Carson Wentz injury update: Eagles QB starting 2018 season ‘realistic’

Carson Wentz injury update: Eagles QB starting 2018 season 'realistic'

Carson Wentz is assured he’ll be again beneath middle at first of the 2018 season.

The Eagles quarterback has a “sensible” likelihood of creating his return in subsequent season’s opening sport after struggling a torn ACL and LCL in a Week 14 win over the Rams in December, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

Whereas his Week 1 look is not assured, the surgeon who carried out the operation on Wentz’s knee expressed optimism that he may very well be wholesome sufficient to place in work at coaching camp barring any additional setbacks in his restoration.

One supply instructed Rapoport that “9 months will get us to September. Then it will be 12 months till he actually appears to be like the identical.”

“I’m aiming for Week 1,” Wentz instructed reporters final week. “The rehab schedule would not change an entire lot. I am feeling very assured with it.

“I 100 p.c imagine I will be again higher than ever, stronger than ever, with no trying again.”

Wentz, 25, threw for three,296 yards and ranked second within the NFL in landing passes with 33 to only seven interceptions regardless of lacking the ultimate three video games of the common season.