Jalen Hurts already putting foot down with Kellen Moore is hilarious for Cowboys fans

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The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles will once again fight tooth and nail for the division title. It could all come down to the Week 17 matchup in Philadelphia. The Eagles might have more talent on paper than Dallas, but they overhauled their coaching staff in a desperate move after their spectacular late-season collapse that allowed the Cowboys to finish first in the division.

It seems Philly's hires were made in direct correlation to beating Dallas. New defensive coordinator Vic Fangio has had Mike McCarthy's number over the years and new offensive coordinator Kellen Moore, of course, was the Cowboys' play-caller for four seasons before he was let go following the 2022 season.

While Fangio could present a stiff challenge to McCarthy, Cowboys fans celebrated when the Eagles hired Moore to run their offense. While Dallas' offense flourished under Moore, his warts as a situational play-caller became more glaring (and detrimental) with each passing season.

Moore will have no shortage of offensive firepower in Philly, but the early signs indicate a potential clashing of heads with none other than quarterback Jalen Hurts.

Cowboys fans will love Jalen Hurts' comments on Kellen Moore's Eagles offense

"You get to a point where you kind of feel, ‘Hey, I’m going to feel comfortable with this, I’m going to like this,'" Hurts said, via ESPN. "But that time comes when you can rep it, rep it, rep it later on."

“But right now, it’s been a lot of new inventory in. Majority of it, probably 95% of it being new. It’s just been that process and it’s been a fun process because you get to see what works for other people. The number of coaches that I’ve had since I’ve been here, I’ve been able to take in a lot of new knowledge and new understanding. So I think the goal coming in was to learn Kellen’s offense and master it and I think that’s been a process and I think by the end of it, I want it to be mine and have it in my own way."

Let's make sure we have this right: Moore has essentially overhauled the Eagles' offense and Hurts wants to make it his by the time he's mastered it? Yeah, that should end well.

The Eagles only have had five practices open to reporters since the start of the offseason program, and the consensus takeaway is that it has struggled. Working out the kinks of a new system in the spring is to be expected, but Hurts didn't exactly give a glowing review of Moore's offense.

By the end of Moore's tenure in Dallas it became obvious that he was holding the offense back. In Mike McCarthy's first year calling plays, the Cowboys' offense took off. Only two teams (the 49ers and Dolphins) finished with more points per play than Dallas.

We also saw Dak Prescott and CeeDee Lamb have the best season of their careers. McCarthy was especially creative in getting Lamb the football. Lamb lined up all over the field and had the most targets and catches of any receiver. Beyond that, Lamb had the most prolific season by a wide receiver in the history of the Cowboys.

In addition, McCarthy got return specialist KaVontae Turpin involved in the offense; something that Moore refused to do, much to the chagrin of Cowboys fans.

Growing pains are expected in a new offense and the Eagles' offense has too much talent to not score points. However, Hurts doesn't sound overly thrilled with the early returns. At the very least, Cowboys fans can expect Philly to come out of the gates slow this season.

In a division that's expected to come down to the wire, every loss will weigh heavily.

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