Eagles Plan To Pursue A Long-Term Deal With Carson Wentz

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Eagles Executive Vice President of Football Operations Howie Roseman plans on trying to hammer out a long-term deal with quarterback Carson Wentz.

Wentz has two years left currently with the Eagles, and it sounds like a deal will likely get at some point down the road. (RELATED: Jacksonville Jaguars Sign Nick Foles, Contract Worth Up To $102 Million)


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Roseman said the following on 94WIP Tuesday:

This is something that we are planning to do, and if the deal is right for us and the deal is right for Carson, we wouldn’t hesitate to pull the trigger on that. That’s just the amount of confidence we have, and we want to build this team knowing kind of what that piece is in place and go forward.

The Eagles would be crazy to not get a deal done with Wentz. He’s one of the best quarterbacks in the league, he’s young, and he’s the face of the franchise.

Quarterbacks don’t exactly grow on trees, and Philadelphia needs to do everything possible to make sure Wentz is playing under center for the Eagles for years to come.

Listen up and listen good. It would derail the franchise if they didn’t pay Wentz to remain with the squad, and they should get that deal done within the next year.

Now, I’m not saying you need to pay him Russell Wilson money, but he’s worth $25 million a year easily. Anybody with eyes knows just how bad the market for passers is in the league. Once you find one, you hang onto him at all costs.


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I don’t know how much the former North Dakota State star will get paid, but if it’s in the area of $25 million annually, then it’s well worth the money.

He’s a hell of a player and it’s time for him to get his money.

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