NFL Analyst Explains Why Frank Reich Can Help Carson Wentz Make a Comeback

Published 03/29/2021, 4:39 PM EDT
October 4, 2020; Santa Clara, California, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) passes the football against the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter at Levi’s Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


Carson Wentz is looking to make a comeback this season. After a disappointing season with the Philadelphia Eagles, Wentz is now a member of the Indianapolis Colts. The trade seemed inevitable, especially after the sacking of Head Coach Doug Pederson.

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With a fresh start on the books, Wentz could be looking to make his way back to prominence. And Colts Head Coach Frank Reich could be the person to help him do just that.

NFL analyst Dan Graziano spoke about Carson Wentz and the Indianapolis Colts. He believes that Frank Reich has all the tools in his pockets to help Carson Wentz fix his career.

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Furthermore, Reich will be able to communicate with former members of the Eagles’ organization, including Doug Pederson. Reich will take the opportunity to set Wentz up for success.

“Not only is Frank Reich a bright offensive mind, Frank Reich is a good coach of human beings who sets a great tone in Indianapolis organization. He’s also a man who has friends in the Philadelphia organization where he used to work.

“He knows Doug Pederson, Press Taylor who was on that coaching staff last year is now on Indy’s coaching staff. Frank Reich has had every opportunity, and I guarantee you he has seized on it to find out what went wrong last year.”

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Wentz had a dreadful season with the Eagles last year. Despite having been a great performer in years past, Wentz put in a poor showing for the majority of the last season.

Towards the end, Head Coach Doug Pederson had no choice but to sideline him in favor of back-up quarterback Jalen Hurts. Last season spelled the end for Carson Wentz in the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Dec 6, 2020; Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) gets a pass away while under pressure from Green Bay Packers defensive end Dean Lowry (94) in the first quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Can Carson Wentz recover his form this season? Despite a difficult campaign last year, Wentz has proven his capability in the past.

Furthermore, he is a former Super Bowl winner and can show the world why he was trusted in Philadelphia. Wentz is a former MVP contender and will be looking for redemption going into the new season with the Indianapolis Colts.

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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