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Oh what a night!! Wentz is Eagles’ new QB—but that’s just the half of it…

Howie Roseman says Carson Wentz is “the Total Package”… well, I hope so for Howie’s sake… if the red-headed kid from North Dakota State turns out to be a total bust, Howie will end up working for H&R Block… After trading up from No. 13 to No. 8 to No. 2 in the 2016 NFL draft, the Eagles identified their franchise quarterback. He is Carson Wentz, the 6-foot-5, 237...
Via Eagles Eye
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Eagles Draft Carson Wentz: OK, Fine, Let's Just Go Along With This

First Mistake: 1 is not a QB NumberSo the top of the NFL Draft happened tonight, and it went as expected. QB 1/2, with the Rams taking the more sure bet in Jared Goff from Cal, and the Eagles getting Carson Wentz from North Dakota State.Which means that we'll now get to look through Wentz's social media footprint (oh dear, this is never a good idea, particularly if you've had your...
Via Five Tool Tool
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz: 'I couldn't ask for a better place to go'

Embed from Getty Images   Now that the dust has settled, Carson Wentz can start to settle into reality. He has been drafted by the Eagles and is their choice as quarterback of the future. "It's exciting. It was an awesome feeling. It's been a long process and I couldn't ask for a better place to go," Wentz said. "I'm fired up, they're fired up and I'm ready to go to work."...
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Scouting Report: QB Carson Wentz

Embed from Getty Images   With their first round selection, the Eagles picked up their quarterback of the future. The Eagles used the second overall pick to select quarterback Carson Wentz from North Dakota State University. So what do we know about Carson Wentz and what can we expect from him on the field? We broke down the film earlier this week, but here’s a look at some...
Via Eagledelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles grab North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz with No. 2 pick

The Philadelphia Eagles have selected North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz second overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. The Eagles went through a small arsenal of trades to secure this year's No. 2 pick and draft a would-be franchise quarterback. The strong-armed 6-foot-5, 237-pound Wentz, who was initially seen as a second- or third-day selection, vaulted to the top of the draft...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eagles get quarterback Carson Wentz at No. 2 overall

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Eagles have selected North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz with the second overall pick in the NFL draft. A potential franchise quarterback was Philadelphia's goal after the team traded up twice to get the second pick from Cleveland. The Eagles moved from No. 13 to No. 8 to No. 2 to get in position to select Jared Goff or Wentz despite signing Sam Bradford...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Select North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz No. 2 Overall

The 2016 NFL Draft is officially underway. The second pick? North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, who will be heading to Philadelphia to join the Eagles. Round: 1 Pick: 2 With the #2 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Eagles select Carson Wentz! pic.twitter.com/AMwEYDNaA9 — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Philadelphia Eagles select North Dakota State quarterback...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Final Take: Carson Wentz Isn’t “Pro Ready”

The “pro ready” term has become wildly misplaced through the NFL Draft universe, especially in this class. It has lost its true meaning. There was a time where “pro ready” was saved for players who showed proficiency in complex (for the college level, at least) offenses and handled adversity without stumbling. That is not the case now. By: Derrik Klassen With spread quarterbacks...
Via Optimum Scouting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

North Dakota State coach says Wentz ran an NFL-like offense

The big question surrounding North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, who is expected to go to the Eagles with the second overall pick in tonight’s draft, is whether he’s really ready for the NFL after playing at a lower level of college football. Wentz’s college coach says he might just be more ready than the…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

2016 NFL Draft Profile: Carson Wentz Owns Size, Arm Strength That Teams Covet

Editor’s note: NESN.com will profile intriguing prospects in the days leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft. Next up: North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz. Carson Wentz, quarterback, North Dakota State6-foot-5, 237 poundsProjected round: First2015 stats: 130 of 208, 1,651 yards, 17 touchdowns, four interceptions, 62.5 completion percentage; 63 carries, 294 yards, six touchdownsTesting...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Nolan explains why 49ers drafted Alex Smith over ‘cocky’ Aaron Rodgers

More than a decade later, Mike Nolan is still explaining the decision behind not drafting one of the league’s best quarterbacks. The ex-San Francisco 49ers head coach said Tuesday on NFL HQ that the team considered Alex Smith the safe pick over the “cocky” and “arrogant” Aaron Rodgers with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2005 draft. “Basically, we thought in the long...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NFL general managers on the hot seat entering the draft

While the players that are drafted get the majority of the attention during the NFL draft, the executives who draft them are being watched just as closely. If the general managers take the wrong players and draft a generally unproductive class, they quickly become the least popular people in town. These general managers have all produced too many bad drafts to get any more slack...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz: 'In North Dakota, we don't care for flash or dazzle'

