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'It's Carson Wentz Here:' Eagles New QB Ready for Philly



    Carson Wentz Ready to '#FlyEaglesFly'

    Moments after being picked No. 2 overall, Eagles QB Carson Wentz took to the team's Instagram account. (Published Friday, April 29, 2016)

    "What's up Philly fans? It's Carson Wentz here. I'm excited to head out to Philly tomorrow and #flyeaglesfly, baby," that's how the Eagles new quarterback greeted fans in a video on the Eagles Instagram feed shortly after the Birds picked him at No. 2 overall in the NFL Draft Thursday night.

    #FlyEaglesFly baby! #EaglesDraft Snapchat: @eagles

    A video posted by Philadelphia Eagles (@philadelphiaeagles) on

    Wentz, 23, is expected to be in Philadelphia Friday to meet members of the organization and talk to the media for the first time.

    You can watch his comment live on this page Friday night.

    Wentz has already seen a boost thanks to becoming as an Eagle as he went from nearly 36,000 Twitter followers before Thursday night to more than 63,000 by Friday morning.