Report: Teams calling Eagles to gauge possible Wentz trade

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The Philadelphia Eagles are receiving calls from other teams regarding the availability of Carson Wentz, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo.

However, the Eagles still intend to keep the quarterback, Rapoport adds.

Wentz was reportedly unhappy when the team benched him in favor of rookie Jalen Hurts down the stretch, and he's seeking a move if he doesn't return to the starting position.

The signal-caller's strained relationship with the organization stems from tension with former head coach Doug Pederson, who was fired after the season. His termination hasn't completely erased all of the quarterback's concerns, though Wentz hasn't formally requested a trade, Rapoport notes.

During their search for a new head coach, the Eagles reportedly told candidates they intend to keep Wentz. The franchise hired Nick Sirianni to be its head coach, and he provided no timetable for when a decision will be made on the starting quarterback job.

Wentz's contract makes a potential departure complicated on Philadelphia's end. The signal-caller signed a four-year, $128-million extension in June 2019 and has an abundance of guaranteed money coming his way.

The Eagles will owe the passer a $10-million roster bonus if he's on the team by the third day of the 2021 league year - which is also when $15 million of his base salary for 2022 becomes fully guaranteed.

Drafted with the No. 2 pick in the 2016 draft, Wentz regressed mightily in 2020. He completed under 60% of his passes and tossed a league-leading 15 interceptions.

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