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Allen Hurns was 'given' a lot of things, says Eagles CB Cary Williams

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Cary Williams gives excuses for Allen Hurns big day against the Eagles.

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Jacksonville Jaguars rookie wide receiver Allen Hurns had a historic day against the Philadelphia Eagles, catching four passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns. He didn't appear to impress veteran corner Cary Williams however, as Williams seemed to brush off Hurns' performance on Sunday.

"We gave him a lot of things, and that's the bottom line," Williams told The Philadelphia Daily News. "He's a good player, definitely is an NFL player, but not the caliber of player that . . . I made him look like today. . . . It was more of a mental situation. It wasn't all him. Trust me."

Oh, uh, ok?

Coincidentally, Cary Williams was the worst graded player on the Eagles defense according to Pro Football Focus, being brought down by his grade in coverage. Hurns was targeted four times with Williams in coverage, catching two passes for 80 yards, including a touchdown. He allowed one other catch for eight yards on the day and was targeted a total of seven times.

Williams was picked on by other teams last season, ranked 80th overall in PFF's cornerback grades.

Well Cary Williams, maybe you're right. Maybe you're just bad.