By now it seems like a near certainly that Carson Wentz will be drafted either first or second overall in this week's NFL Draft. Yet while Wentz is one of the biggest names in the draft, he will still enter the league with plenty of concerns. The main one focuses on the level of competition he's faced; after spending five years at FCS power North Dakota State, is he really ready...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Article Recap: Wentz/Goff Not Worth it, Titans Pressure, Justin Simmons and Big Play Tight Ends

Along with OptimumScouting.com, Owner and Director of Scouting Eric Galko writes for a handful of other websites throughout the draft season. In an effort to put these articles under one roof, this weekly post will be all the articles of the previous week in one article. Why Carson Wentz, Jared Goff weren’t worth trade up by Rams (Sporting News)“Without a top-flight receiver...
Via Optimum Scouting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindy’s put the wrong North Dakota State QB on its draft magazine cover

If you’re in the draft magazine business, the one thing you probably want to make sure you do is get your cover athletes right.  You want them to be Top 5 or Top 10 selections, and ideally you want them to be the most talked-about athletes heading into the draft or ones that will have notable professional careers. You also want to make sure you get their identities right. Lindy’s...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Dakotans don’t want Carson Wentz in Cleveland

The good people of North Dakota have been cheering for Carson Wentz since he became the starting quarterback for the North Dakota State Bison a couple years back. Naturally, they want what’s best for him. According to ESPN the Magazine’s Kevin Van Valkenburg, this means that at least some of them don’t want to see him ending up with the Cleveland Browns. “The encounter...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz has every Browns formation memorized

If the question relies on the future of the quarterback position in Cleveland, North Dakota State’s Carson Wentz believes he is the answer. A long-standing tradition in Cleveland has been the revolving door of names to be the next savior. Whether it was the hometown kid in Brian Hoyer, the flashy Heisman winner in Johnny Manziel, or the latest addition in Robert Griffin III, the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: QB Carson Wentz

The Sports Quotient’s annual Draft Preview series returns! Over the course of the 10 weeks leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, we will take a look at the top NFL prospects at each position. This seventh week, the focus is on quarterbacks. Today we will look at Carson Wentz from North Dakota State. Collegiate Career A two year starter, quarterback Carson Wentz led the Bison...
Via The Sports Quotient
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz girlfriend: Melissa Uhrich

Carson Wentz may very well be the top quarterback taken in the upcoming NFL Draft, and the man has a top-flight quality girlfriend in Melissa Uhrich. Wentz, a quarterback out of North Dakota State, pretty much has four interests in his life: football, religion, hunting and his girlfriend. Both Wentz and Uhrich attended Bismarck High School in North Dakota. Uhrich played basketball...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz’s Pro Day Prompts Comparison To Andrew Luck, Cam Newton

Carson Wentz’s introduction to the NFL went about as well as the North Dakota State quarterback could have hoped. Wentz dazzled Thursday at North Dakota’s pro day, according to multiple reports, and there’s now increased talk that the 23-year-old could be the first quarterback taken in next month’s NFL Draft. His performance was so impressive, in fact, that NFL Network analyst...
Via NESN.com
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Wentz's NDSU pro day has TV spotlight

(STATS) - A pro day at an FCS school has never drawn as much attention as the one that will take play at North Dakota State on Thursday. ESPNews and NFL Network will broadcast live from Fargo to give viewers a closer look at quarterback Carson Wentz, who is projected to be a high first-round pick in the draft next month. Most if not all 32 NFL teams will have a representative in...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Things got weird with Carson Wentz and Jon Gruden

North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz was the signal caller of honor on this week’s Gruden QB Camp special and things got just a little weird between the two.  It makes you realize that these draft prospects, especially quarterbacks, earn every cent of their rookie contracts for the strange things they have to do. First, let’s watch ESPN’s highest paid personality hit a potential...
Via Awful Announcing
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Browns willing to give up third round pick for Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is apparently willing to move from the beautiful city of San Francisco to the football wasteland of Cleveland, and the Browns are reciprocating that interest. According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, the Browns are willing to give up a third round pick to the 49ers in exchange for the disgruntled QB, but only if he restructures his hefty contract. Kaepernick is...
Via The Comeback
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: NFL Network Accidentally Airs Analysts Making Fun Of Joel Stave, Carson Wentz

The NFL Network’s broadcast of today’s NFL Combine has had some really weird moments. One unfortunate stretch of technical difficulties led to two quarterbacks getting accidentally roasted on live television. First, the broadcast accidentally cut to two analysts comparing Wisconsin’s Joel Stave’s passing ability to his singing ability. @BarstoolBigCat Hot mic at the combine...
Via College Spun
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State’s Zach Vraa makes amazing TD catch

This was such a great catch that the defender had no idea that Zach Vraa made it as Vraa basically walked into the end zone. North Dakota State's Zach Vraa makes a RIDICULOUS #SCtop10 catch then runs into end zone for 41-yard TD. https://t.co/eao1Ywuc9p — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 7, 2015
Via The Student Section
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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