After five up-and-down years with a bevy of injury struggles, the Philadelphia Eagles officially ended their relationship with quarterback Carson Wentz this past offseason. That hasn't stopped general manager Howie Roseman from taking digs at his former quarterback, who finds himself attempting to to rebound with the Indianapolis Colts.
The magical 2017 Super Bowl run with backup Nick Foles all but cemented a sour relationship for Wentz and the Eagles. Followed by three more disappointing campaigns and it's quite clear that Roseman is still bitter about it.
Roseman recently discussed Wentz and his new quarterback, Jalen Hurts, on Philadelphia sports radio. He didn't hold back.
When asked about the decision to draft Hurts in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft, Roseman took a shot at his former quarterback. He easily could have praised Hurts' college accolades or talked about the future, but in classic Eagles style, Roseman took this time to throw shade at his old quarterback.
"We loved Carson... but we played four playoff games and needed our backup in every one," said Roseman.
At this point, it's time for both sides to move on. Wentz has an opportunity to rebuild his career with a talented Colts squad in desperate need of a quarterback. The Eagles finally kick off the year with Hurts as the clear-cut No. 1 quarterback and should rally around their young playmaker.
Entering the year, the Eagles hold just +9000 odds to win Super Bowl 56 on FanDuel Sportsbook.
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