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NFL: AUG 21 Preseason - Colts at Vikings

Colts: Reich won't declare winner of Eason, Ehlinger competition
Neither Colts quarterback did enough Saturday night in Minnesota to win the backup job.

Colts Defensive Tackle DeForest Buckner Ranked No. 27 On NFL Network's Top 100 Players Of 2021 List
Buckner was named a first-team AP All-Pro in 2020, his first season with the Colts.

Colts Left Guard Quenton Nelson Ranked No. 33 On NFL Network's Top 100 Players Of 2021 List
Nelson is one of five players in the last 50 years to be named a first-team AP All-Pro in each of his first three seasons.

Colts Linebacker Darius Leonard Ranked No. 37On NFL Network's Top 100 Players Of 2021 List
Leonard, who signed a contract extension earlier this month, is a three-time Pro Bowler and two-time first-team AP All Pro.

Colts Notebook: Wentz set for limited practice return Monday | Sports |
INDIANAPOLIS – Some 14 minutes into his regular postgame media availability Sunday, Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich dropped a bombshell.

Colts defeat Vikings 12-10: What we saw
There were several takeaways from the Indianapolis Colts’ 12-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium.

5 Things Learned: Kwity Paye, Ben Banogu Flash In Win Over Vikings | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – Welcome to the days of growing pains for inexperienced NFL quarterbacks.

Even with that on Saturday night, the Colts still beat the Minnesota Vikings, 12-10, in their second of three preseason games.

Sam Ehlinger Fails To Make Needed Statement | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – Receiving a golden opportunity to make a statement with the Colts playing their starters for the first time this preseason, Sam Ehlinger failed to make a positive one on Saturday night.

Unlike what Jacob Eason did last week, Ehlinger did not put together a film filled with plays that can potentially translate to winning football come Sunday’s in the fall

Sunday Colts Notebook: Carson Wentz, Quenton Nelson To Begin Practicing Monday | 93.5 & 107.5 The Fan
INDIANAPOLIS – The first major step in the returns of Carson Wentz and Quenton Nelson are here.

Both players will return to practice on Monday, participating on a limited basis, in their first on-field work since having foot surgery three weeks ago.

Quenton Nelson, Ryan Kelly back at practice this week for the Colts
Nelson, who underwent the same surgery as Carson Wentz, faced a 5-12 week timetable for recovery. Kelly's return is on schedule.

Colts: Eason, Ehlinger lackluster in 12-10 victory over Vikings
But Julién Davenport, Rock Ya-Sin and the kickers play well in preseason victory

Colts: Kwity Paye, Ben Banogu's dominance key takeaway vs. Vikings
Everyone's eyes are on the battle for the backup QB job, but Paye, Banogu and the rest of the pass rush will play a bigger role for the Colts.


Can Frank Reich fix Carson Wentz? 10 takeaways after a visit with the Colts – The Athletic
A preseason that has not gone as planned is not budging the Colts from its guiding principles.

Colts: Eason, Ehlinger lackluster in 12-10 victory over Vikings
But Julién Davenport, Rock Ya-Sin and the kickers play well in preseason victory

After two lost years and 'dumbass offsides penalty,' Colts' Kemoko Turay knows what's at stake – The Athletic
The defensive end's playoff gaffe looms but he still could prove to be a much-needed weapon in Indy's pass rush.

Indianapolis Colts: What we learned from their preseason win – The Athletic
Indianapolis outscored Minnesota, and though the QB situation is far from decided, the Colts defense stepped up in a big way.

Colts QB Carson Wentz will return to practice, and Week 1 is absolutely in play – The Athletic
The original prognosis for recovery was five to 12 weeks and it's looking like the shorter end of that time frame is more likely.