Carson Wentz recently had his mechanics re-evaluated
Due to his season-ending injury, Carson Wentz was worried that his mechanics might’ve downgraded.
The last two seasons had plenty of ups and downs for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz. After being selected second overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, the pressure was on from day one. Although Wentz showed a lot of positives in his rookie season, he had a ton of work to do in the offseason. His 16 touchdowns to 14 interceptions looked terrible on paper. Not to mention, the Eagles missed the playoffs with a 7-9 record, which placed last in the division.
A rough rookie season was nothing to Wentz, though. During his second NFL offseason, Wentz decided he would pay a visit to a quarterback guru to work on his mechanics. While the rest of the league chuckled over an NFL quarterback working on mechanics after year two, Wentz ultimately got the last laugh in.
The 2017 season featured a whole different side of Wentz. Through 13 weeks, he led the Eagles to an 11-2 record before going down with the ACL injury that still has him working to get healthier. Despite having limited movement, Wentz still wants to make sure he maintains excellent form with his throwing. So recently, Wentz and the Eagles decided to send some film of Wentz throwing to his quarterback Guru’s to get a re-evaluation on his mechanics. NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport has reported some good news on the feedback Wentz has received.
We’ve seen small snippets of Wentz throwing throughout the duration of his injury. A few hours before Super Bowl LII kicked off, Wentz was spotted on the field throwing bombs with ease on one leg. Then, Eagles left tackle Jason Peters took a video of Wentz sitting on the ground and throwing a perfect deep ball while in the gym working on his upper-body strength.
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Now that the QB gurus Tom House and Adam Dedeaux got a hold of some film, what we see is apparently not an over exaggeration. Wentz still got it, and he may truly genuinely come back better than ever, just like he said he would. While there is no official timetable for return, Wentz is aiming to get back on the field for Week One. It may be a longshot, but his recovery has been going great so far. At least everybody is left with some excellent news concerning Wentz’s mechanics. It honestly seems like the Eagles will only get stronger after this injury hump passes. Good news for Philly, bad news for the rest of the NFL.