2. Let’s compare Wentz’s situation to Russell Wilson’s
Let’s understand something. This is different than what happened in Seattle with the “Legion of Boom”, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. During their short run, there was always this theory that guys like Richard Sherman, Marshawn Lynch, and Earl Thomas were the vocal leaders. There was this theory, never written just implied, that possibly, the “L.O.B.” would have to be ushered on before Wilson got his chance to be the guy.
Might that be why Seattle tried that slant pass in the Super Bowl rather than hand the ball to “Beast Mode”? Could we argue the ‘Hawks had their ideas about who they wanted the hero to be?
Again, Wentz has never had to deal with anything like that. He’s admitted that he’s had his shortcomings as a teammate in the past. Guys forgave him and have moved on, and outside of whatever that was presumably was with Alshon Jeffery and Nelson Agholor, he seems to be well-liked.
You can’t knock the organization for wanting to give the franchise to their franchise quarterback, but you can also ask one very serious question about what we’re seeing.