Report: Carson Wentz traded back to NFC East
After just one year in Indianapolis, Carson Wentz is back in the NFC East. According to Adam Schefter, the Washington Commanders have acquired the former Eagles QB from the Colts for two third-round picks.
As part of the trade, Washington will take on all of his contract, which is roughly $21 million a year through 2024. The Commanders were rumored to be in search of a new starting quarterback, offering multiple first-round picks for Russell Wilson.
Now, Wentz gets one final shot at a starting job after a miserable ending to his only season with the Colts. The QB market was extremely scarce, with both Rodgers and Wilson becoming unavailable in a matter of minutes yesterday afternoon.
I don’t know hoe the Colts were able to pull this off. Wentz’s market was so bad they were looking to trade him, but now are able to move off his entire contract and get two day-two picks?
It’ll be hilarious to see Wentz back in Philly once a season moving forward, with the Commanders still considered the worst team in the division currently.
Washington has one of the best offensive lines, but their weapons on offense are shaky, and it’s been proven that Wentz can’t even thrive in an offense specifically catered towards him. I for one can’t wait for a 7-10 season where Wentz ends up on the move once again.
Alongside playing the Eagles twice in 2022, Carson will also travel back to Indianapolis to face the Colts next season. It’ll be interesting to see the Colts’ future at quarterback, with the best options available looking like Kenny Pickett or Malik Willis.
Meanwhile, Washington fans seem to be taking the Wentz trade quite well
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