Throwback: Wentz guides the Eagles to a win over the Colts

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Carson Wentz will be traded to the Indianapolis Colts in March once the new NFL league year starts on March 17th. In exchange, the Philadelphia Eagles will receive two draft picks.

The Colts hope that he’ll transform into the old Wentz before his torn ACL in December 2017. When Colts head coach Frank Reich was his offensive coordinator, he had the best season of his career before the ACL injury.

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz looks to throw the football against the Indianapolis Colts
Carson Wentz looks to throw the football against the Indianapolis Colts (Getty Images)

We’ll take a look back on his lone performance against his new team. Wentz guided the Eagles to a 20-16 win over the Colts on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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With the win, the Eagles improved to 2-1 at the time. The Colts fell to 1-2.

Wentz went 25 of 37 for 255 yards. He also had one touchdown pass and one interception.

Wendell Smallwood and Corey Clement led the team in rushing, as both players at 56 yards. Zach Ertz and Dallas Goedert also had 73 receiving yards each.

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Colts quarterback Andrew Luck went 25 of 40 for 164 yards. He had one touchdown pass.

Luck led the team in rushing with 33 yards. T.Y. Hilton led the receivers with 50 yards.

Clement scored a rushing touchdown for the Eagles. Goedert had a touchdown reception.

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Jake Elliott also made two field goals.

Ryan Grant caught a touchdown reception for the Colts. Adam Vinatieri also made three field goals.

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