles have under center if they traded Hurts? If those teams are interested, the Eagles could trade with the Chicago Bears or New England Patriots for their number one or three pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

They could trade for Bears quarterback Justin Fields if Chicago wants to keep the first pick for a quarterback.

The Eagles will pick 22nd overall in April’s draft. The top quarterback prospects for the draft will be gone by then. It’s hard to think the Eagles will trade Hurts with Sirianni on the hot seat unless they have a chance to land a solid replacement.

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