5 Potential 2021 Carson Wentz replacements, if you still aren’t convinced

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Look what we found at Carson Wentz’s alma mater!

Anyone looking for a quarterback in 2021’s NFL Draft might want to consider looking at Trey Lance who, as fate would have it, plays for the same program that introduced much of the college football world to Carson Wentz. Lance may even draw a few comparisons to the Eagles signal-caller by the time the dust clears and the smoke settles.

Let’s talk about measurables and numbers. Standing at six-foot-three and tipping the scales at 221 pounds, Lance is two inches shorter than ’11’ and about 16 pounds lighter, but if we never met either one of these guys and decided to sneak them into each other’s locker room, you might be able to make the argument that the results in both the Eagles’ and Bison’s seasons wouldn’t be any different than where they are now.

Carson is streaky. So is Trey Lance. Carson’s decision making with the football has been called into question at times this season. So has Trey Lance’s. By the time the 2020 season is over, Lance could be a Day 2 guy or he could be seen as one of the nation’s five best quarterbacks. The line is that slim, but in a world where football enthusiasts love to discuss ‘upside’, there aren’t many signal-callers in the 2021 draft class that can boast about having more upside than this young man.