Eagles sign Christian Hackenberg
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By Glenn Erby

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson is gaining the reputation as a “quarterback guru,” and if he can resurrect Christain Hackenberg’s career, he’ll be a patron saint forever.

Tom Pelissero is reporting that the Eagles are signing Hackenberg to add more quarterback depth to the roster.

“The #Eagles are signing QB Christian Hackenberg, a source said. Not a reflection on the health of Wentz/Foles or anything else — just a chance to try developing another QB with talent, as they have with Nate Sudfeld.”

Hackenberg, the 2016 second-round pick of the Jets has actually never played in an NFL game, but Eagles can use the extra arm, and they know what they have in Nate Sudfeld.

Hackenberg spent time with the Raiders this offseason but was cut after a couple of weeks.

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