Carson Wentz is leaving the #Eagles and heading to the Colts. We take a look at how the Birds got here and what could be next for the team in this thread.

First, inside why Wentz regressed so badly this season, from @Jeff_McLane:…
But sports columnist @MikeSielski argues that the reasons Wentz had to be traded run deeper than one lousy season.

"The Eagles should have understood Wentz better before betting so big on his greatness," he writes.…
And why the Wentz trade could be the worst in Philadelphia sports history. The Eagles used five picks to draft him in the first place and didn't get back as much as they gave up, writes sports columnist Marcus Hayes (@inkstainedretch).…

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