Open Thread: Eagles vs. Colts

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After a 2-0 start, the Eagles play their most important game of the preseason tonight against the Colts at 7. Jump into the comments below to join the conversation, and we’ll periodically update this thread.

10:05 — Final from Indianapolis: the Eagles improve to 3-0 with a 33-23 win over the Colts.

10:02 — Indy scores another late touchdown, but the Eagles still lead the Colts, 33-23.

9:45 — Former Eagle Stephen Morris sneaks into the endzone, but the PAT is no good. The Eagles still lead the Colts, 33-16.

9:44 — Video of the David Watford touchdown grab:

9:42 — Stephen Tulloch is on the field for the Eagles along with Mychal Kendricks.

9:37 — Chase Daniel finds David Watford for a 28-yard touchdown grab, but Parkey misses the PAT. The Eagles lead the Colts, 33-10.

9:33 — Taylor Hart is out for the rest of the game with a sprained knee.

9:26 — Taylor Hart is slow to get up. Getting looked at his right knee.

9:20 — Caleb Sturgis makes a 47-yard field goal, and the Eagles extend their lead to 27-10.

9:15 — Vinny Curry only suffered a knee sprain, according to Les Bowen of the Daily News:

9:10 — Donnie Jones punts for the first time tonight, and the block gets blocked and is recovered in the endzone for a touchdown. Looks like Ed Reynolds made a poor block. Eagles lead, 24-10. Also, Vinny Curry is out with a knee injury.

9:07 — Video of the Carroll interception:

9:04 — Chase Daniel replaces Bradford. We all see the first of Rueben Randle and other backups. And so is Chris Pantale.

9:02 — Scott Tolzien throws directly to Nolan Carroll in the endzone for the Eagles’ first interception of the night. Eagles still lead, 24-3.

8:56 — Video of the Burton touchdown:

8:55 — The Eagles are evaluating Wendell Smallwood and Chris Pantale for head injuries. No update yet for Vinny Curry, who left the field limping near the end of the first half.

8:51 — Not good news for Chris Pantale, from Zach Berman of the Inquirer:

8:47 — Bradford finds a wide open Trey Burton for the touchdown from three-yards out. Parkey’s extra point makes it a 24-3 lead for the Eagles.

8:42 — Wendell Smallwood with a good showing to start the second half, but it looks like he has a head injury. He’s going into the locker room for more evaluations.

8:39 — Second half is underway. Eagles will start with the ball.

8:28 — Halftime stats for the Eagles. Sam Bradford went 12/14 for 135 yards with a touchdown and an interception, which was Agholor’s drop.

Ryan Mathews leads the Eagles in rushing with 31 yards on three carries. Josh Huff has a rushing touchdown as well.

Huff also leads the team in receiving with 60 yards on two catches, while Dorial Green-Beckham has a receiving touchdown.

On defense, no caused turnovers in the opening half, but the defensive line is still strong with three sacks.

More halftime observations here.

8:26 — Doug Pederson will start the first team offense in the third quarter.

8:25 — Halftime in Indy. The Eagles lead the Colts, 17-3.

8:17 — Looks like nothing serious for Bradham. He’s back on the field.

8:13 — Nigel Bradham got hurt on that last play. Moving his left shoulder around. Stephen Tulloch has not seen the field as of yet.

8:11 — Video of the Green-Beckham touchdown grab:

8:05 — Dorial Green-Beckham catches a four-yard fade from Bradford for his first touchdown as an Eagle. He made his first catch of the preseason earlier on the drive. A Sturgis extra point gives the Eagles a 17-3 lead.

7:56 — Indy turns the ball over on downs after failing to convert on 3rd-and-1 and 4th-and-1.

7:54 — The other North Dakota State rookie, cornerback C.J. Smith, is taking first-team reps. He’s opposite of Nolan Carroll.

7:53 — Video of the Huff jet sweep touchdown:

7:47 — Josh Huff scores on a touchdown on a jet sweep. He’s had a good night so far in this game. Cody Parkey makes the extra point, and the Eagles lead, 10-3.

7:44 — That’s the end of the first. Game is tied at three. As Zach Berman of the Inquirer notes, Rueben Randle has not seen any playing time so far in this game:

7:42 — Eagles’ defense looking very sharp, especially the d-line. Sacks by Brandon Graham and Beau Allen on that last drive:

7:32 — Bradford looked for Dorial Green-Beckham in the endzone, but DGB had difficulty with tracking the ball:

7:29 — Sturgis makes a 32-yard field goal try to tie the game up at three. Big play on that drive was this Bradford pass to Josh Huff for 38 yards:

7:25 — Video of Agholor’s drop, which led to an interception:

7:20 — Adam Vinatieri drills a 23-yard field goal. Colts strike first and take a 3-0 lead.

7:19 — Video of the Barwin sack:

7:17 — Nelson Agholor bobbles a Sam Bradford pass, and the Colts get an interception. Colts start in Eagle territory.

7:13 — Connor Barwin sacks Andrew Luck and forces Indy to a three-and-out on their opening drive. Great pressure by Brandon Graham.

7:11 — Eagles win the coin toss, and defer to the second half. Caleb Sturgis out to kick it off and we are underway from Indy.

7:08 — Promising news for Carson Wentz from Dave Spadaro:

5:45 — Injury notes and the Eagles’ starting cornerbacks for tonight’s game.

2:19 — Tony Romo could miss the Eagles-Cowboys game in Week 8.