Wentz: No tension with Sam Bradford on Eagles

With the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Carson Wentz, the quarterback from North Dakota State.
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PHILADELPHIA – Carson Wentz hasn’t met Sam Bradford, but he can at least imagine how his chemistry will flow with the veteran quarterback whom, in all likelihood, he ultimately will replace.

“I think the relationship with him, and I believe with the other quarterbacks, will be great,” Wentz maintained on Friday at the start of the Philadelphia Eagles rookie minicamp. “It will be a really competitive atmosphere. Hopefully, we’ll learn together, grow together and really push each other.”

That’s easy for Wentz to say, a day after signing a four-year, $26.67 million contract that included a $17.6 million bonus. He’s the quarterback of the future, the North Dakota State product for which the Eagles gave up a bundle in order to draft second overall.

Bradford, the incumbent starter on shaky ground, is the disgruntled one who demanded a trade and staged a two-week boycott…

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