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"You like it if you use it if you want to bring it into play tonight, you can at Twitter, you can always shoot me a tweet in show tweets get answered if they're very good. If you send them during the show shoot me off a tweet at Jodi McMahon J O D Y MAC M A N is this a referendum game four. Carson wentz. Carson Wentz twelve games into the season. Whatever was whatever week was went down against the Rams layers year. What they viable NFL MVP candidate. If you wanna tell me he was in the lead at the time. I won't argue with you. I tell you that Brady was having a Halloween year too. And I think they were pretty darn close. But he was he was right there. One two three top one two or three candidate in all football for MVP and eagles had a really good start to their season last year. We know how good it was it ended up with them being the number one overall seed any NFC, and that was due in large part to the fact that Carson Wentz got them out to his good a start as he did. But at that how many you games did Carson Wentz win. If you look back at his rookie year. The eagles were a blow five hundred team. We didn't know Carson Wentz was going to be the starter until mere days before the year started. And he ended up losing more games than he won. So I would say there were no you games in Carson Wentz. His rookie year last year. Beats the Redskins opening day loses. To chiefs beats the giants late field goal. Elliot from deep beat the charges out in San Diego, charged wearing a very good team last year beat up on Arizona's the Carolina game was pretty good. I remember that Thursday night game. We went out. It was during the playoffs went out as a family, my wife, and my daughter, and I all went out we went out to a bar that we like over in jersey where they have Thursday night quiz O. So my daughter and wife wanted to play quiz O, and I wanted to watch sporting events. So we got in a good position. Got a good table where we watch the eagles. And it was the NATs against somebody in the playoffs. I can't even might have been cubs. Nats cubs. I apologize for not remembered. But there was a major league baseball playoff action on an eagles at the same time. When a beat Carolina last year in Carolina, I think that was a a substantial wind for the. The eagles kinda stamped damn as Dan. This is a playoff team. They're going to they gay could be a team to be reckoned with this year. And of course, the rest is history. That was a pretty damn good win. You know, what I remember about that twenty eight twenty three win over the Carolina Panthers. The eagle defense. Pushing Cam Newton around the continued pressure that they got nag game making Cam Newton twelve off his back foot when he did pull it down and tried to run he didn't make tremendous strides with his legs. I'm not taking away from the game that went had. But to me that was a game that was more one by defense than it was by offense. Carson that night against Carolina went sixteen thirty two hundred and twenty two yards three touchdowns. No, I n t's hundred ten passer rating. That's pretty good. That's not off the charts. Good. That's borderline MVP. Good. But not off the charts. Cam Newton twenty eight fifty to a touchdown three picks and a quarterback ranking of forty eight point five. Yes, I will stand by my evaluation of that game that it was a game. That was one more cell by eagle deep. Fence Benny eagle offense. They beat the Redskins next week. They pummeled San Francisco is awful. They beat up on Denver who was bad. They beat up on the Cowboys didn't have Zeki L Elliott. They routed the bears who were bad team. They lost in Seattle. And that was the beginning of the end of the legend, boom. An Carson Wentz got hurt in the Los Angeles game next week and he was playing well in the game. But Nick foles finished that game and ended up winning it and Nick pulse of the quarterback from the rest of the year on where's the standout win? Where's the circled on your calendar? Wow. Carson Wentz going up against a really good team on the other side of the field. Outduel? The other quarterback out did the other team. It really wasn't there. He was certainly good enough into Carolina game. And it's a w and he gets a a big Pat on the back for it. But yeah, I'm telling you that was defensive win as much of an offensive win if not more so than an offensive win. Anytime you beat the Cowboys in Dallas thirty seven to nine. It's a good thing. But the Cowboys were a complete non factor last year when Elliott was out in a lineup. Their receivers weren't good enough Dez Bryant was going backwards that I can't call that. A stamp a superstar win. And I'm not guaranteeing that we will stamp Carson Wentz. As a superstar with a win this week. But it's arguably the biggest game of his career because it's the eagle sitting on the precipice of making the playoffs if they lose their in dire straits if they win they're in pretty good shape. That's a pretty big pendulum swing for one game outcome against the team that you just lost to a couple of weeks ago in their house. Who are according to you may and every lamppost in Philadelphia. Oh, Benny upper thirty plus years. And by the way, a bunch of eagle players who haven't been here all that long. Everyone knows the eagles number one rival is to Dallas Cowboys. If you can find a way to beat them in knits big game. It's it's one of those that you circle on your resume as a big time win. So I'm going to write this down as a referendum win for Carson Wentz. If you can get it. 