The third preseason game is the supposed dress rehearsal for the regular season, a small peek at what we might see in Week 1. The Denver Broncos started Trevor Siemian at quarterback on Saturday night against the Los Angeles Rams, and here was the first series: run, run, run, punt. Get used to that as long as Siemian is the quarterback, because the Broncos’ offense isn’t going to be very dynamic.
INDIANAPOLIS • Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford threw 20 passes Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium, and every one of them was right on target. Seventeen resulted in completions. And what of the three “misses?” The first went right in the mitts of Nelson Agholor, the first-round pick in 2015 out of Southern California. Somehow Agholor couldn’t hold on, the ball popped in the air, and the result was an interception. The second was a well-thrown fade pattern to the left corner of the end zone to newly acquired Dorial Green-Beckham, the former Missouri star. But Green-Beckham had trouble tracking the ball, started back-pedaling like an outfielder, and the ball fell incomplete. The third and final
INDIANAPOLIS – Stop us if you’ve heard this before: the Eagles looked really good in the all-important third preseason game. The offense hummed, the defense stuffed, and the team took down Andrew Luck and the Colts, 33-23, at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday night to improve to 3-0 this preseason. Now, take that with a grain of salt. Heck, take it with a shaker of salt. The fan base was fooled last year when Sam Bradford and the Eagles looked Super Bowl-bound with a Preseason Week 3 win over the Packers. Cue up The Who’s “We Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Still, the Eagles’ starters were impressive against the Colts on Saturday night on both sides of the ball. Sam the man Just like he did in this game