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Carson Wentz (head) goes to locker room after nasty helmet-to-helmet hit in wild-card game

Carson Wentz Philadelphia Eagles
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was forced to leave Sunday’s wild-card game and went to the locker room after taking from Seattle Seahawks edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney.

The play came late in the first quarter when Wentz tried to extend on a dive and took a direct shot in the back of his head from Clowney. Wentz’s head was then forced into the ground from the weight of Clowney’s hit.

The 27-year-old quarterback went to the sideline and went into the medical tent. After an examination, doctors took Wentz into the locker room to evaluate him for a head injury.

Wentz is considered questionable to return as the team further evaluates the severity of his head injury. Quarterback Josh McCown took over in Wentz’s absence.