After quarterback Carson Wentz underperformed in what had been “win-and-we’re-in” Week 17 and 18 video games that the Indianapolis Colts misplaced to overlook out on the postseason match, a number of people related to the membership all however mentioned that Wentz’s time with the group was borrowed, at greatest.
Crew proprietor Jim Irsay vowed “to do no matter it takes” to get the Colts again into the playoffs as quickly as doable, and neither normal supervisor Chris Ballard nor head coach Frank Reich dedicated to holding Wentz their QB1 when given alternatives to take action in January. After the Colts agreed to commerce Wentz to the Washington Commanders, stories surfaced that some throughout the Indianapolis franchise had been “annoyed” with the 29-year-old since even earlier than the beginning of this previous season.
As Professional Soccer Discuss’s Josh Alper defined, Wentz met with media members as a Commanders participant for the primary time Thursday and mentioned he was “positively stunned” he and the Colts parted methods after solely a single marketing campaign working collectively.
“Generally I ponder the identical, to be sincere,” Wentz admitted about asking himself how his relationship with the Colts allegedly soured so rapidly. “I feel it was a yr that had highs and lows, ups and downs. However the way in which we completed, the way in which I completed, was horrible. It was horrible. It was powerful to swallow.”
Per Nick Shook of the NFL’s web site, Wentz added:
“Anytime you are in a brand new place, you need it to work out. You wish to be there, you wish to do the most effective you possibly can for that group, that group, that fan base and God prepared, it really works out for a very long time. It did not. And God modifications our plans. Right here we’re, and we’re excited for it.”
As for the Colts, they might be turning their eyes towards Cleveland Browns starter Baker Mayfield even when the Browns really feel they wish to run it again with the 2018 first-overall draft choose after lacking out on Houston Texans star Deshaun Watson.