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Eagles top 33 quarterbacks sign with Chiefs

The former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback is poised to become a Super Bowl contender.According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Carson Wentz — the former No. 2 overall pick and one-time MVP candidate for the Eagles — is signing with the Kansas City Chiefs to serve as Patrick Mahomes’ backup. Substitute.

Carson Wentz had an MVP-caliber season in 2017

Wentz, 31, spent the second half of the 2023 season with the Los Angeles Rams, signing with the team in Week 10 after spending the first half of the year as a free agent. Wentz started one game for the Rams — the final game of the season when the team rested starter Matthew Stafford — and went a blistering 17-for-24 passing with two touchdowns and one touchdown.-interception and 163 yards. He also rushed for 56 yards and a touchdown in the opening drive.Prior to his time with the Rams, Wentz was just a highly regarded starter for the Eagles. Wentz was selected to the Pro Bowl and second-team All-Pro during the 2017 season as the Eagles won the Super Bowl. However, Wentz missed the entire postseason in Philadelphia with a torn ACL in Week 14.

Wentz is coming off an MVP-caliber year with 33 touchdowns, seven interceptions and a 101.9 quarterback rating. Despite missing four games, he still finished third in MVP voting. He leads the NFL in passing percentage and touchdown rating, and is second in touchdowns.

Carson Wentz has yet to regain his 2017 form

However, Wentz’s career has since been over. Wentz was Philadelphia’s starting quarterback for three more seasons, helping the Eagles reach the playoffs in 2018 and 2019. However, a back injury limited him to just 11 starts in the 2018 season, and he once again missed the playoffs.Wentz made his first playoff appearance in 2019, but suffered a head injury in the first quarter and missed the rest of the game with a concussion.

He entered the 2020 season as the starting quarterback; however, he was replaced by rookie Jalen Hurts after leading the league in interceptions (15), tackles for loss (19) and sacks (50). Despite being benched after 12 games, Wentz still led the league in all three categories at season’s end.

Since his time in Philadelphia, Wentz has been a starter for the Indianapolis Colts and Washington Commanders. In fact, the Colts gave up a first- and third-round pick to acquire the former No. 2 pick. While Wentz had a productive season with the Colts in 2021 — 27 touchdowns and seven interceptions — he lost his last two starts, including a season-ending loss to the league’s worst team. The poor Jacksonville Jaguars are in jeopardy for a playoff spot.

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