Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will miss the rest of the season with ACL injury

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Wentz's 'amazing' escape caps stunning performance

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is out for the season after tearing his left anterior cruciate ligament against the Los Angeles Rams.

The 24-year-old had been viewed as a serious contender to be crowned the NFL's most valuable player for 2017.

Wentz has thrown a team record 33 touchdown passes this season, including one after his injury against the Rams.

He was injured during the third quarter of the Eagles' 43-35 win on Sunday that clinched the NFC East divisional title.

Wentz continued for another four plays after getting hurt, finding Alshon Jeffery for a two-yard touchdown on fourth-and-goal before leaving the field.

Following the game Wentz tweeted: "NFC East Champs! So proud of the resiliency of this team. Such a special group of men.

"And I greatly appreciate all the prayers! I know my God is a powerful one with a perfect plan. Time to just lean in to him and trust whatever the circumstances."

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