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Late field goal lifts Indianapolis Colts over Carolina Panthers

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) hands the ball off to Indianapolis Colts running back Jordan Wilkins (20) on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, during a pre-season game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Carolina Panthers at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) hands the ball off to Indianapolis Colts running back Jordan Wilkins (20) on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, during a pre-season game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Carolina Panthers at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Finals 17

Quarterbacks Sam Ehlinger and Jacob Eason combined for 310 passing yards and Eddy Pineiro nailed a 30-yard field goal with seven seconds remaining to give the Indianapolis Colts a 21-18 victory over the visiting Carolina Panthers.

Eason, who started the game, was 15 of 21 for 183 passing yards while Ehlinger was 10 of 15 for 155 yards plus a team-high 30 rushing yards. Each quarterback had a turnover, with Eason losing a fumble and Ehlinger throwing an interception.

Rookie Chuba Hubbard had seven carries for a game-high 80 rushing yards and Terrace Marshall Jr. had three catches for 88 receiving yards for Carolina.

Joey Slye missed his only PAT attempt but was 4 of 5 on field goals for Carolina. His only miss was a 63-yard attempt at the end of the half.

–Field Level Media