SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Mackenzie Salmon goes around the league and breaks down all the biggest story lines from Week 12 in the NFL.
PHILADELPHIA — For those waiting for Jalen Hurts to take over at quarterback, it didn’t happen despite a dreadful performance from Carson Wentz and the Eagles’ offense.
Sure, Hurts got his customary few reps. He even threw a pass, this time with Wentz on the sideline for the first time this season.
But there’s a chance that could be changing soon.
That’s because Wentz and the Eagles couldn’t get anything going on offense in losing to the Seattle Seahawks, 23-17, on Monday night. The score was only within a touchdown because of a 33-yard TD pass from Wentz to Richard Rodgers with 12 seconds left.
Wentz completed 25 of 45 passes for 215 yards with 2 TDs and an interception. In all, the Eagles had just 250 yards against a Seattle defense that came into the game last in yards allowed per game at 435 per game.
Yet it took until 4 1/2 minutes remained in the first half for the Eagles to get their first first down of the game, and a minute later before the Eagles crossed into Seattle territory for the first…