How Christian Values Bind Colts’ Carson Wentz And Frank Reich
By : Mike Wells
Source : ESPN
INDIANAPOLIS -- The bond between Colts coach Frank Reich and quarterback Carson Wentz can be traced to a three-minute car ride across the North Dakota State campus to the football facility.
It was 2016 and Wentz was expected to be one of the top picks in the draft. Reich, then offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles, wanted to sneak in a few extra minutes with his future quarterback -- and avoid being cramped in the rental car with his Eagles co-workers.
In going over some of the things discussed in the team's meeting with Wentz, Reich told the quarterback he respected how he discussed his faith without overdoing it or forcing it on people.
"That's when I said to him it reminds [me] of a verse, 1 Peter 3:15, 'But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have,'" Reich recalled.
That's when it started.