Eagles also preparing QB Gardner Minshew to start Week 13

The Philadelphia Eagles may not have Jalen Hurts available for Sunday's game against the New York Jets, as the starting quarterback is battling a sore ankle suffered in a Week 12 loss to the New York Giants. Coach Nick Sirianni said he'll provide an update on Hurts later in the week, but offensive coordinator Shane Steichen revealed Tuesday the team is preparing Gardner Minshew to start in case Hurts is unable to go.

Fantasy Impact: 

Philadelphia does have its bye coming up next week, so giving Hurts a week to heal up that ankle for the stretch run is an option. There will be more as the week goes on when it comes to Hurts' status against the Jets in Week 13. Like the Eagles, Hurts fantasy owners may want to have a backup plan just in case.

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