Rams' Goff versus Eagles' Wentz, by the numbers

From ESPN - December 5, 2017

The top two picks in the 2016 NFL draft, quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz, will square off for the first time when the Los Angeles Rams host the Philadelphia Eagles (4:25 p.m. ET) on Sunday.

Theyre not exactly players cut from the same cloth. Goff is a blond-haired, laid-back California boy who gained national fame as a three-year starter at Cal; Wentz an intense redhead out of North Dakota who was barely recruited out of high school and flew under the radar playing for North Dakota State. They have different backgrounds and different styles, but both are experiencing high levels of success in their sophomore seasons and have their teams sitting in first place in their respective divisions.

Itll be the eighth time in the common draft era that QBs taken No. 1 and 2 overall will have played against one another. To kick-start our coverage of the matchup, lets go inside the numbers:

2017 stats

Team record

Eagles 10-2

Rams 9-3

Unmatched success

What Goff and Wentz are doing in their second seasons blows away the competition. They already have more wins than any other QB pair drafted 1-2, per ESPN Stats & Information, and with four games left to play, they will likely finish with the most yards and TDs as well.

Contrasting styles


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