Jason Kelce speaks on 2020 season and Carson Wentz
Last season was nothing short of a disaster for the Philadelphia Eagles. Everything was falling apart at the hinges, including the play of quarterback Carson Wentz. The Eagles locker room was desperate for a glue guy, someone to keep everyone together and Jason Kelce did a fantastic job in doing so both on and off the field. When the offensive line was in shambles, Kelce fought through injury to keep some consistency upfront.
Yesterday Kelce spoke on the Eagles struggles but most notably, former quarterback Carson Wentz.
“Carson was the first to tell me – and he would tell you guys – he didn’t play well last year, and he knows he needs to get better, and when people are getting fired and guys’ livelihoods are on the line, players’ livelihoods are on the line, those relationships can go south pretty quick.”
When any season goes downhill, tensions begin to rise in the locker room, cooler heads need to prevail, and Kelce did a fantastic job in doing so for the Eagles. Despite Philly having a new QB1 in Jalen Hurts and Carson Wentz being traded, Kelce and the Colts quarterback maintain a close relationship.
“Obviously, the way this thing ended (was) not ideal, but I think he’s actually going to do pretty well in Indianapolis. They’ve got a good offensive line, they’ve got some good pieces that he’s been successful with before and then Frank Reich, if you look at the quarterbacks he’s been around, he finds a way to get the most out of that position.”
Hopefully, Kelce can be in Philadelphia for several seasons to come, but the 34-year-old center is nearing the end of his career. It will be exciting to see what the Eagles offensive line can do now that they are fully healthy in 2021.
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