This is the second time in a row that Carson Wentz has changed teams by transfer.
El quarterback Carson Wentz He will play for his third team NFL different in the same number of seasons, after Indianapolis Colts And the Washington leaders Agree to transfer to passersby.
This is the second trade in consecutive seasons for Wentzwho died last year from Philadelphia Eagles a ponies By converting at this cost Indianapolis His choice in the first round del 2022 . projectin addition to choosing the third round of project del 2021.
right Now , ponies He will receive third-round picks from leaders in 2022 and 2023, sources said. The 2023 third-round pick could become a second-round pick if Wentz Participates in 70 percent of the plays for Washington. The teams also deliberated the selections for the second round of 2022, with ponies From rose number 47 in total to number 42.
Shifter sources said that Washington He will pay the total amount of 28 million dollars to be collected Wentz next season, including an existing $5 million bounty that is set to be covered next week.
Wentz All 17 matches started last season to Indianapolis, get a score of 9-8. campaign ponies They ended up frankly disappointed when they were knocked out by the playoffs, after losing their last two games of the season, when they needed to win either of them to get to the post-season.
In the week 17And the Wentz Suffered two spins – interception and tripped – against Jacksonville Jaguars to judge ponies No playoffs. The Jaguar They finished, with everything and this victory, with the worst mark of NFL.
forever, Wentz He completed 1,884 passes from 3,008 attempts for 140 touchdowns for 57 interceptions. He was selected in the first round of 2016 draft From NFLwith the second general rotation, for the EaglesFrom North Dakota.
However, his once promising career has suffered a significant decline in recent seasons. Wentz elected to Pro Bowl For his 2017 season, in which he started 13 games, but missed the final stage, including the post-season and victory in Super Bowl LII From Philadelphia Over the New England Patriotsdue to a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament.
From then on, numbers appeared Wentz They have suffered, including in the 2020 campaign, when he led the league in interceptions with 15 despite only playing 12 games Philadelphia. lost ownership the Eagles In view of Galen Hurtschoose the second round Draft 2020 de la NFL.
Indianapolis I was expecting to collect Wentz With the technical director of Ponies, Frank Reichcan ignite a rush in traffic. Reich Served as offensive coordinator for the Eagles In 2016 and 2017, the first two seasons of Wentz On the NFL.
However, in his only season with poniesfailed to lead the team to the playoffs after a year now retired Philip Rivers He led the club to an 11-5 record and a post-season appearance in what was also his only year in it dew.
the coach Reich He will now have his fifth starting player in as many seasons. Sam Ellinger And the James Morgan They are the only other players currently on the list for poniesAnd neither of them started a game NFL.
On the other hand, the search for Washington For a long-term solution to the most important position in crime takes decades. The franchise has started in 32 midfielders since winning the Energy To culminate in the 1991 campaign, eight over the past three years. Currently, Wentz It will add your name to that list.
Over the past four seasons, Washington Ranked last in NFL On Quarterly total. It is no coincidence that during that period Washington He is 24-41 (26th in the league). last season, with Taylor Hynek as an owner, Washington (7-10) Ranked No. 23 in Quarterly total. Washington He considers him a high-level reserve, or a low-level beginner.
According to one source, Washington He called all teams to inquire about quarterback availability and cost. The team began its research with a roster of 42 quarterbacks, culminating in acquisitions by trade Wentz.
Information from Mike Wells and John Kim was used in writing this note.
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