Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is not going to want surgical procedure for his again harm and would possibly be capable to play on Sunday towards the Los Angeles Rams, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson advised reporters on Friday.
Wentz has a fracture in his again and initially was listed as questionable for the Rams sport, however later within the day was downgraded to uncertain.
“He has a stress harm advanced over time and requires no surgical procedure,” Pederson advised reporters. “I am not asking or answering any extra questions on it. We’re taking part in the Rams in two days in the event you guys have not figured this out.
“If we put him on the market, there must be 100 % that there isn’t a threat of something additional.”
Wentz has not practiced all week and Pederson mentioned that the complete restoration for Wentz’s again harm may take as much as three months.
Pederson was requested if he’s involved by Wentz’s historical past of accidents relationship to school.
“I believe you guys can sit right here and say it is most likely a pink flag,” Pederson mentioned. “Lots of accidents happen due to the character of the game. The violent hits of this sport; guys know precisely what they’re stepping into, even at a younger age and I believe Carson isn’t any totally different.
“However transferring ahead we’d like to ensure we do a greater job of defending him, beginning with the offensive line, beginning with the backs. He does his half getting the ball out of his hand. I do my half by perhaps incorporating extra screens and fast throws to assist that, but it surely’s not in any means going to alter the aggressiveness of my nature or his transferring ahead.”
Tremendous Bowl MVP quarterback Nick Foles is predicted to begin Sunday for the Eagles (6-7).