Offbeat Carson Wentz: I feel really confident I’ll play Week One

18:50  07 may  2018
18:50  07 may  2018 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Carson Wentz , who tore both the ACL and LCL in his left knee in December, said he is confident he'll be back for Week 1 next September. I 100 percent feel I ’ ll be back better than ever, stronger than ever, and with no looking back.’’

January 26: Carson Wentz ' confident ' he' ll play in Eagles' 2018 opener. “It’s hard to talk about timetables because these kinds of things are fluid,’’ the Eagles quarterback told reporters. “But I feel very confident , I truly believe

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Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz thinks he’ll be the starting quarterback when the 2018 NFL season opens in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 6.

Wentz said on NFL Network that the ACL he tore on December 10 is healing well enough that a full recovery in less than nine months is reasonable.

“Rehab has been great,” he said. “It’s quite the process. It can be painful some days. But so far everything is going well. My goal is to be back for Week One.”

And how confident is Wentz that he’ll reach that goal?

“I’m very confident,” he said. “It’s a fluid process so you never know but I’m doing what the doctors say and taking it step by step. There’s times you feel great and you want to push yourself but you’ve got to stay the course with what the doctors are saying. I feel really good and really confident for Week One.”

The Eagles will surely not push Wentz to come back, and the way Nick Foles played after Wentz went down shows they don’t need to. But they want him back in Week One, and he thinks he’ll be there.

Eagles coach Pederson pleased with QB Wentz’s rehab .
Coach Doug Pederson of the Philadelphia Eagles said on Friday that he is encouraged by the progress of quarterback Carson Wentz in his rehab from torn ligaments in his left knee. Although pictures of Wentz throwing to teammates on the practice field, he has not been medically cleared to do more."He's making progress each day, and we just continue that process, and he continues to throw and get stronger," Pederson said as the Eagles began their rookie minicamp on Friday. "It's a fine line, too, this time of year, of maybe trying to do too much, too soon.

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