Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL and is out for the rest of the season.
“The reason we went out and got Nick Foles are for reasons like this," Pederson said in his press conference. "I hate it for Carson, and the season he’s having.”
ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Wentz's ACL was "loose" when it was tested manually and there is an MRI scheduled Monday in Philadelphia.
Wentz was injured a few plays before throwing a touchdown pass to Alshon Jeffrey in the third-quarter on Sunday afternoon's game in Los Angeles. Wentz set the Eagles' franchise record for most touchdown passes in a season.
Watch the touchdown below:
Backup quarterback Nick Foles replaced Wentz.
Wentz was 23 of 41 with 291 yards, four touchdowns and one interception before leaving the game.
The Eagles beat the Rams 43–35 to improve to 11-2 and clinch the NFC East. After the game, Wentz was seen with a soft brace on his left leg.
Philadelphia will close out its season with games against the Giants, Raiders and Cowboys. Nate Sudfeld, a second-year man from Indiana, is the only quarterback besides Foles and Wentz on the team's roster.