Carson Wentz’s future in Philly is safe.
The Eagles on Monday introduced they’ve exercised the fifth-year choice on the quarterback’s contract.
The transfer retains Wentz with the staff by a minimum of the 2020 season.
The choice can be price $22.783 million for Wentz in 2020, which is a big increase from the roughly $four million he earned in 2019, and it certainly will not be his final deal contemplating the Eagles have been open about desirous to lock Wentz up long-term.
The Seahawks signed quarterback Russell Wilson to a document four-year contract extension price $140 million earlier this month to make him the league’s highest-paid participant. Some consider Wentz may beat these numbers if he is wholesome and productive this upcoming season.
Wentz, 26, was chosen by Philadelphia with the No. 2 choose within the 2016 NFL Draft. After a promising rookie season, he was within the MVP dialogue in 2017 earlier than struggling a season-ending damage and being pressured to look at backup Nick Foles information the Eagles to a Tremendous Bowl 52 win over the Patriots.
Wentz has accomplished 63.7 p.c of his passes for 10,152 yards, 70 touchdowns, 28 interceptions and 23 wins in 40 profession video games.