Carson Wentz, Defense Lead Eagles to 20-16 Comeback Win Over Colts

Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass on his first drive in nine months, Wendell Smallwood ran in from the 4 for the go-ahead score and the Philadelphia Eagles defense held on for a 20-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs onto the field before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: (L-R) Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles and teammate quarterback Nick Foles #9 warm up before taking on the Indianapolis Colts at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Tight end Dallas Goedert #88 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates with teammates tight end Josh Perkins #83 and quarterback Carson Wentz #11 after making a catch for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the first quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Defensive back Jalen Mills #31 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates a tackle against to force a fourth down against the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Running back Wendell Smallwood #28 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles talks to teammates in a huddle while playing against the Indianapolis Colts during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles throws a pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to pass against the Indianapolis Colts during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Wide receiver Nelson Agholor #13 of the Philadelphia Eagles carrieas the ball against cornerback Nate Hairston #27 of the Indianapolis Colts during the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Defensive back Malcolm Jenkins #27 of the Philadelphia Eagles breaks up a pass intended for wide receiver Ryan Grant #11 of the Indianapolis Colts during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Eagles won 20-16. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 23: Defensive end Derek Barnett #96 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates his sack on fourth and goal in the final minutes of the game against the Indianapolis Colts during the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Eagles won 20-16. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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