Carson Wentz first rookie QB since 1970 to win first two games without throwing interception
Rookie quarterback Carson Wentz has been incredibly good through his first two starts for the Philadelphia Eagles.
How good exactly?
Per Randall Liu of the league office, Wentz is the first rookie quarterback since the merger in 1970 to win the first two games of the season and not throw a single interception in the process.
Wentz completed 21 of 34 passes for 190 yards and a touchdown in a 29-14 victory over the Chicago Bears on Monday night that gave the Eagles a 2-0 start to the season. Wentz’s numbers would have been even better if not for key drops on the part of Eagles’ receivers.
He’s passed for 468 yards and three touchdowns with zero interceptions in Philadelphia’s two victories. He’s completed 60.56 percent of his passes and has a passer rating of 94.1.
A career is not made in two starts. Wentz will have to perform over the long haul to truly leave a mark, but there isn’t much more you could ask for from a rookie quarterback in the first two games of his career.