Wentz completed 11 of 20 passes for 223 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 31-3 win over Houston. He added one rushing yard on two attempts. Wentz opened the scoring with a 51-yard deep ball to Parris Campbell late in the first quarter and added a 28-yard touchdown to Mo Alie-Cox in the third to give the Colts a 17-3 lead, then deferred to Jonathan Taylor and the ground game as the Colts ran away with it. He has quietly amassed an efficient 9:1 TD:INT this season, including multiple touchdown passes in each of the past three games. Wentz will look to keep that streak going on the road in Week 7 against a 49ers team that will be coming out of its bye.
Wentz completed 25 of 35 passes for 402 yards and two touchdowns in Monday night's 31-25 overtime loss to the Ravens. He also was sacked twice and lost a fumble. Wentz started the night with a screen pass that Jonathan Taylor took 76 yards for a touchdown, giving the Colts their first first-quarter TD all season. The signal-caller then led his team into the red zone on his second series, only to be sacked while losing a fumble in the process. To begin the third quarter, Wentz added another touchdown thanks to a remarkable contested grab by Michael Pittman that went for 42 yards. Along with his big scoring plays, Wentz made hay with intermediate and short completions, helping him rack up his most yardage yet as a Colt. Although his 400-plus yards still weren't enough to clinch a victory as the defense collapsed down the stretch against Lamar Jackson, Wentz at least approaches Week 6's favorable matchup against the Texans coming off a strong performance.
Wentz was listed as a full participant on the Colts' initial Week 5 injury report released Thursday, an indication that the team is comfortable with his health after he sprained both of his ankles in a Week 2 loss to the Rams, JJ Stankevitz of the team's official site reports. "I definitely feel much better," Wentz said. "I came out of the [Colts' Week 4 win over the Dolphins] thankfully unscathed. Felt good the next morning and the extra rest here early in the week has definitely helped as well." The Colts' injury report featured "ankle" rather than "ankles" next to his name, suggesting that he's at least 100 percent recovered from one of the sprains. The other ankle sprain doesn't look like it will bother him much moving forward, either, even though he had a rough outing in his first game coming off the injury in the Week 3 loss to the Titans. Wentz bounced back well in Week 4 with his best performance as a Colt, completing 24 of 32 attempts for 228 yards and two touchdowns while carrying five times for eight yards. Wentz's involvement in the run game was a particularly encouraging sight, given that he didn't attempt any runs against the Titans in his first game coming off the injury. The Colts shouldn't have to adjust their game plan out of any concern for Wentz's health in Monday's contest in Baltimore.
Wentz (ankles) completed 24 of 32 passes for 228 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Colts' 27-17 win over the Dolphins on Sunday. He also rushed five times for eight yards. Playing through twin ankle sprains for the second straight week, Wentz turned in a solid, mistake-free workmanlike effort to help the Colts garner their first win of the season. The offseason arrival got plenty of help from Jonathan Taylor (16-103-1) on the ground, and he connected with a whopping 10 different pass catchers. Wentz appeared to be moving a bit better than during a Week 3 loss to the Titans, and he's now put together a fantasy-friendly 5:1 TD:INT through four games. Wentz has still to notch his first 300-yard effort as a member of the Colts, however, a matter he'll look to rectify in a Week 5 road battle against the Ravens on Monday, Oct. 11.
Wentz (ankles) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. As expected, Wentz will continue to tough it out through his ankle woes, and while the QB still isn't 100 percent, he noted heading into Week 4 action that he's "definitely in a better place than last week." With that in mind, it's possible that Wentz will be able to move around better this Sunday than he did last weekend, when he completed 19 of 37 passes for 194 yards and did not record a rushing attempt in the Colts' 25-16 loss to the Titans.
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|7||10/24||@San Francisco 49ers||21||23.40|
|9||11/04||New York Jets||4||16.00|
|12||11/28||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||26||25.00|
|15||12/19||New England Patriots||5||16.60|
|17||01/02||Las Vegas Raiders||7||17.60|
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|3 Year Avg||63.5||3244||21||10||204||2||261|