clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Carson Wentz has a message for Eagles fans after agreeing to multi-year contract

PLUS: More reactions to the deal.

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys
Nov 19, 2017; Arlington, TX, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) celebrates a victory with fans after the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Shortly after agreeing to terms with the Philadelphia Eagles on a four-year contract extension worth $128 million, Carson Wentz took to Twitter to send a message to the fans.

“What’s up, Eagles Nation! Can’t even explain to you how excited I am right now to be a part of this great city for this many more years. It means the world to me. From the moment I got drafted here, I knew this place was special. I knew they had the most passionate fans in the world in all of sports. And I knew we had the opportunity to build something truly special here and I’m cemented here for this much longer. It means the world to me. I want to thank my good Lord and savior Jesus Christ first and foremost for just giving me this opportunity and these blessings. I want to thank my wife. She’s been amazing. She’s been my rock. She’s been my biggest supporter throughout all of this. My friends and my family as well. I want to thank Jeffrey Lurie, Howie Roseman, Coach Pederson, the entire organization, all of my teammates for supporting me. It’s going to be a fun ride. By no means is the work done, we’re just getting started. This year is going to be special. And I look forward to seeing you guys on Sundays at the Linc in the fall. Thanks again, God bless, and go Eagles!”

Some of Wentz’s teammates reacted to the news as well:

And then you had the media reactions ... starting with a very important flow chart from BGN’s Benjamin Solak:

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Bleeding Green Nation Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of all your Philadelphia Eagles news from Bleeding Green Nation