Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz has Lebron James for a fan

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 20: LeBron James /

It’s a well-known fact that NBA superstar Lebron James is a Dallas Cowboys fan. His favorite player, however, is Carson Wentz.

It’s an old cliche, but it fits here. Greatness recognizes greatness. It feels like Lebron James has been the best player in the NBA for 20 years. He came in as one of the league’s brightest, and here in the 2017-18 season, James is still, without question, the best player in the NBA. He’s a Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns fan. Some of you may see that Cowboys thing as a character flaw, but there is hope. His favorite player is Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz.

Let that sink in for a second. A Cowboys fans’ favorite player is the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. At the time of this writing, we at Inside The Iggles couldn’t find one Eagles fan who has ever cheered for any member of the Cowboys. We’re beginning to wonder if it’s ever happened.

Here’s a direct quote from “King James”.

"My favorite player right now is Carson Wentz. He’s a very smart player from the outside looking in, obviously, and they’ve got a really good team. I’m a Cowboys fan. I’m a Browns fan, but I’m a fan of sports and I know sports."

It kind of makes you wonder if the Browns would have taken Carson Wentz in the 2016 NFL Draft if James would have had his say in things. As it stands now, history and the citizens of Philadelphia will always remember the day that the Browns traded the second-overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles. That gave Philly the ability to select what may end up being the best quarterback in team history. Maybe, it’s too early to say that now, but if you’re paying attention, you can already see that there’s potential for that to happen.

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Keep in mind the fact that the Browns, 17 years earlier, passed on Donovan McNabb and gave the Eagles the opportunity to take him too. It doesn’t seem like they know what they’re doing does it? Maybe, if they gave a front office position to James, they’d have had a better analysis of what Wentz is.

Try this quote from ‘King James’ on for size.

"I told my brother that early in the season that I just love the way he plays the game. The way that he’s able to get to progressions throughout the course of a three-step drop or a five-step drop, and if everything breaks down, his ability to run, get outside the pocket, either make passes or get yards with his feet."

Wow. This guy does know sports. Or maybe he’s just seeing what everyone’s seeing as each week of the NFL season passes. That is, everyone except the Browns. They’re still searching for that franchise quarterback.