Carson Wentz named NFC Offensive Player of October

By: Jesse Larch, Sports Talk Philly editor 

Over the past month Carson Wentz has solidified himself as a top quarterback in the NFL and a bonafide MVP candidate for 2017. 

Wentz has now earned another honor from the league for his performance:

Wentz led the Eagles to a 5-0 record in October and completed 60.1 percent of his passes, and threw for 1,247 yards, 14 touchdowns, three interceptions and a 110.4 passer rating. Wentz's 14 touchdown passes in October are the most of any in Eagles player in any month in franchise history. 

Wentz won the NFC Offensive Player of the Week award for his performance on Monday Night Football for the second time in his career. It is the first time that Wentz has won the player of the month award. 

Wentz is the first Eagles' player to win the award since LeSean McCoy in 2013, and the first Eagles' quarterback since current Backup Nick Foles in 2013. 

Go to top button