The Philadelphia Eagles are playing at the New Orleans Saints, and the quarterback for the team has a touchdown on his hands.
It is an emotional moment, one that could be the difference in a playoff game between the Eagles and the Saints.
It will also be a huge opportunity for Wentz to make a splash on a national stage.
Here is how the game unfolds: Eagles at Saints NFC South title game Sunday, Jan. 7: 9 p.m.
ET on NBC NFL Network (FOX)The Philadelphia Eagles (6-6) are coming off a 37-24 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars (7-6), their first in franchise history.
Carson Wentson threw for 330 yards and three touchdowns, and Jordan Matthews added 170 yards on nine carries and three receptions.
But Wentz has been the star of the game, completing 22 of 38 passes for 326 yards and four touchdowns.
The Eagles have won four straight, and Wentz’s touchdown pass to Matthews sealed the win.
He has been one of the most important players for the Eagles in the playoffs, but he is the first player to get a touchdown and throw for at least 300 yards against the Saints this season.
The Saints (6, 8-4) have won five straight and have been coming off consecutive losses to the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys.
New Orleans has won seven straight, including four straight at home, and has won three of the past four in New Orleans.
The Saints have a game-winning field goal attempt blocked.
New Orleans is 3-1 in the NFC South and 3-2 in the division.
It has won four of five.
It was a close game for the Saints in the first quarter, when quarterback Drew Brees was intercepted for a loss on third down and the score was 34-3.
But after the Saints recovered the ball at the Saints’ 35 with 3:23 left, Brees was sacked on fourth down.
The play was overturned, and Brees was able to complete his 26-yard touchdown pass.
The touchdown came on the next play.