Quarterback Sam Ehlinger appears to be on a mission to convince Indianapolis Colts top management that he can take on Matt Ryan’s backup role in 2022, and maybe even a regular role in a couple of years. . He shone for the second straight week, this time in a 27-26 loss to the Detroit Lions on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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The 2021 sixth-round pick (218th overall) threw two touchdown passes in a second straight game and eventually completed nine of 11 stints for 136 yards against Michigan.
The Colts also had a great chance of winning in front of their fans, closing to a point after a major from receiver Samson Nacua in the final minute of the game, but missing their attempt at conversion by two points.
Josh Allen looks in great shape
In Buffalo, Bills quarterback Josh Allen was only on the field for one offensive series, but he’s shown he’s well-prepared for the 2022 campaign.
The pivot completed all of his three stints, including the last one, over a 28-yard distance against wide receiver Gabriel Davis for the major.
The crowd favorite easily defeated the Denver Broncos 42-15.
In the guest camp, pivotal Russell Wilson, who was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks last offseason, was not involved in a single offensive series for the second straight week.