Carson Wentz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Taylor Heinicke Expected to Start for Commanders over Carson Wentz in Week 18

    Clutch Points "The Washington Commanders quarterback rotation this season has been a confusing and winding journey. They’ll enter Week 18 with a different quarterback under center as the Commanders look towards the future. Washington started Carson Wentz in Week 17. That..." January 04

  • Why the Commanders turned back to Carson Wentz with playoffs at stake

    ESPN "The Washington Commanders traded for quarterback Carson Wentz last offseason for a reason: They viewed him as an upgrade over Taylor Heinicke. It makes sense they’re turning to Wentz again with two games left and a playoff spot at stake. Washington..." December 28

  • Ron Rivera on Carson Wentz: We’re looking for a little bit of a spark

    Pro Football Talk "Commanders head coach Ron Rivera has decided to go back to Carson Wentz as the team’s starting quarterback and he explained the rationale behind that decision at his Wednesday press conference. Taylor Heinicke led the team to wins in five of his first..." December 28

  • Carson Wentz to start for Commanders, Ron Rivera benches Taylor Heinicke

    Pro Football Talk "The Commanders have a new starting quarterback. Their old starting quarterback. Carson Wentz will start Sunday’s game against the Browns, the team announced. " December 28

  • Commanders Activate Carson Wentz From IR

    Pro Football Rumors "Nearing the end of his activation window, Carson Wentz has officially been brought back into the fold. The Commanders announced on Monday that the veteran quarterback has been activated from IR. Washington had until Wednesday to do so, or else Wentz would have been..." December 12

  • Carson Wentz: I’m going to do what I can to help and support Taylor Heinicke

    Pro Football Talk "With Taylor Heinicke leading the Commanders to a 4-1 record in their last five games, head coach Ron Rivera elected to keep him as the starter over Carson Wentz, who is returning from a finger injury. Wentz was designated to return from injured reserve on Wednesday and..." November 23

  • Commanders' Ron Rivera confirms Taylor Heinicke will remain starter over Carson Wentz

    Clutch Points "Washington Commanders head coach Ron Rivera had just one word to describe why he confirmed his decision to keep the team’s new sheriff in town and start quarterback Taylor Heinicke over Carson Wentz in a 23-10 Sunday win over the Houston Texans:..." November 20

  • Ron Rivera: Carson Wentz not cleared yet, we’ll see what happens

    Pro Football Talk "After the Commanders’ 32-21 win over the Eagles on Monday night, head coach Ron Rivera and quarterback Taylor Heinicke were both asked about the possibility of a quarterback change with Carson Wentz becoming eligible to return from injured..." November 15

  • Carson Wentz shares message on Instagram following hand surgery

    Larry Brown Sports "Carson Wentz shared a message on Instagram Tuesday, a day after he underwent surgery on his throwing hand. Wentz suffered a broken bone in his ring finger during Washington’s Week 6 win over Chicago on Thursday night. Though he played through the injury and finished the game,..." October 18

  • Carson Wentz out 4-6 weeks with fractured finger

    The Score "Washington Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz is facing an absence of four-to-six weeks after fracturing the ring finger of his throwing hand, sources told Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL Network. Wentz reportedly could be placed on injured reserve and is..." October 17

  • Is Carson Wentz Doing A Giant 'I Think You Should Leave' Bit? An Investigation

    The Big Lead "Carson Wentz has taken a tremendous amount of heat during his first year with the Washington Commanders and dealt with a soap oprea-like atmosphere, as evidenced by his head coach Ron Rivera stomping out of his postgame press conference last night. After a win in which Wentz did..." October 14

  • Commanders' Carson Wentz to see doctor about injured throwing hand and shoulder

    CBS Sports "The Washington Commanders found a way to get back into the win column in Week 6, as they defeated the Chicago Bears in a thrilling Thursday night matchup, 12-7. Washington quarterback Carson Wentz is a bit banged-up, however, and he's going to get checked out..." October 14

  • Ron Rivera heatedly denies Carson Wentz trade a Dan Snyder move

    ESPN " Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera strongly defended his role in acquiring quarterback Carson Wentz, then ended his news conference by walking off the podium. "I'm sorry, I'm done," Rivera said as he headed toward an exit door after..." October 14

  • Alex Smith Called Out Ron Rivera For Throwing Carson Wentz Under the Bus

    The Big Lead "The Washington Commanders are off to a 1-4 start and headed for their sixth consecutive losing season and third under Ron Rivera. Asked why the Commanders are having such trouble rebuilding while the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys seem to have..." October 11

  • 3 reasons the Carson Wentz trade is already a failure for the Washington Commanders

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Commanders struck one of the most surprising trades of the 2022 NFL offseason, acquiring Carson Wentz as part of an active quarterback carousel. Many were skeptical of the move at the time, but the Commanders’ front office and coaching staff believed Wentz could turn things..." October 05

