Pederson, nonetheless, expressed optimism on the place Wentz at present stands because the quarterback continues to rehabilitate from knee surgical procedure.
“I’m very highly encouraged where he’s at right now,” Pederson informed reporters throughout a press convention on the Eagles‘ coaching facility. “He’s making progress every day and we simply proceed that course of. He continues to throw and get stronger.
“It’s a fine line, too, with just this time of year of maybe trying to do too much, too soon. But our guys are on top of it and he’s on top of it. He’s managing extremely well.”
Wentz underwent surgical procedure to restore a torn ACL on Dec. 13, 2017, so any return in the course of the early a part of the offseason exercise program or organized crew actions would have been a shock.
But Pederson took a cautious strategy and pointed on the market would not be a rush to get Wentz back beneath heart, utilizing cornerback Sidney Jones‘ return from a ruptured Achilles tendon for instance.
“I love the enthusiasm,” Pederson mentioned. “I need that from all our gamers, clearly. But once more, I am not — it type of goes back to Sidney Jones — I am not going to rush him on the market. I do not need to expose him. I imply, he’ll be prepared when he is prepared and once we really feel he is prepared.”
With Wentz on the mend, backup Nick Foles ought to obtain numerous work with the first-team offense throughout OTAs and coming into coaching camp.