As if the Eagles didn’t have enough to be concerned about already, it turns out that rookie quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a hairline fracture in his ribs during Thurday’s preseason opener.
Injury update: QB Carson Wentz suffered a hairline fracture in his ribs during last Thursday’s game vs. Tampa Bay. pic.twitter.com/EEmEJ8aqQz
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) August 13, 2016
The NDSU product completed 50% of his 24 passes on Thursday, throwing for 89 yards and an interception.
Carson Wentz missed all of the team activities today due to rib soreness and was later taken for a CT scan. The result of which showed a hairline fracture. While an exact timescale for his return is unknown, The Eagles hope to see Wentz back in action before the end of the team’s preseason schedule.
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