Carson Wentz’s efforts to beat his former team were spoiled as the Washington Commanders lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3, 24-8. Washington couldn’t put up any points in the first three quarters en route to their second loss of the 2022 NFL season.
Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has terrorized the Washington Commanders since being drafted No. 12 overall in 2012. In 19 career games against Washington before Sunday, Cox had 15 sacks vs.
The Washington Commanders fell to 1-2 on the season after Sunday’s disappointing 24-8 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. It was a familiar feeling for Washington fans, who saw the Commanders fall behind 22-0 at halftime last week and 24-0 on Sunday.
It was clearly over by halftime. The Eagles outgained Washington 322-50. Philadelphia accumulated 276 passing yards in the opening half alone. Meanwhile, the Commanders were in the hole in passing yards registering -16.
Sunday was Carson Wentz's first game against former team, the Philadelphia Eagles, and it could not have possibly gone worse for him and the Washington Commanders in a 24-8 loss that was not even as close as the score. It was bad. For starters, Eagles fans completely took over FedEx Field and turned it what was essentially a home game.
The Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Commanders were scoreless after the first quarter of Sunday’s NFC East clash from FedEx Field. Unfortunately for the Commanders, Philadelphia reeled off 24 second-quarter points and went into halftime with a 24-0 lead.
The Washington Commanders got off to a disastrous start in their Week 2 loss to the Detroit Lions, falling behind 22-0 at halftime. Apparently, horrible starts are now the norm for the Commanders, who trail the Philadelphia Eagles 24-0 at halftime in their Week 2 game at FedEx Field.
The Eagles are having a sack party at the expense of their former quarterback. Philadelphia’s Brandon Graham strip-sacked Washington’s Carson Wentz early in the second quarter and defensive tackle Javon Hargrave was there to pick up the loose ball for a takeaway.
Season Analysis The 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles will be traveling to Washington to take on the 1-1 Commanders. The first divisional matchup of the season for each team will be eventful due to Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz taking on his former team.
Five years ago, Commanders QB Carson Wentz was on his way to an MVP-like season for the Philadelphia Eagles. A season-ending injury in Week 14 against the Los Angeles Rams derailed that trajectory, and he was exiled from Philly in 2021. Sunday will mark Wentz's first game against the team he piloted for 13 games in its Super Bowl-winning season.
When the Philadelphia Eagles travel to North Englewood, Md., for a meeting with the Washington Commanders on Sunday, an intriguing subplot is the quarterback battle between Jalen Hurts and Carson Wentz.
Although Carson Wentz played for the Indianapolis Colts before heading to Washington, Wentz is most notable for his team with Philadelphia. The Eagles eventually passed on Wentz and brought in Jalen Hurts to take on quarterback duties for the Eagles.
Carson Wentz recovered from two-second half interceptions in his debut to rally host Washington to a 28-22 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the team's first game as the Commanders on Sunday in Landover, Md.
The first offensive drive for the Washington Commanders went 74 yards on eight plays and ended with quarterback Carson Wentz finding wide receiver Curtis Samuel on a zig route for a six-yard touchdown.
Commanders Commanders RB J.D. McKissic voiced confidence in QB Carson Wentz given he was once an MVP candidate with the Eagles. “I’m trying to remind guys that he was an MVP candidate,” McKissic said, via Ben Standig of The Athletic.
The polarizing career of Carson Wentz opens up a new chapter with the Washington Commanders this Sunday. Wentz has one really good season back in 2017, but since then he has never been the same player.