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Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz dealing with two ankle sprains

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz (2) keeps hold of the ball during the second half of an Indianapolis Colts game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Rams won 27-24.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz (2) keeps hold of the ball during the second half of an Indianapolis Colts game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Rams won 27-24.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz will undergo tests Monday to determine the severity of injuries he suffered to both ankles during Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams, NFL Network reported Monday.

Wentz left the game in the fourth quarter and was unable to return after being injured on a tackle by Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald.

Backup Jacob Eason took over for Wentz. He was intercepted by Jalen Ramsey on his second pass attempt with 2:13 remaining.

“He rolled it up pretty bad. I kind of had a sense when we walked off the field because I saw that it didn’t look good,” Colts coach Frank Reich said after the game. “The longer we were off the field there it just stiffened up. He tried, but there was no chance.”

It’s unclear if Wentz also hurt his left ankle on that play or earlier.

Wentz finished 20-for-31 passing for 247 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Eason completed 2 of 5 pass attempts for 25 yards and the costly pick.

On the season, Wentz has completed 65.2 percent of his passes for 498 yards and three TDs against one interception.

Eason would get the start in Week 3 at Tennessee (1-1) if Wentz is unable to go. The Colts are off to an 0-2 start.

–Field Level Media