Issues simply hold getting worse for Carson Wentz.
The Commanders quarterback has been positioned on injured reserve with a fractured finger forward of Washington’s recreation Sunday towards the Inexperienced Bay Packers, the workforce introduced on Saturday.
Wentz will probably be out for no less than 4 video games, which implies he received’t be accessible for when the Commanders tackle his two former employers, the Colts and the Eagles.
Carson Wentz will probably be out for no less than the subsequent 4 video games.Getty Pictures
Washington travels to Indianapolis, the place Wentz spent final season after being dealt from the Eagles, on Oct. 30 and to Philadelphia on Nov. 14.
Wentz fractured his ring finger through the Commanders’ 12-7 win over the Bears final week. He threw for simply 99 yards in that recreation with zero touchdowns and nil interceptions.
Washington’s offense has struggled enormously during the last month. After tallying a mixed 55 factors in its first two video games, the Commanders have scored 47 of their previous 4. This season, Wentz has thrown for 10 touchdowns with six interceptions and been sacked an NFL-high 23 occasions.
The favored Taylor Heinicke will probably begin for the Commanders. The Outdated Dominion product has tossed 22 touchdowns in 24 profession video games.