Kansas City Chiefs Add Carson Wentz as Backup QB

Kansas City Chiefs, Carson Wentz, backup quarterback

In a surprise move on Monday night, the Kansas City Chiefs made headlines by signing veteran quarterback Carson Wentz. The former second overall pick from the 2016 NFL Draft, who once led the Philadelphia Eagles, is now set to join the Chiefs as Patrick Mahomes’ backup for the upcoming 2024 season.

Wentz’s journey since leaving Philadelphia in 2020 has seen him in various backup roles across the league. However, his addition to the Chiefs’ roster ensures a solid Plan B behind Mahomes, the reigning Super Bowl LVIII MVP.

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Following in the footsteps of notable backups like Chad Henne and Blaine Gabbert, who both played crucial roles in Kansas City’s recent successes, Wentz’s arrival has drawn positive reactions on social media. Fans took to Twitter to express satisfaction with Chiefs’ general manager Veach’s decision to secure a reliable backup for Mahomes.

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