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Here's a Realistic Colts Trade Package for Carson Wentz

Isaiah De Los Santos
This is a realistic trade package the Indianapolis Colts could offer for Carson Wentz.
This is a realistic trade package the Indianapolis Colts could offer for Carson Wentz. / Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is one of a few starting quarterbacks who could switch teams in 2021. Wentz is coming off of a truly bad 2020 campaign that saw him benched in favor of rookie Jalen Hurts, but there's optimism that the 28-year-old could turn his play around once he's out of Philly.

One team being linked to Wentz is the Indianapolis Colts, who would solidify their contender status next season with a big addition at quarterback. Indy has the third-most projected cap space after finishing the season 11-5, giving them the potential to make serious moves this offseason.

With that in mind, here is a realistic trade package the Colts can offer for Carson Wentz.

Carson Wentz Colts Trade Rumors

Colts Receive: Carson Wentz
Eagles Receive: 2021 No. 21 pick, 2021 No. 85 pick, 2022 third-round pick

While the Eagles' reported initial asking price of two first-round picks is high, and the Colts wouldn't uncharacteristically overpay in a trade, this seems like a deal that both sides could agree to.

From Indianapolis' perspective, they avoid giving up two first-rounders by throwing in third-round picks in both 2021 and 2022. They get a starting QB who was once an MVP candidate, and they'll hope that his reunion with head coach Frank Reich will get him back to the level of play he enjoyed when they were together in Philly.

From Philadelphia's perspective, it's maybe not the dream haul they're expecting, but it's a decent offer. Wentz's trade value couldn't be lower after the 2020 season, and getting three high-end picks for him is great. Already owning the No. 6 pick, they'll get another first-round selection at No. 21 to address the roster's holes and start to build around Hurts.

There are other QBs on the market, and the upcoming draft, for Indy to address its quarterback needs, so this seems like an offer they'd be happy with. But a possible bidding war for Wentz could spring up in the coming weeks, raising his price tag if teams think he's worth the overpay.

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