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Carson Wentz: Jim Irsai comments ‘Out of left field’, I thought we were in a good place

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Colts owner Jim Irsay chose candor when it comes to summarizing Carson WentzGeneral as the team’s midfield captain when he said in March that moving forward with “Error“It was the worst thing a team could do and it was”very clear“That the team needs to move in this off-season.

They have gone through trading Wentz with the leaders and making the trade for them Matt Ryanbut Irsay’s comments appeared during Wentz last appearance On Colin Cord’s podcast. Cowherd Wentz asked if it hurt to hear those comments after he threw 3,563 yards, 27 touchdowns and seven interceptions during his 9-8 season that ended in Week 18 with a shock loss to Jaguar.

“I mean, that’s what it is, you know. Everyone has a right to their own opinion,” Wentz said. “I thought last year was a really interesting year. I thought we did some amazing things, and I just couldn’t get out in the end. Obviously I struggled down the stretch there and the timing was poor. But yeah, I didn’t expect that. I wasn’t expecting things to turn out the way they did, and I thought things were in a very good place there, I had great relationships with everyone in that building. I cannot say enough good things about the people out there. Yes, that’s kind of Left field, you know? He has the right to give his own opinion and he has the right to do whatever he wants with his football team.”

Wentz took his time with Colts completely different from Irsay and others I’ve shared him since he left, but he’ll get a chance to make his case that the Colts made a mistake by trading him away when he hits the field for leaders this fall.

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