has reached an agreement with quarterback Marcus Mariota philadelphia eagles The one-year, $5 million deal is up to $8 million, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
atlanta falcons Mariota was released on February 28, in order to free up more salary cap space and move on from a player who had lost his starting spot.
Mariota, 29, started the first 13 games of the 2022 season for the Falcons before saying goodbye to the rookie desmond ridderwho started the final four games.
Mariota signed with Atlanta last year on the same day the team traded Matt Ryan As far as Indianapolis Colts after a failed chase Deshaun Watson, This was Mariota’s second time at an opening gig after losing his opening job with tennessee titans spending in 2019 and as the next two seasons derek carrbackup with las vegas raiders,
Mariota completed 61.3% of his passes for 2,219 yards, 15 touchdowns and 9 interceptions last season. He also had career highs as a sophomore with 85 carries for 438 yards with four touchdowns, the second most rushing touchdowns of his career.
He has played in 87 games – with 74 starts – in his eight-year career between Tennessee, Las Vegas and Atlanta. Teams went 34–40 when he started games, and Mariota completed 62.6% of his passes for 15,656 yards, 92 touchdowns, and 54 interceptions. He has rushed 349 times for 2,012 yards and 17 touchdowns.
ESPN’s Michael Rothstein contributed to this report.