Roob Stats: History all over the place for Carson Wentz

Roob Stats: History all over the place for Carson Wentz

This week, we'll do something different. There are so many ridiculous Carson Wentz stats that we'll break our weekly Roob Stats into two parts. 

Today, Wentz stats! Wednesday, Everybody Else stats!

• Carson Wentz on Monday night became the first Eagles quarterback to throw three or more touchdowns in three straight games in 64 years. The last QB to do it was Bobby Thomason against the Colts, Giants and Steelers in 1953.

• With 17 touchdowns and just four interceptions, Wentz joined Tom Brady, Jeff Garcia, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Dan Marino, Aaron Rodgers and Kurt Warner as the eighth quarterback in NFL history with 17 or more TDs and four or fewer INTs seven games into a season.

• Wentz has as many four-touchdown games in a 16-day span (two) as Randall Cunningham had in 122 starts as an Eagle.

• Wentz became the first Eagles quarterback ever with four or more TD passes of 50 yards after seven weeks. Norm Snead, Donovan McNabb, Tommy Thompson and Roy Zimmerman each had three.

• Wentz is on pace to throw for over 4,200 yards, with 38 TDs, nine interceptions and over 400 rushing yards. Nobody in NFL history has ever done that in a season.

• With 16 rushing first downs, Wentz ranks second among all NFL quarterbacks, just four behind Cam Newton.

• Wentz's third-down passer rating of 133.1 is the highest by any NFL quarterback after seven games since Drew Brees had a 133.7 mark in 2011. Wentz is 46 for 68 (68 percent) for 678 yards with 12 touchdowns and one interception on third down.

• Wentz's passer rating through seven games is 104.0, which has him on pace for the fifth-highest passer rating in NFL history by a second-year player. Three of the quarterbacks higher than that are in the Hall of Fame (Marino, Warner, Otto Graham) and the other is his backup (Nick Foles).

• Wentz, who could have been drafted by the Cleveland Browns, now has two four-TD games in the last 16 days. Browns quarterbacks have one four-TD game in the last 3,690 days.

• Wentz's 17 touchdown passes are the most ever by an Eagles quarterback after seven games. Norm Van Brocklin in 1960 and McNabb in 2006 had 16 (more on Wentz-McNabb here). Only 15 quarterbacks in NFL history have had more TD passes after seven games.

• With 522 completions, Wentz has the most pass completions ever by a quarterback in his first 23 games. His 839 attempts are fifth most and his 5,634 yards are ninth most.

• With 13 wins in his first 23 starts, Wentz is four shy of clinching a composite winning record for his first two NFL seasons. In NFL history, only four quarterbacks have started all 32 games their first two seasons and had a winning record during that span — Russell Wilson (24-8), Andrew Luck (22-10), Joe Flacco (20-12) and Andy Dalton (19-13).

• Wentz has fashioned a passer rating of 90 or higher in six of seven games so far this year. The only other Eagles quarterbacks to do that the first seven games of a season are Ron Jaworski in 1980 and McNabb in 2006. In NFL history, only Brady, Manning, Rodgers and Steve Young have hit 90 in all each of their team's first seven games.

• No quarterback this season has thrown more completions of 50 yards or more than Wentz, who has five. Alex Smith also has five, and Kirk Cousins has four. Wentz had three all last year.

• Wentz became the seventh quarterback in NFL history with four touchdown passes and 60 rushing yards in a game. Four of the seven are Eagles, but none of them are McNabb. Cunningham did it against the Patriots in 1990, Bobby Hoying of all people against the Bengals in 1997 and Michael Vick against the Redskins in 2010. It was also achieved by Robert Griffin III, Newton and Rodgers.

Torrey Smith says Carson Wentz is going to get PAID

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Torrey Smith says Carson Wentz is going to get PAID

We all know just how good Carson Wentz is. Heck, the entire NFL knows just how good Wentz is after the Eagles' QB put together a remarkable season with 3,296 passing yards and 33 TD tosses ... in just 13 games.

But we and the entire league also know what that means: Wentz is going to get a lot more zeros added to his paycheck soon.

Wideout Torrey Smith, recently traded by the Eagles to the Panthers, knows full well what Wentz's worth is and isn't shy to talk about it, as he did at his charity basketball event in Maryland on Saturday evening.

"When Carson's time comes, they're going to need a Brinks truck the size of this arena," Smith, who caught 33 balls for 692 yards and two TDs from Wentz last season, told ESPN's Jamison Hensley while noting the Eagles are taking full advantage of Wentz's discounted rookie deal right now.

Wentz is in the middle of a four-year, $26.6 million deal signed after he was drafted No. 2 overall in 2016. The deal expires after the 2019 season, but obviously Howie Roseman and crew know this all is looming. And they also know recent QB contract numbers have continued to skyrocket.

San Francisco recently made Jimmy Garrapollo, he of seven career starts but also of five straight wins to end last season after his trade from New England, the richest QB in league history with a five-year, $137.5 million deal. Detroit gave Matthew Stafford a five-year, $135 million deal prior to last season, a few months after Oakland gave Derek Carr a five-year, $125 million extension. Those three are the top-paid QBs in the league.

Long story short: With the way Wentz has performed with 7,049 passing yards and 49 TDs in 29 career starts, he's going to get PAID.

And Roseman's acts of salary cap magic are going to have to continue because Wentz is going to get paid sooner than later, and the whole league knows it.

Vinny Curry reportedly heading to the Buccaneers

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Vinny Curry reportedly heading to the Buccaneers

One day after being released from the Eagles, Vinny Curry has reportedly already found a new home.

The defensive end is heading to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a three-year deal worth up to $27 million, with an $11.5 million injury guarantee, according to ESPN's Jenna Laine.

After signing him to a five-year, $47.25 million extension in 2016, the Eagles moved on from Curry and his scheduled $11 million cap hit on Friday. The transaction saved the Eagles $5 million in cap space, with $6 million in dead money.

While Curry, 29, had the best season of his career in 2017, his production still didn't match his high cap number and he became more expendable after the Eagles acquired Pro Bowler Michael Bennett from the Seahawks.

Curry will join former Eagles defensive tackle Beau Allen in Tampa Bay. Allen signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the Buccaneers earlier in the week.