Carson Wentz Expected Healthy For Offseason Program

For the second consecutive season, an injury kept Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz out of the postseason in 2018. Unlike last season, however, the team’s franchise signal-caller is expected to be ready for the team’s offseason program in 2019, ESPN’s Adam Schefter writes

A stress fracture in his back sidelined the third-year quarterback for the final five games of the season. The Eagles once again rallied behind Nick Foles, however, made it to the playoffs and downed the NFC North champion Bears in the Wild Card round.

Though he will be healthy enough to take the field for the program in April, it remains to be seen if the Eagles want to run him back out there.

Schefter notes that some in the organization believe his back injury is related to the knee issues he had in 2017. There is no definitive proof to those theories, however.

With Foles expected to be starting in a new locale in 2019, the Eagles will not have the luxury of having arguably the league’s best backup should Wentz sustain another major injury in 2019.

Wentz looked the part of franchise quarterback when he was healthy in 2018. He finished the campaign with 3,074 yards and 21 touchdowns with a 69.6 completion percentage in 11 games.

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7 comments on “Carson Wentz Expected Healthy For Offseason Program

    • 700Level

      Wentz gets them to the playoffs and Sudfeld leads them to another SB victory.

  1. Guest617

    playing a contact sport while relying on a injury prone player’s a great business decision – philly!

    • Polish Hammer

      Damn lightweight, you’d think he’d play through a broken back and shredding his knee…

  2. sportsfan101

    The eagles stand no chance going forward anyone who thinks they do are legit idiots the only player who gave them a chance at winning playoffs there letting walk putting full confidence in the qb who can’t stay healthy. Gonna be great watching them not make playoffs again with wentz

  3. justinkm19

    I’m a Cowboys fan and Wentz is a good QB, but for whatever reason the Eagles respond to Foles late in the season. I’m not sure I would trust Wentz and his health moving forward. It will certainly be interesting to see how it plays out.

    • zenopsu

      You have to at least entertain trade talks for wentz. Teams would overpay big time. Carson Palmer got 2 firsts from Oakland for Cincy. AJ feely got a 2nd round pick. If the giants would take wentz for Barkley and their first round pick would you do it? Foles, Saquon and the Giants top pick. I would

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