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Indianapolis Colts Owner Doesn't Hold Back On Carson Wentz

Carson Wentz walks off the field.

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - JANUARY 09: Carson Wentz #2 of the Indianapolis Colts looks up at the score board during the fourth quarter in the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on January 09, 2022 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

The Indianapolis Colts made it abundantly clear this offseason that they were done with the Carson Wentz experiment. On Tuesday, team owner Jim Irsay discussed the Wentz trade at the NFL's Annual League Meeting.

Irsay didn't exactly have anything nice to say about the Colts' former quarterback.

"It's just, for us, it was just it was something that we had to move away from as a franchise — it was very obvious," Irsay told reporters.

Wentz, meanwhile, has taken the high road in this situation. Instead of pointing fingers, he simply thanked the organization in a heartfelt letter.

"To the entire Colts organization, thank you for the opportunity," Wentz wrote. "Ultimately, the season didn’t end the way we wanted, but I’m grateful for the sacrifices each of you made so we could climb the mountain together."

As for the Colts' new quarterback, it's evident that Irsay is a huge fan of what Matt Ryan has to offer.

"Extremely grateful to the football Gods, so to speak, (regarding) where we were compared to where we are," Irsay added.

Did the Colts make the right move getting rid of Wentz? We'll find out this fall.