Saint Louis alumnus Marcus Mariota has signed a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles worth $8 million, according to an ESPN report.
Mariota was most recently was the Atlanta Falcons in 2022 before a stint with the Las Vegas Raiders from 2020 to 2021. From 2015 to 2019, the No. 2 overall pick of the NFL Draft was with the Tennessee Titans.
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Mariota is expected to serve as the backup to Jalen Hurts, who enjoyed a breakout 2022 season in which he led the Eagles to an appearance in the 2023 Super Bowl, although Philadelphia lost 38-35 to the Kansas City Chiefs.