  • Costs of Commanders’ Carson Wentz acquisition weighing heavily on Washington

    The Athletic "The Washington Commanders made a choice that went beyond their next starting quarterback when they traded for Carson Wentz. Acquiring a veteran with status at the sport’s most crucial position means taking on a significant salary and cap hit. Quarterback is a..." September 29

  • Ron Rivera 'not worried' about Carson Wentz, says QB will 'bounce back'

    CBS Sports "Washington Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz had far from his best performance Sunday. Against the Philadelphia Eagles, Wentz went 25-for-43 with 211 yards, one fumble and nine sacks taken in the 24-8 defeat. Still, head coach Ron Rivera is not worried about..." September 28

  • Donovan McNabb says Jalen Hurts is a franchise QB, thinks he's better for team than Carson Wentz

    CBS Sports "Jalen Hurts is answering all the questions whether he can be the Philadelphia Eagles' franchise quarterback through the first two games, raising the expectations of a franchise that was pretty optimistic heading into the year. The Eagles having a young and productive quarterback..." September 23

  • Carson Wentz's time in Philly included MVP moments, benchings

    ESPN "Carson Wentz enjoyed the highs in Philadelphia: He was a frontrunner for MVP honors as the Eagles quarterback in 2017 and revived that talk with his play in 2019. And Wentz endured the lows: He suffered a devastating knee injury, was benched by the Eagles three years after that..." September 23

  • Carson Wentz on Eagles: Try not to make game bigger than it needs to be

    Pro Football Talk "Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz took a walk down memory lane in Week One when he faced a Jaguars team coached by his first NFL head coach Doug Pederson and he’ll take another one this weekend. The Eagles will be coming to Washington for an NFC East matchup that..." September 22

  • Commanders' Jonathan Allen dismisses idea Carson Wentz is locker room issue

    CBS Sports "Carson Wentz and the Washington Commanders are still in the honeymoon phase, evident by Wentz's four touchdown performance in Sunday's win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Wentz had an impressive debut for Washington, completing 27 of 41 passes for 313 yards with four..." September 13

  • Colts fans must face harsh reality, last season wasn’t all Carson Wentz’s fault

    Clutch Points "The Indianapolis Colts collapsed in the last game of the season last year, losing to the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars and missing out on the 2021 playoffs. Colts fans, media, and the organization as a whole placed the blame squarely on quarterback Carson Wentz and shipped him off to..." September 12

  • Carson Wentz: It’ll be fun to compete against Doug Pederson

    Pro Football Talk "If there’s any coach in the league who knows quarterback Carson Wentz, it’s Doug Pederson. But after the two spent five years together with the Eagles, they’ll meet on opposite sidelines on Sunday when the Commanders take on the Jaguars. On..." September 08

  • Commanders QB Carson Wentz more comfortable than ever, but will his game change?

    ESPN "Washington Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz has a level of comfort that may have been missing in Philadelphia and Indianapolis. He feels good about his family situation. They’re living in a rural town in northern Virginia more than an hour outside of the..." September 08

  • Commanders to rely on Carson Wentz in more ways than one to open season

    Sportsnaut "New Washington Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz played the first five seasons of his NFL career under Doug Pederson with the Philadelphia Eagles. Set to start his first regular-season game in a Commanders uniform, it all comes full circle for the former No. 2 pick. Wentz and his..." September 06

  • Carson Wentz bought ex-Washington coach’s mansion

    Larry Brown Sports "Carson Wentz does not have any guaranteed money on his contract beyond the 2022 season, but the veteran quarterback is still making himself at home with the Washington Commanders. He can only hope his new residence brings him more good fortunate that it did its previous owner. Wentz..." August 26

  • Colts owner has another harsh comment about Carson Wentz

    Larry Brown Sports "Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay clearly regrets that the team traded for Carson Wentz last year, and he still is not ready to pass up an opportunity to express that. Irsay spoke this week about the disappointing way the 2021 season ended for the Colts. While he did not mention..." August 21

  • Commanders president Jason Wright threatens to restrict reporter's access after Carson Wentz interview

    The Score "Washington Commanders president Jason Wright wasn't happy with the questions Scott Abraham of 7News DC asked quarterback Carson Wentz in a recent interview. Wright criticized Abraham on Friday, threatening to restrict the reporter's access following his..." August 12

  • Carson Wentz, Washington Commanders pass-catchers see chemistry improve in camp

    ESPN "It was just a pass during one nondescript practice in early August. Yet it was the sort of play the Washington Commanders hoped to see: quarterback Carson Wentz pumping the ball, then hitting receiver Terry McLaurin with a back-shoulder throw. The play..." August 12

  • Ron Rivera on Carson Wentz: The narratives are all unfair

    BroBible "The Washington Commanders, as if they were already the butt of the joke often enough, decided to bring in embattled quarterback Carson Wentz this offseason and install him as the team’s starting quarterback. The Commanders acquired Wentz from the Colts after spending just one..." August 11