NFL: Colts top Buccaneers in Brady’s NFL preseason debut

NFL: Colts top Buccaneers in Brady’s NFL preseason debut

Lhe Indianapolis Colts beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-10 on Saturday, with whom Tom Brady appeared in the final week of the NFL preseason.

The seven-ring Super Bowl holder led the Bucs’ first offense; add 44 meters, he completed six of eight passes and led his offense to a three-point lead with a field goal.

Brady missed 11 days of practice and his team’s first two preseason games to take care of personal matters. Back to training on Monday.

Tampa Bay coach Todd Bowles’ urgency to have his star was due to the need to step up his coordination with new center Robert Hainsey, replacing veteran Ryan Jensen, who missed the season due to of a knee injury. .

Unfortunately for the Buccaneers, rookie Hainsey injured his ankle in the second quarter, he will have to undergo tests to find out the severity of the injury.

In the game the The Colts led 14-10 at halftime thanks to rushing touchdowns from Deon Jackson and Phillip Lindsay. Matt Ryan, starting quarterback, started the game; he passed for 59 yards and completed 5 of 7 passes.

In the first offensive of the third quarter, Quarterback Sam Ehlinger escaped 45 yards from the end zone to extend the Colts’ 21-10 lead; score which lengthened 24-10 with a field goal. In the final period, Indianapolis sealed it 27-10 with another three-point kick.

Earlier in a duel between the rivals who contested Super Bowl LVI last February, the Cincinnati Bengals beat the champion Los Angeles Rams 16-7.

Both teams’ top quarterbacks haven’t played in any of the three preseason games. The Bengals are caring for Joe Burrow who underwent surgery for appendicitis on July 26; for the Rams Matthew Stafford is recovering from an elbow injury.

Coach Zac Taylor’s victory was fueled by kicker Evan McPherson, who scored three field goals, completing the 16-7 with a touchdown pass from number three setter Jake Browning to Justin Rigg.

The Rams offense was led by third quarterback Bryce Perkins, who scored his team’s touchdown on the ground. Closing out this Saturday’s activity is the game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Denver Broncos.

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