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Eagles to trade Carson Wentz to Colts

Eagles to trade Carson Wentz to Colts

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Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade former No. 2 overall pick and 2017 Pro Bowl selection Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts. Sources told NFL Network and ESPN on Thursday that the Colts will send a third-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and a second-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft to the Eagles in exchange for the quarterback. Advertisement The second-round pick becomes a first-round pick in 2022 if Wentz takes 75% of the Colts' quarterback snaps in 2021 or if he takes 70% of the snaps and the Colts make the playoffs. Wentz, 28, completed a career-low 57.4% of his passes for 2,620 yards, 16 touchdowns and an NFL-high 15 interceptions in 12 starts last season. He completed 63.9% of his throws for 4,039 yards, 27 scores and seven interceptions in 16 starts in...
Golden Tate: Matthew Stafford better than Russell Wilson, Carson Wentz

Golden Tate: Matthew Stafford better than Russell Wilson, Carson Wentz

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July 16 (UPI) -- Golden Tate has played for three different NFL franchises during his football tenure and thinks Matthew Stafford is the best quarterback with whom he has ever played. Tate said as much during an interview with ClickOnDetroit.com. The 2014 Pro Bowl selection played for the Seattle Seahawks, alongside superstar Russell Wilson for four seasons. He joined the Detroit Lions in 2014, playing with Stafford. Tate was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in October, where he played with Carson Wentz and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. "I think Stafford has been the best quarterback I've played with," Tate said. "The guy can flat out play, he's tough, and his attitude is amazing and he just wants to play ball. For me I have nothing but praises for him. It's almost unfair he's such a great...
Philadelphia Eagles upbeat over return of Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles upbeat over return of Carson Wentz

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It had only been about 30 hours or since his Philadelphia Eagles teammates heard the news that quarterback Carson Wentz would be starting his first game since her tore two knee ligaments on Dec. 10. Still, there was plenty of reaction in the locker room of the reigning Super Bowl champions. "All he has to do is be Carson Wentz," said Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson. "We have to protect better, run the ball efficiently and everything else will take care of itself." Wide receiver Nelson Agholor was asked if there was a change in the players' mood now that the franchise quarterback is back on the field. "Well this is the Philadelphia Eagles so the mood is always going to be when you come into this building, you come in hungry and excited," Agholor said. "Carson's been in this building ...