After the news broke earlier this week that Eagles starting quarterback Carson Wentz had a fractured vertebra in his back, it was assumed that Wentz would miss this week's game against the Rams.
Well, on Friday, he was announced as doubtful for the contest, and it looks like his season may soon be over as well.
The Eagles are currently 6-7 and a loss to the 11-3 Rams would likely destroy all hopes of the playoffs, so it's entirely possible that if Wentz doesn't play this weekend and we don't see him again until next year.
According to head coach Doug Pederson, Wentz
Source tells me Eagles had multiple MRIs/images of Carson Wentz’ back, but fracture first came up on images this week.— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) December 14, 2018
Earlier scans did show there was some stress on the back, and it was agreed by all involved to keep playing, according to the sourcehttps://t.co/rCLriwiTOY
Wentz is still the quarterback for the future for the Eagles, and maybe resting him for a better run next year would be most beneficial.