Sport Eagles staffers saw signs of Carson Wentz's decline as far back as training camp?

04:25  20 january  2021
04:25  20 january  2021 Source:   profootballrumors.com

Howie Roseman addresses Carson Wentz trade rumors; Doug Pederson says it's 'my job to fix' QB after 2020

  Howie Roseman addresses Carson Wentz trade rumors; Doug Pederson says it's 'my job to fix' QB after 2020 The duo did not, however, deny the Eagles could listen to trade offers for Wentz , who just signed a $128 million extension in 2019, Roseman did not explicitly deny the possibility, though he did reiterate confidence in the QB."We have to come back at it and look at it with fresh eyes ... We have to do a deep dive on every position," he said. "In terms of Carson, I don't think it's a secret that we moved up for him (in 2016) because (we believe in him) ... When you have players like that, they're like fingers on your hand. You can't imagine that they're not part of you, that they're not here.

Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz ruled out vs. Rams, will still travel with team to Los Angeles. Wentz also suffered a stress fracture in college, which the Eagles knew about before the 2016 draft Of the players who have dealt with abnormalities, most have declined to comment or been unavailable.

With Carson Wentz ’ s status unclear, Eagles are prepping for Rams with Nick Foles as No. 1 Wentz ’ s injury is just the latest alarming development surrounding the Eagles ' revamped staff. Emmanuel Acho declined to comment. So did team owner Jeffrey Lurie and general manager Howie

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Carson Wentz‘s status has fluctuated considerably over the past month and change, with the veteran quarterback having gone from starter to backup and then trade candidate to a player around whom the Eagles again want to build.

The fifth-year passer’s issues with the since-fired Doug Pederson began well before the December benching, with the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane noting the quarterback would randomly audible out of Pederson play calls down the stretch this season. This helped lead to Pederson benching Wentz on his own. During training camp, however, Eagles staffers saw warning signs of a potential decline, per McLane, who adds that some within the organization were concerned about passing-game coordinator Press Taylor‘s promotion. The proposition of a Pederson-Wentz-Taylor offensive power structure returning next season did not sit well with Lurie. The Eagles promoted Taylor last year but brought in Rich Scangarello and Marty Mornhinweg to help the offense as well; the latter two will not be back next season.

Howie Roseman addresses Carson Wentz trade rumors; Doug Pederson says it's 'my job to fix' QB after 2020

  Howie Roseman addresses Carson Wentz trade rumors; Doug Pederson says it's 'my job to fix' QB after 2020 Aaron Rodgers is NFL MVP; Derrick Henry is only Titans MVP

A healthy Wentz can cover up an offense’ s inadequacies. Teams can’t load up the box against him Defenses have to account for the ability of an elite quarterback and deploy their personnel farther from the He needed help, and the best kind was the help of running backs who could bang out yardage

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz , left, fist-bumps Giovanni Hamilton, 11, of Muncy, Pa., after Eagles training camp at the NovaCare His mom helped to fill in the rest. TIM TAI / Staff Photographer. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz , left, signs an autograph for Giovanni Hamilton, 11

The Eagles are in the process of hiring Pederson’s replacement. Colts OC Nick Sirianni and Cowboys OC Kellen Moore interviewed Tuesday. Here is the latest from Philly and the other NFC East cities:

  • Alex Smith said at season’s end he would take a few weeks before deciding if he wanted to play a 17th season. He is under contract through 2022. But the Washington quarterback indicated during a 60 Minutes interview (via CBSNews.com) that the 2020 comeback season “has only emboldened for me that I can, you know, play at this level.” After cutting Dwayne Haskins, Washington has Smith and Kyle Allen under contract for next season. Though, Taylor Heinicke is a restricted free agent. Washington cutting Smith — an onerous proposition in 2019 and ’20 — would save the franchise $14.7MM in cap space, however, creating a complex situation for the QB-needy team.
  • Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper recently underwent ankle surgery, but Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram described it as a cleanup procedure (Twitter link). The Cowboys are not concerned about their top wideout missing much offseason time.
  • On that note, Giants left tackle Andrew Thomas also went under the knife recently. Last year’s No. 4 overall pick also underwent ankle surgery. Thomas played through ankle pain for much of the season, per Dan Duggan of The Athletic, who adds (via Twitter) the Giants expect Thomas to be ready for their offseason program.
  • The Eagles will have a new linebackers coach next season. Ken Flajole will not be back, according to Alex Marvez of Sirius XM Radio (on Twitter). The 66-year-old assistant joined the Eagles as part of Pederson’s first staff in 2016. After spending most of the 1980s and ’90s as a college coach, Flajole has been an NFL assistant for 22 seasons.

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Kurt Warner defends Eagles for giving Nate Sudfeld an opportunity

  Kurt Warner defends Eagles for giving Nate Sudfeld an opportunity Warner also made the argument that Sudfeld deserved the chance to have some playing time in Week 17. How does #NateSudfield feel when another coach says putting him in = disrespecting game!! Did he not put in 17 weeks of work, following all protocols & busted his butt like every1 else… yet God forbid he gets a chance to play in “meaningless” game… just so easy to see 1 side! — Kurt Warner (@kurt13warner) January 5, 2021 Warner offers some great points and argues the other side quite well. The issue is it wasn’t a meaningless game; there were playoff implications.

Carson Wentz got a ton of practice reps on Saturday and struggled some. That and more in today' s observations. By Dave Zangaro. Tucker Carlson to be racist—while simultaneously misidentifying the staffer in question. Their latest bombshell? CNN President Jeff Zucker thinks Rudy Giuliani is “crazy

Carson Wentz ' s absence will hurt, but the Eagles have been defined by resiliency in 2017. And as far as adversity goes, there aren't many teams that have lost as much as the Eagles and still, you And with the current stable of backs , Foles might have an even better supporting cast than when he

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Free agent DB talks Eagles on CBS Sports HQ at the Super BowlJalen Mills has spent his entire career with the Philadelphia Eagles and doesn't have any plans of relocating this offseason. The free agent defensive back, who was a pivotal member of the Eagles' Super Bowl championship team in 2017, wants to remain an Eagle in 2021.

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