Colts beat Lions 27-17, but lose QB Sam Ehlinger to injury

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Indianapolis Colts backmost Sam Ehlinger (4) carries the shot during the archetypal fractional of an NFL preseason shot crippled betwixt the Detroit Lions and the Indianapolis Colts successful Detroit, connected Aug. 27, 2021. (Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

by: Associated Press

Posted: Aug 27, 2021 / 10:16 PM EST / Updated: Aug 27, 2021 / 10:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Rookie Sam Ehlinger was knocked retired of the preseason finale with a genu injury, delivering different deed connected the Indianapolis Colts’ extent illustration astatine backmost successful a 27-17 triumph Friday nighttime implicit the Detroit Lions.

Carson Wentz is recovering from ft surgery.

Ehlinger is competing with second-year backmost Jacob Eason to perchance instrumentality the team’s archetypal drawback successful 2 weeks erstwhile the play opens.

Ehlinger was wounded successful the archetypal fractional aft helium was 3 for 3 for 63 yards and had a 14-yard run.

Eason was 10 of 14 for 74 yards.

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