Eagles sign Carson Wentz to contract extension

PHILADELPHIA (Valley News Live) -- The Philadelphia Eagles announced Thursday they have signed a four-year contract extension with quarterback Carson Wentz.

The 26-year-old former No. 2 overall pick in 2016 will be with the Eagles through 2024.

According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the extension is for $128 million and includes guarantees over $107 million. The deal can escalate from $128 million to a max of $144 million, according to a source.


Wentz's total deal is now six years for $154 million and can grow to a max of $170 million.
Wentz tore his ACL during the 2017 season.


Wentz completed 69.6% of his passes for 3,074 yards and 21 touchdowns last season before sitting out the end of the season with a stress fracture in his back.