On Monday, the Washington Commanders announced the release of Carson Wentz, who at this time has become accustom to being sacked.

The choice was made shortly after Eric Bieniemy, who had a fruitful 10-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs, was announced as the offensive coordinator and associate head coach of the Commanders.

Wentz was traded from the Indianapolis Colts to the Washington Redskins in March of last year with the intention of having him lead the Commanders' offense in 2022. However, Wentz only played in eight games as Taylor Heinicke eventually replaced him as the starter. Then, Washington's final game, a 26-6 victory over the Dallas Cowboys, was started by Sam Howell, a rookie fifth-round pick out of UNC. Before to OTAs, head coach Ron Rivera stated that Howell would be the team's likely starter moving forward.

Wentz has completed eight passes for 1,775 yards, 11 touchdowns, and nine interceptions during his one season in the nation's capital. On the ground, he gained 86 additional yards and a score.

Wentz's tenure with franchise has been over after one season for the second year in row. 
Before being traded to Washington in the spring, he only spent single year in Indianapolis. The colts finished the year second in the division with a 9-8 record.

Wentz began his pro career with the Philadelphia Eagles, who drafted Wentz as the No. 2 overall pick in 2016 from North Dakota State. Wentz was a 3,000-yard passer every year in his NFL career before last season. Wentz, suffered a season-ending injury that fall, giving way to Nick Foles, who ended up being the winning quarterback in the Eagles Super Bowl in Wentz's absence.

Wentz has also been dogged by injuries as far back as his sophomore season in high school, with missing significant time in several seasons as a pro.

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