Quarterback Marcus Mariota has actually reached an arrangement with the Philadelphia Eagles on a one-year, $5 million offer worth approximately $8 million, a source informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Atlanta Falcons launched Mariota on Feb. 28 in a transfer to both maximize more income cap area and proceed from a gamer who had actually lost his beginning position.
Mariota, 29, began the very first 13 video games of the 2022 season for the Falcons prior to being benched at the bye for novice Desmond Ridder, who began the last 4 video games.
Mariota signed with Atlanta in 2015 on the very same day the group traded Matt Ryan to the Indianapolis Colts after a stopped working pursuit of Deshaun Watson. It was Mariota’s 2nd opportunity at a beginning gig after losing his beginning task with the Tennessee Titans in 2019 and investing the next 2 seasons as Derek Carr’s backup with the Las Vegas Raiders.
Mariota finished 61.3% of his passes last season for 2,219 backyards, 15 goals and 9 interceptions. He likewise had profession highs as a rush with 85 brings for 438 backyards, scoring 4 goals, the second-most hurrying goals in his profession.
He has actually played in 87 video games — with 74 starts in his eight-year profession in between Tennessee, Las Vegas and Atlanta. Teams have actually gone 34-40 when he has actually begun video games, and Mariota has actually finished 62.6% of his passes for 15,656 backyards, 92 goals and 54 interceptions. He has actually likewise hurried 349 times for 2,012 backyards and 17 goals.
ESPN’s Michael Rothstein added to this report.