Carson Wentz offers generous tip during bye-week trip

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles rookie quarterback Carson Wentz demonstrated his winning ways during the team's bye week.

The 23-year-old drafted out of North Dakota State returned there during the Eagles' off week on Oct. 1 and ran up a $1,000 tab while playing darts and shooting pool with some friends. He then picked up the tab and left a $500 tip.

Brent Tehven owns the Herd & Horns Bar and Grill in Fargo and is friends with Wentz. He vouched for the quarterback's generosity with various media outlets, including WTXF-TV in Philadelphia.

The station says Philly-style cheesesteaks are becoming popular in Fargo restaurants because of Wentz's successful rookie season, as are replicas of his No. 11 Eagles jersey.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.