What Happened to Marcus Mariota Get All the Details You Need Here!

American football quarterback Marcus Mariota recently had an eight-season run with the Atlanta Falcons before signing with Philadelphia Eagles as his next stop on his journey through NFL life. Following this transitional period with Atlanta Falcons, Marcus signed for Philadelphia Eagles to begin an exciting new chapter of his NFL journey.

Mariota’s New Venture with the Eagles

Marcus Mariota recently found new opportunity in Philadelphia after departing the Falcons. Signing a one-year contract, Mariota now fills Jalen Hurts’ position of backup quarterback while Howie Roseman expressed confidence in Mariota’s skillset to lead their offense effectively at times when needed.

Mariota’s Role in the Eagles’ Offense

Mariota is known for his excellent athleticism and mobility, traits that align well with the Eagles’ offensive system. Mariota should provide adequate replacement if Hurts becomes unavailable for any reason; his history with injuries raises some concern over his durability if called upon as the starting quarterback.

As it currently stands, the Eagles quarterback depth chart includes Jalen Hurts as their starting quarterback; Marcus Mariota serves as their backup; Tanner McKee and Ian Book make up their lineup.

Marcus Mariota: The Journey So Far

Marcus Mariota has spent his long NFL career playing for four teams – Tennessee Titans, Las Vegas Raiders, Atlanta Falcons and most recently Philadelphia Eagles.

Mariota was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft and has proved his capabilities both starting quarterback and as a backup. Despite facing obstacles such as injuries and team releases, his extensive experience in the league adds immense value to his current role with the Eagles.

Mariota’s Resilience in the NFL

Despite losing the starting quarterback position to Desmond Ridder and being released by the Las Vegas Raiders on February 28, 2023, Mariota’s resilience saw him continue his NFL journey. Marcus Mariota hopes his move to Philadelphia gives him another opportunity to reignite his professional career and contribute significantly. Marcus remains active within NFL, eagerly participating in all activities with his new squad.

Marcus Mariota’s Personal Beliefs

Though not a Mormon, Mariota identifies as a Christian. Mariota has expressed admiration for Mormon beliefs, while cultivating relationships within its community. During an interview, he emphasised his belief in glorifying God through athletic performance by saying: ‘When an athlete possesses skills granted from above they want to use those gifts from Him to glorify His name.”

About Marcus Mariota

Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota, more commonly known by his nickname of Marcus Mariota, is an American football quarterback currently playing for Philadelphia Eagles of NFL. Selected second overall by Tennessee Titans during 2015 NFL Draft. From 2012-14 he served as starting quarterback of University of Oregon football team before receiving valuable professional experience that has now guided him toward Philadelphia Eagles career path.

Christopher Stern

Christopher Stern is a Washington-based reporter. Chris spent many years covering tech policy as a business reporter for renowned publications. He has extensive experience covering Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Federal Trade Commissions. He is a graduate of Middlebury College. Email:[email protected]

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