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Carson Wentz Earns Respect On NFL Top 100

  • ‚ÄčThe Pro Bowl quarterback was ranked higher than any Eagles player ever, but how did he stack up to the rest of the league?

If you haven't already realized it, Carson Wentz is the real deal.

In just his second NFL season, Wentz was 11-2 in games that he started as he set the franchise record for most touchdown passes in a season with 33.

His breathtaking play from the pocket captivated fans all across the league as his jersey was the top-seller for the entire year, according to NFLShop.com.

Wentz would likely have won the league's MVP Award if he hadn't suffered a season-ending knee injury in Week 14 against the Los Angeles Rams. He placed third behind New England's Tom Brady and the Rams' Todd Gurley.

Not only has he been praised by fans and the media, but Wentz has earned the respect of his peers as well. On Monday night, Wentz was named the No. 3 player on the NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2018. It is the highest spot an Eagles player has ever been placed on this list, surpassing LeSean McCoy's No. 5 post in 2014.

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