Who is the Philadelphia Eagles' backup quarterback 2022?

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The Philadelphia Eagles have enjoyed an outstanding NFL season so far, but an injury to quarterback Jalen Hurts has thrown their immediate fortunes into doubt.

The Eagles currently sit atop the NFC East rankings ahead of Saturday's matchup with the Dallas Cowboys following a start to the NFL season that has produced 13 wins from 14 outings.

However, the franchise's chances of tasting NFL glory this season have been jeopardised after star quarterback Jalen Hurts suffered a shoulder injury in the Philadelphia Eagles' victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Who will be the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles in the absence of Jalen Hurts? Here is all the key information you need.

Who is the Philadelphia Eagles' backup quarterback for 2022?

In the event that Jalen Hurts is sidelined for the upcoming run of Philadelphia Eagles fixtures, Gardner Minshew will be the man to fill in as the starting quarterback.

The 26-year-old quarterback joined the Philadelphia Eagles back in 2021 having previously enjoyed a two-year spell at the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Will Jalen Hurts play against the Dallas Cowboys?

Jalen Hurts is expected to miss this weekend's fixture against the Dallas Cowboys after suffering a strained shoulder late on in Sunday's NFL fixture.

According to NFL journalist Adam Schefter, the Philadelphia Eagles are hopeful that Hurts' injury is not a long-term one and won't affect the Eagles' chances heading into the playoffs.

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