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Commanders Sign Notable Quarterback With Carson Wentz Sidelined

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The Washington Commanders learned Monday that they will be without starting quarterback Carson Wentz for the foreseeable future.

The team has added a new player to its quarterback room as a result.

The Commanders signed third-year player Jake Fromm to their practice squad Tuesday, ESPN's John Keim reported.

"Washington will be signing QB Jake Fromm to the practice squad, per source." -- John Keim

Fromm should serve as the Commanders' third quarterback while Wentz is sidelined. Taylor Heinicke will start and be backed up by fifth-round rookie Sam Howell.

Wentz is expected to miss four to six weeks due to a fractured ring finger.

Fromm, who won 36 games across three seasons as the starting quarterback at Georgia, appeared in three games and started two for the New York Giants last season. He completed 27 of 60 passes for 210 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions across those games.