Colts coach Frank Reich didn’t decide to quarterback Carson Wentz remaining the staff’s starter subsequent season, telling reporters Monday, “we’ll take it piece by piece.”
Reich and the Colts misplaced to the Jaguars in Week 18, and missed the postseason consequently. Had it defeated Jacksonville on Sunday, Indianapolis would have made its second consecutive playoff look and third beneath Reich.
Wentz threw for 185 yards on Sunday, tossing one landing and one interception. For the season, he threw for greater than 300 yards simply twice, and threw for fewer than 200 yards in eight video games.
“We’ll consider [Wentz’s] play,” Reich informed reporters, per NFL.com. “We’ll consider how we’re teaching him, how I am teaching him, with every place in the move sport. Take it aside piece by piece, after which put it again collectively.”
When asked instantly if Wentz can be the starter shifting, Reich added, “We cherished the staff we had this 12 months, we knew everybody we introduced in this 12 months, we anticipated to play profitable soccer. Subsequent 12 months’s roster will be subsequent 12 months’s roster. I do not wish to open it up about one participant after which start speaking about all of them.”
The Colts agreed to amass Wentz in a commerce from the Eagles final offseason, buying and selling a 2021 third-round choose and what changed into a 2022 first-round choose in trade for the 28-year-old quarterback.
Wentz is presently signed by the 2024 season, a deal he signed with the Eagles. Subsequent season is the final 12 months of his contract that incorporates assured cash.