Sam Ehlinger led the Indianapolis Colts on a game-winning drive in the first preseason action of his NFL career leading his team to a 21-18 victory over. Per ESPNs Mike Wells and NFL Media rookie and sixth-round draft selection Sam Ehlinger received reps with the Indianapolis first-team offense on Tuesday.
Samuel George Ehlinger born September 30 1998 is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League NFL.
Sam ehlinger qb1. 8 rushes for 30 yards. QB Sam Ehlinger. USA TODAY – Kevin Hickey 7d.
Shortly after Indianapolis Colts starting quarterback Carson Wentz underwent very successful surgery to repair a foot injury that could keep him sidelined through the start of the regular season Colts coach Frank Reich suggested 2020 fourth-round draft pick Jacob Eason would remain his QB1 until Wentz returns. Nobody expected the sixth-round pick out of Texas to be in any sort of 2021 conversation about starting in the NFL. Well wait until Sundays game action before we render our judgment but all signs point to a late-round 2021 pick starting Week 1 for a team that entered camp as one of the AFCs presumptive.
According to Adam Schefter practice closed with the same picture. Ehlinger who is now a member of the Indianapolis Colts after being selected in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL draft has an ample opportunity in front of him. Sam Ehlinger is getting his first starting reps right now.
Sam Ehlinger Colts No. The Indianapolis Colts will be doing their best to prepare second-year quarterback Jacob Eason to be the starter in the wake of Carson Wentzs foot injury which could force the latter to miss. Colts Sam Ehlinger threatening Jacob Easons role as QB1.
Colts coach Frank Reich suggested 2020 fourth-round draft pick Jacob Eason would remain his QB1 until Wentz returns. Is Jacob Eason the Colts QB1 after Tuesdays practice. While theres not quite a quarterback controversy in Indianapolis the door might be starting to crack open a bit with rookie Sam Ehlinger splitting the Colts first-team reps with incumbent starter Jacob Eason in Tuesdays team training camp practice.
Once listed as the third QB on the Indianapolis Colts depth chart during training camp. Per ESPNs Mike Wells and NFL Media rookie and sixth-round draft selection Sam Ehlinger received reps. Could Sam Ehlinger actually start at QB for Indy come Week 1.
By Russel Berry On Aug 11 2021. He played high school football at Westlake in Austin Texas where he broke various school records held by Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks Drew Brees and Nick Foles before committing to play college football for the Texas Longhorns. The Colts are trying to bide their time until starter Carson.
The road for an opportunity in the NFL continues to widen for former Texas star quarterback Sam Ehlinger. It seems a lot can change in a. The day after Carson Wentz hit the shelf and required surgery to repair a foot injury the Indianapolis Colts were forced to thrust second-year signal caller Jacob Eason into the starting quarterback spot.
10-of-15 passing 155 yards 103 yards per attempt INT 729 passer rating. Stephen Holder HolderStephen August 10 2021 Sam Ehlinger is off to a faster. The Sam Ehlinger experience at Texas was one that the program needed immensely as he was the most consistent quarterback to walk through Austin since the days of Colt McCoy.
This is a meritocracy and Sam Ehlinger has looked good so we decided to split it up. It wasnt Jacob Eason doing anything wrong Reich explained. Colts Sam Ehlinger threatening Jacob Easons role as QB1.
It seems a lot can change in a week. Ehlinger in front with the starters Eason getting his reps in elsewhere. The former Texas QB stacked up against the competition in his first game.
The ballad of Ehlinger in the NFL has begun with a bang. Colts rookie QB Sam Ehlinger getting first-team reps. Expectedly the former Washington Husky had a bad first practice.
Chief among those is at the quarterback position where Casey Thompson and Hudson Card have been battling it out since Sam Ehlinger entered his name into the NFL Draft this past spring. Inside Longhorns Exs Stats In First Preseason Game.