Carson Wentz, Eagles Agree to Contract: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

May 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles went all-in on Carson Wentz when they shipped five picks—including 2016 and 2017 first-round selections and a 2018 second-rounder—to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for the No. 2 overall pick in this year's draft, and they officially agreed to terms with their new signal-caller Thursday.
The Eagles announced the deal, sharing a photo of Wentz putting his name on the dotted line:
Ed Werder of ESPN first reported word of an agreement, with Pro Football Talk confirming the deal, noting it "contains offsets for guaranteed money," something Wentz agreed to before Philadelphia moved up to select him.
Wentz expressed excitement at the deal on Twitter: 
OverTheCap.com, via NFLTradeRumors.co, noted Wentz will get a four-year contract worth $26,676,338 and a signing bonus of $17,600,972. The deal also includes a fifth-year option.
The Eagles already had 12.06 percent of their salary cap tied up in quarterbacks before signing Went...

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