Carson Wentz addresses the fans for the first time since being injured

Carson Wentz addresses the fans for the first time since being injured

Carson Wentz addresses the fans for the first time since being injured

Although the Philadelphia Eagles have already locked up the NFC East division title and assured themselves a spot in the playoffs thanks to a 43-35 win over the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, the success came at a big cost.

Garcia is still beloved in Philadelphia after his magnificent performance in 2006, when he took over toward the end of the year after Donovan McNabb's season-ending knee injury.

The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday that league MVP candidate Carson Wentz is out for the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL.

Foles, who was 6 of 10 for 42 yards after coming into the game, will now be the starting quarterback. There is still plenty of football left to be played and this season isn't over until it's over.

"Obviously, it's been a rough day for me, personally, I'm not going to lie".

"If there's ever an opportunity for me to rally the troops as the football coach, now might be the time", Pederson said. Dr. James Andrews, in comments to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, said the timetable for return should be 9-12 months, and too many players want to rush that timetable. The touchdown was nullified by a penalty, but Wentz stayed in the game and tossed a TD pass to Alshon Jeffery four plays later. Pederson said it appeared Wentz tore his anterior cruciate ligament before contact with two tacklers. It was expected the Eagles would rest their starters, unless they needed to clinch homefield advantage (like the Cowboys did last season). We've overcome a core special-teams player this year. "I said, 'If our team is good enough to do this, which I think we are, he'll do his part.' So I just tried to show confidence in Jeff, and I had confidence in him".

"I'm absolutely ready to go - need be", Foles said after the win over the Rams. "I'm sure if you look at my Twitter, you'll still see Eagles fans wanting me to come back". They will be a heavy favorite even without Wentz.

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