'cause the Cowboys defense is really stout is really good. And Carson Wentz at least over the last couple of weeks looks like if they've gotten. Golden Tate up to speed enough. Matthews continues to make a play here Nair out. Young Jeffrey's is a borderline Pro Bowl wide receiver. Josh Adams has done the job since he made them their lead back. They gotten Darren sproles back into the mix. Carson's got the weapons a lot a lot of times when a quarterback doesn't perform and we think highly of the quarterback we try and figure out. Well, why why isn't he we think he's better nece the numbers are there? But we we just think the talent level. It's gotta be something else. And oftentimes it can be offensive line stinks. You don't have enough weapons around. You just go position players with you wide. Receivers tight ends running back. Just aren't good enough. I know that Josh Adams isn't going to canton, just yet. But he's done the job the last couple of weeks. He's given the eagles the best running that they've had all season long. So and the offensive line played better last week. They have maybe all year part of that is the Redskin defense didn't put up much fight. The cowboy defense will put up a much bigger fight this week. I guarantee you that write that one down douses put more pressure on Carson Wentz and be more stout against the Redskins were but this is a referendum game for me for Carson Wentz. Now, I hope you're understanding what I mean by saying a referendum game. This doesn't define him. As a quarterback doesn't the vine him as a player. But it moves the needle a little bit pre wins. It. It moves the needle up. If he loses it it does not the needle back a little bit. And oh, by the way, wanted to debates we've had here over the last three years is Carson Wentz and Jared Goff. Because if you remember back at draft time, I said, I hope that the Rams stay Carson Wentz. 'cause I would prefer Jared Goff. I thought he was the best quarterback in the draft is I think the eagles are probably going to get wins. Because I think the Rams are gonna take off. But you never know. What's gonna happen? Yeah. The Rams took off and went belted eagles and eagles and perfectly fine with Carson Wentz. And over the years, I've come to believe that the eagles would have taken. If they had the first overall pick in the draft. I would've taken Carson Wentz with number one. So they did they preferred him that's a choice. Gerry Goffin Rams are gonna be in the playoffs. They're probably going to be able to advance in the playoffs. And if the Rams make the Super Bowl this year and win if Jared Goff stays healthy. He's going to be a Super Bowl wedding quarterback. Right now Carson Wentz Zeh Super Bowl winning watching. Quarterback that's different than a playing quarterback. So yes. Carson Wentz is legacies. Got a lot of thought to go before we decide exactly what it is. But he's going to actually move the needle. There haven't been that many needle moving games in. Carson Wentz is two plus year career. This is maybe as big a one is he's ever had. So I'm calling this a referendum game for Carson Wentz. Number one agree or disagree? Number two. Do you have confidence in him? Do you think Carson is sitting on a big game playing better last week getting a couple of more weapons being able to spread the ball around? Yeah. We all know Zach is number one target as well. He should be Kazak earth is not only having a good year. He's having a historically good year. But the cowboy defense is pretty good, and they're gonna make it tougher for mister Wednesday to get it to Mr. today actually got a couple of linebackers who can cover so that should be interesting is this a referendum game for Carson Wentz. And if so how much faith do you have in Carson coming up big for the birds on Sunday against the Cowboys eagles fans get aboard or Cowboys fans. I know we've got our percentage of cowboy fans out there. I'm not a hater never have been at one point. I was a cowboy fan in my life. So I've never hated the cowboy fans you wanna come come on board tonight NOP onboard. And talk about why you'd think the boys are gonna win. I'm not. Going to cut you off. I'm not gonna hate on you eight eight eight seven to nine ninety four ninety four Johnny Mak role and got an hour and forty five minutes to play. Thank you for tuning back in after that sleepwalking Thursday night affair titans. Got lead ran it into the ground won handily. Gotta restoked the listeners. Appreciate you coming aboard. While you're getting my phone's eight eight eight seven to nine ninety four ninety four. Every moment of the two thousand eighteen season. We all have a role and building."