New Eagles QB Joe Flacco says he’ll mentor Jalen Hurts mostly by competing with him

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Flacco isn’t here to serve as one of the Eagles’ coaches, even if, at 36, he is older than 35-year-old offensive coordinator Shane Steichen, and 34-year-old quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson. The first question asked of Flacco Thursday in his inaugural Zoom session with Eagles reporters concerned what he’d been told when he signed, if new coach Nick Sirianni instructed Flacco that his job was to mentor second-year QB Jalen Hurts, or if Flacco was told he would have a chance to start. Flacco said “we didn’t really talk about that too much. … Right now, I’m here to play, to pla…

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