Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz underwent a scan on his again Wednesday that was inconclusive and was scheduled to endure an MRI on Thursday to assist diagnose a difficulty that has plagued him for a number of weeks, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Wentz is unlikely to play Sunday night time in opposition to the Los Angeles Rams, the supply stated. NFL Community first reported that Wentz was unlikely to play this week.
Eagles coach Doug Pederson stated Wentz was experiencing “soreness” and “tightness” in his again when he stated the quarterback would not apply Wednesday.
This is not the primary time this season that Wentz has appeared on the harm report due to his again. He was a restricted participant on consecutive Wednesdays in late October, however Wednesday’s absence marked the primary time he has missed a apply this season.
It was one 12 months in the past Monday that Wentz tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee in opposition to the Rams. The primary storyline heading into this week was Wentz’s return to the L.A. Coliseum for the primary time for the reason that harm for a rematch in opposition to Jared Goff, who went first total within the 2016 NFL draft, one slot forward of Wentz.
Now it is unclear if he’ll have the ability to play. If he cannot, Tremendous Bowl MVP Nick Foles will take the reins because the 6-7 Eagles strive to hold their playoff hopes alive in opposition to the 11-2 Rams.
ESPN’s Tim McManus contributed to this report.