How Carson Wentz fares in his Colts debut

Scott Horner
Indianapolis Star
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Quarterback Carson Wentz completed 25-of-38 passes for 251 yards and 2 touchdowns Sunday in his Indianapolis Colts debut, a 28-16 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Both of his TDs went to Zach Pascal. Wentz was under siege by the Seattle defense for much of the second half, and he was sacked 3 times. He also lost a fumble on a bad exchange on a 4th-and-1 play in the third quarter.

Wentz was 12-of-16 for 114 yards and a touchdown at halftime. Wentz was 5-of-5 for 84 yards on a second-quarter touchdown drive. 

In the second half, he was 13-of-22 for 137 yards with 2 sacks.

His 10-yard strike to Zach Pascal brought the Colts within 14-10. 

Carson Wentz loses a fumble 

The Colts went for it on 4th-and-1 in Seattle territory in the third quarter, but Wentz never got the snap from center Ryan Kelly on a planned sneak. The Seahawks recovered, retaining a 21-10 lead. 

Carson Wentz's initial drive 

Wentz led a first-quarter scoring drive in his debut. 

Wentz was 4-of-5 for 33 yards, and he had an 8-yard scramble, as the Colts used more than 9 minutes on their first drive of the season. Rodrigo Blankenship's 20-yard field goal gave the Colts a 3-0 lead.  

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