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Colts Young Quarterbacks Show Promise In Preseason Opener | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – Winning football.

In their first ever action against another NFL team, Jacob Eason and Sam Ehlinger gave the Colts something they are hoping for until Carson Wentz returns.

5 Things Learned: Colts Win Preseason Opener On Game-Winning Field Goal | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – Nothing like final-minute heroics to welcome fans back to Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Colts beat the Panthers on Sunday afternoon, 21-18, with a game-winning field goal from 30 yards out by Eddy Pineiro with 7 seconds to go.

Frank Reich's kNoT Today joins alliance to fight human trafficking
The Alliance, backed by the NFL and the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee, will be announced at Sunday's preseason game.

Colts DC Matt Eberflus out for reasons related to COVID-19
Colts DBs coach Alan Williams to absorb Eberflus' gameday responsibilities.

NFL 2021 schedule: Major insights into Indianapolis Colts 2021 season
The Colts will open the 2021 season at on Sept. 12 against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks on FOX.

Colts QB Jacob Eason finally showed Frank Reich what he wants to see
Eason completed 15 of 21 throws for 183 yards, hitting on a handful of the 1-on-1 throws that only a golden right arm like his can make.

Colts: Eason, Ehlinger give reason to feel good about QB room
Both of the Colts young quarterbacks impressed during their NFL preseason debuts. They will get more work in training camp.

Indianapolis Colts' tough choice at QB: Jacob Eason or Sam Ehlinger?
Dueling Colts backup quarterbacks Jacob Eason and Sam Ehlinger are so different, but each showed plenty of promise in preseason win against Carolina.

Colts: Jacob Eason, Sam Ehlinger play in preseason opener
Round 1 goes to Jacob Eason. The Indianapolis Colts' 2020 fourth-round pick completed 15-of-21 passes for 183 yards Sunday in a 21-18 preseason opening win over the Carolina Panthers and outshined rookie Sam Ehlinger (10-of-15, 155 yards), the man standing between him and the spot directly behind Carson Wentz on the Colts' quarterback depth chart.

Colts’ Jacob Eason, Sam Ehlinger respond to ‘live’ work against Panthers
Colts’ Jacob Eason, Sam Ehlinger play in preseason game against Panthers

Colts HC Frank Reich: Mixed performances a 'best-case scenario' for QBs Jacob Eason, Sam Ehlinger
Frank Reich has a lot to look at and think about regarding his quarterback situation. Either Jacob Eason or Sam Ehlinger will likely start the Colts’ season opener in four weeks. Both appeared in their first ever preseason game Sunday, and they offered re


QBs play to strengths as Colts rally past Panthers | Sports |
INDIANAPOLIS – Parris Campbell knew he was getting the ball before he left the huddle.

Kravitz: Jacob Eason and Sam Ehlinger showed well, but Colts should still add a veteran backup – The Athletic
Indy only increases the risk of losing crucial early games with inexperienced QBs, so a Nick Foles or Gardner Minshew would a better bet.

Jacob Eason earns more confidence from Colts with performance versus Panthers – The Athletic
The second-year quarterback and Sam Ehlinger both played well, but Eason showed he can be the top option while Carson Wentz is out.

Indianapolis Colts – Carolina Panthers odds and preview: Can Sam Ehlinger stay hot? Meet the Carolina backups and more – The Athletic
The Colts and Panthers meet in Week 1 of the preseason, with Indy trying out two untested QBs and Carolina resting their starters.

Jonathan Taylor, Michael Pittman embody the increasingly physical style Colts are embracing – The Athletic
The Colts, once considered something of a finesse team, have turned that narrative on its head with their current lineup.

He lost his father and his brother, but Sam Ehlinger believes in pinholes of hope – The Athletic
The Colts' rookie quarterback supports his grieving family while attempting to prove he can be an NFL quarterback.