It's too early to know for sure if rookie quarterback ... - [Full Article]

It's too early to know for sure if rookie quarterback Carson Wentz will play in the preseason finale on Thursday against the New York Jets, but he's certainly made a lot of progress recovering from a hairline fracture in his ribs.

Head coach Doug Pederson said that Wentz had a "full go" throwing session on Friday before the team left for Indianapolis and that Wentz's pain was described as a "dull pain." Wentz followed up with an impressive throwing performance prior to Saturday night's game and Pederson said after the 33-23 Eagles win that Wentz might be ready to go against the Jets.

“You know he worked out tonight and went through a full workout,” Pederson said. "He’s in a position to possibly play next week. He’s still a little bit sore so we’ll monitor that. We’ll make sure he’s rested here the next couple of days and I don’t want to jeopardize him by any stretch of the imagination there, but at the same time if he’s ready to go he’ll play next Thursday.”

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Wentz was injured in the preseason opener against Tampa Bay when he took a shot to the ribs as he fired off a pass from the pocket. Two days later, the extent of the injury was diagnosed and Wentz missed the preseason wins in Pittsburgh and Indianapolis.

Filed Under: 2016, Preseason

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