Wentz on 3rd Down

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Carson Wentz continues to impress in his sophomore season with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Century High School graduate is the best 3rd down quarterback in the NFL right now.

He was 8-9 for 207 yards and 3 TD on 3rd downs in Sunday’s victory over the Arizona Cardinals. The Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson says Carson is trusting what he sees, if an audible needs to be called.

"We give him a little flexibility there however it's a thing that we also work on in practice and it's got to be within the game plan that we've discussed and worked on. We do have a system where it's just a take it system. Where I can call the formation and get to the line quickly, bark our cadence and see what the defense has done. Kind of what Peyton Manning had some in his career," said Pederson.

For the season, Wentz is 37-52 for 71 percent on 3rd down. He has 6 touchdowns and 574 yards, all of those numbers are tops in the NFL.

The Eagles play at Carolina on Thursday night.

Quotes courtesy: philadelphiaeagles.com