Philadelphia Eagles train Wentz’s fifth-year possibility
The Philadelphia Eagles have introduced they have exercised the fifth-year possibility on quarterback Carson Wentz’s contract.
The transfer retains Wentz with the crew via a minimum of the 2020 season, when he’ll earn $22.783million, which is the ultimate yr of his rookie deal.
Chosen second total within the 2016 NFL Draft, the 26-year-old has accomplished 63.7 p.c of his passes for 10,152 yards, 70 touchdowns, 28 interceptions. He has registered 23 wins in 40 profession video games.
After a promising rookie season, he was within the MVP dialogue in 2017 earlier than struggling a season-ending damage, opening the door for back-up Nick Foles to information the Eagles to Tremendous Bowl glory.
Nonetheless, Foles left for the Jacksonville Jaguars in free company this yr and Wentz is the undoubted starter in Philadelphia, with the franchise more likely to negotiate a long-term extension.
The Seattle Seahawks signed quarterback Russell Wilson to a document four-year contract value $140m earlier this month, making him the league’s highest-paid participant. Nonetheless, some consider Wentz’s subsequent deal might beat these numbers.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) April 29, 2019