The Philadelphia Eagles traded quarterback Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings for a pair of future draft picks. However, the latest NFL rumors suggest that some Eagles players were unhappy about the trade and Carson Wentz being named the starter.
The trade went down with eight days left before the Eagles open their season against the Cleveland Browns, per NFL.com. The team went all-in on Wentz, who will be the starter for the team but he only started working with the starting unit last week.
NFL rumors in Philadelphia imply that players were shocked about the trade since it was very close to the start of the season. They also need time to develop chemistry with the 2016 second overall pick if they want to have a chance in having a great season.
“I think everybody was pretty surprised when it first came out that it actually was going to happen. So that was my first reaction, was just shock,” Eagles center Jason Kelce told ESPN
“I was obviously disappointed at first that Sam was traded but I worked too hard this offseason to feel disappointed for longer than an hour,” TE Zach Ertz added.
Nevertheless, some Eagles players like what they saw on Carson Wentz in his first time playing with the starters. WR Josh Huff praised the rookie QBs arm after throwing a pass to tight end Zach Ertz.
“That was an NFL-type throw. He’s going to be a star. He’s a star right now. It’s just going to take some time,” Huff said.
It should be noted that these are just NFL rumors at the moment and the Eagles will have no choice but to play with Wentz. They have put in a lot of work in the offseason and all are going to be wasted if they whine about something that has already happened.
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