EAGLES DEFEAT COLTS IN PRESEASON OPENER

Philadelphia Eagles Tim Tebow passes during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia Eagles’ Tim Tebow passes during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

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The Philadelphia Eagles have defeated the Indianapolis Colts 36-10 in the first game of the preseason at Lincoln Financial Field.

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In the first quarter, Adam Vinateieri scored a 32-yard field goal for the Colts.

Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez threw a successful 34-yard pass to Nelson Agholor to get the Birds on the board.

Philadelphia Eagles’ Mark Sanchez looks to pass during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke))

Kenjon Barner followed that up rushing 9 yards for a TD.

However, Cody Parkey missed the extra point. He would go onto a miss a 34-yard field goal in the third quarter, as well.

Philadelphia Eagles’ Cody Parkey stands on the field after missing a field goal during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Eagles led the game 13-3 after the first.

In the second quarter, Parkey kicked a 40-yard field goal.

Barner returned a punt for 92 yards.

Philadelphia Eagles’ Kenjon Barner (34) returns a punt for a touchdown during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Eagles led 23-3 after two.

In the third, Parkey kicked a 48-yarder. Colts added more points with a 9-yard rushing TD from Josh Robinson.

It was 26-10 Philadelphia going into the fourth.

In the fourth, Parkey made a 40-yard field goal bringing the lead to 29-10.

Quarterback Tim Tebow ran in for a 7-yard touchdown. Parkey’s extra point brought the lead to 36-10.

Philadelphia Eagles’ Tim Tebow scores a touchdown during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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One Response to “EAGLES DEFEAT COLTS IN PRESEASON OPENER”

  1. David Oliver says:

    Buzzy, good article..

    Also – found a really extensive foreign (UK) in depth article here:

    Tebow Time is back… AGAIN! NFL star gets a standing ovation from Eagles crowd and scores a touchdown in first game in two years

    Also many photos including post game prayer gathering of
    Eagle and Colt players with TIM!

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3200284/Tim-Tebow-delights-Philadelphia-Eagles-fans-gets-standing-ovation-crowd-game-against-Indianapolis-Colts.html

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