Carson Wentz may be having a tough season with the Eagles, but the franchise quarterback has plenty to be thankful for this holiday.
He and wife Maddie Oberg, who got married in July 2018, are having a baby.
Wentz announced the news on Instagram on Thanksgiving Day with a post featuring his Golden Retrievers, Henley, Jersey and Riggs.
Henley, who gave birth to a litter of puppies a few years back, is posed next to a sign reading “I’m not the only mom in the house,” while Riggs, a puppy who recently turned one, is sitting near a book titled, “How to Be a Big Brother.” Jersey, meanwhile, is holding a stocking for the newcomer along with a set of ultrasounds showing Baby Wentz-to-be.
No specific details on due date were revealed.
The Eagles official social media accounts shouted out the news, and Wentz got lots of congratulatory comments from teammates — some of whom have little ones of their own, and some of whom decidedly do not. Here’s the rundown.
“Congrats bro” — Rodney McLeod, safety
McLeod just got married inJuly 2019, so no surprise he and his wife Erika don’t have any children yet. They do have an English Bulldog named Ceasar, who’s reportedly a speedy runner (at least for his breed).
“Congrats big dawg” — Miles Sanders, running back
Currently in the midst of his rookie season, Sanders is just 22 years old. The Penn State grad does have a girlfriend, or at least he used to — his Instagram has been scrubbed of the images he posted of them together last winter. So, no kids to speak of.
“Welcome to the club Brodie” — Desean Jackson, wide receiver
Jackson has plenty of reason to act knowledgeable: he has three sons.
Two of them are toddlers — one born in 2016 and another in 2018 to his current wife, model and Insta influencer Kayla Phillips. He also has an older son named Tru, according to Information Cradle, whose mom is Jackson’s high school girlfriend Chantel Jeffries.
“Congrats bro” — Darren Sproles, running back
Sproles and his wife Michel, who married in 2010, have two daughters. The couple is big into childhood development; together they run a nonprofit called Sproles Empowered Youth, which aims to empower teenagers with life skills that help them become responsible adults.
“Congratulations to you guys?” — Vinny Curry, defensive end
Curry either keeps his private life to himself better than most pro athletes or he just doesn’t hasn’t found someone who suits. There are pretty much no reports of him being in a longterm relationship.