"Carson Wentz was on fire Sunday. He was absolutely dropping dimes to his receivers on deep balls. He threw a perfect pass to Jordan Matthews over Malcolm Jenkins. His pass to Torrey Smith deep down the sideline was perfect, too. Perhaps the best pass of the day came when Wentz threaded the needle to Trey Burton down the middle of the field with three defenders near him. Burton might have gotten lit up in an actual game, but the ball couldn't have been placed any better."
Zangaro notes Wentz's accuracy on deep balls is a consistent theme this camp, but his throws Sunday were "shockingly good".
In his rookie season, Wentz finished as QB24 with 13.1 fantasy points per game, after only throwing for 6.23 yards per attempt (29th among qualified quarterbacks), 62.4% completion percentage (18th) and 79.3 passer rating (25th). The Eagles went out and upgraded his pass catchers by signing Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith, which should help with his fantasy production in year two. 4for4 Associate Editor TJ Hernandez notes: "Smith ranks eighth among qualifying receivers in career red zone touchdown rate and Alshon has been slightly above average inside the 20 as well. A bolstered receiving corps along with Jordan Matthews, who is quietly one of the better red zone targets in the league (34.1% career red zone touchdown rate), should result in Wentz approaching at least league average scoring rates." Wentz could be a viable streaming option in one QB leagues and a potential steady contributor in two QB leagues.