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Will Carson Wentz play in Week 3? Ankle harm makes Colts QB's standing unsure vs. Tennessee


Carson Wentz’s standing is unsure forward of the Colts’ Week 3 recreation vs. the Titans, in response to a Monday replace from coach Frank Reich.

Reich advised reporters that Wentz suffered two ankle sprains in Sunday’s 27-24 loss to the Rams, which dropped Indianapolis to 0-2 on the season. Experiences counsel Wentz suffered a left ankle sprain early within the recreation, whereas a proper ankle sprain knocked him out within the fourth quarter.

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When requested whether or not Wentz would be capable to play Sunday vs. Tennessee, Reich mentioned he wanted extra data from a medical assembly later Monday to find out a weeklong plan for his quarterback to return.

“We’ll should see the way it goes,” Reich mentioned.

Reich advised reporters following Sunday’s recreation that Wentz “rolled his ankle up fairly good,” including “there was no probability” he may have returned to steer the Colts within the waning minutes. He completed the sport finishing 20 of 31 passes for 247 yards, a landing and an interception. He was on the sideline as backup quarterback Jacob Eason quarterbacked Indianapolis in its final two drives of the sport.

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On his first possession, Eason threw an interception to Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey, seemingly ending the sport.

Eason bought one other shot at main the Colts to a comeback victory, however he completed the sport finishing simply 2 of 5 passes for 15 yards and the interception.

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This is not the primary time an harm has positioned Wentz’s standing within the air this yr. The previous Eagles quarterback had a process to take away a bone in his foot on Aug. 2. He reportedly was anticipated to be sidelined as much as 12 weeks.

Wentz in the end began Week 1 towards the Seahawks, towards whom he accomplished 25 of 38 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns. He was sacked thrice for a lack of 28 yards towards Seattle and confronted 10 quarterback hits. On Sunday, he was sacked thrice for a lack of 27 yards, and confronted 11 quarterback hits.


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