The Indianapolis Colts have traded for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz.
Multiple news sources are reporting the Colts will receive Wentz for a 2021 third-round draft pick and a conditional 2022 second-round pick that could become a first-round selection based on Wentz’s playing time with the Colts.
With the retirement of Phillip Rivers, the Colts were actively shopping for a quarterback for the 2021 season. Backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett is a free agent which left the Colts with 2020 fourth-round draft pick Jacob Eason as the only quarterback on the roster.
Early reports had the Eagles shopping the former Super Bowl winning quarterback for a pair of first-round draft picks.
The Colts now have their QB1 for the 2021 season and will keep its first-round draft pick for this year.
The Eagles will have the Colts’ third-round selection – No. 85 overall.