Colts quarterback Carson Wentz is out indefinitely after struggling a foot injury on the finish of follow on Thursday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Mike Wells reports.
He’ll endure additional testing on the injury to find out the precise extent of the injury, per ESPN.
Indianapolis second-year quarterback Jacob Eason took the snaps because the starter in follow on Friday, with Sam Ellinger and Jalen Morton as backups.
Eason is anticipated to take the starter reps as Wentz stays out.
Wentz is in his first coaching camp with the Colts after coming over from the Eagles in an offseason commerce. Indianapolis despatched two draft picks to amass Wentz from Philadelphia, trying to resurrect the quarterback’s profession after he struggled in 2020 season.
Wentz’s 2020 marketing campaign resulted in Week 13 after he was benched through the Eagles’ loss to the Packers. Rookie quarterback Jalen Hurts received the beginning for the remainder of the 12 months because the Eagles completed fourth within the NFC East (4-11-1).
Wentz spent the primary 5 years of his profession in Philadelphia after being chosen by the Eagles because the No. 2 decide within the 2016 NFL draft.
His finest season got here in 2017 when he led the Eagles to an 11–2 begin. He was compelled to overlook the remainder of the 12 months after struggling a torn ACL towards the Rams in Week 14. Later chosen to the Professional Bowl, Wentz earned a ring because the Eagles went on to win Tremendous Bowl LII, a 41–33 defeat of the Patriots, as backup Nick Foles took over as quarterback and was named Tremendous Bowl MVP.
The next season, Wentz began in simply 11 video games resulting from his ACL restoration and a again vertebral fracture.
In 2019, Wentz completed with 4,039 passing yards, 27 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions, changing into the the primary quarterback in franchise historical past to cross for at the least 4,000 yards. The Eagles went 9–7, however fell within the wild-card spherical after Wentz suffered a concussion within the first quarter.
The 28-year-old signed a four-year, $128 million deal in June 2019 and went 35-32-1 because the Eagles’ starter.
With Indianapolis, he was been reunited with his former offensive coordinator Frank Reich.
The Colts had been 11-5 final season, and want to make simply their third postseason look since 2014 this 12 months.
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