The Indianapolis Colts (1-1), led by quarterback Andrew Luck, meet the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles (1-1), led by quarterback Carson Wentz, in an NFL Week 3 football game on Sunday, September 23, 2018 (9/23/18) at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Wentz, who had knee surgery last season, will be making his first start of 2018, taking over from backup Nick Foles, who led the Eagles to their first title last season.
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What: NFL, Week 3
When: Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018
Where: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia
Time: 1 p.m. Eastern
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Line: Eagles -6.5 (Over/under: 47.5)
Colts notes: QB ANDREW LUCK passed for 3 TDs vs. 1 INT in last meeting. In his past 4 vs. NFC, has 1,417 pass yards (283.4 per game) for 11 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 102.8 rating. Has 110+ rating in 3 of past 5 vs. NFC. * RB JORDAN WILKINS (rookie) rushed for 61 yards last week. Rookie RB NYHEIM HINES had 1st-career rush TD in Week 2. * WR T.Y. HILTON had 7 catches for 83 yards & TD last week. Aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. Has 260 rec. yards (130 per game) & TD in past 2 vs. NFC. Since entering league in 2012, is 1 of 5 in NFL with 400+ catches (443) & 6,500+ rec. yards (6,956). TE JACK DOYLE had TD catch in last meeting. Since 2016, ties for 3rd among NFL TEs with 148 catches. TE ERIC EBRON aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. * LB DARIUS LEONARD (rookie) had career-high 18 tackles, sack & FF last week. Is 1 of 4 players since 1994 & 1st since PATRICK WILLIS (12/23/07) with 18+ tackles, sack & FF in single game. Leads NFL with 27 tackles. S CLAYTON GEATHERS had career-high 11 tackles last week. DE JABAAL SHEARD had 2 TFL & sack last week. Aims for his 4th in row vs. NFC with sack. Has 6 TFL in past 4 vs. NFC. DT MARGUS HUNT aims for 3rd in row with 2+ TFL. Ties for NFL lead with 5 TFL. * K ADAM VINATIERI has 2,501 career points & is 2nd player in NFL history (HOFer MORTEN ANDERSEN, 2,544) with 2,500+ points.
Eagles notes: QB CARSON WENTZ passed for 3,296 yards, ranked 2nd in NFL in TD passes (33) & 4th in rating (101.9) in 13 games in 2017. Is 8-0 with 21 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 105.6 rating in his past 8 at home. In 3 career home starts vs. AFC, is 3-0 with 778 pass yards (259.3 per game), 8 TDs & 0 INTs for 116.9 rating. * RB JAY AJAYI ties for NFL lead with 3 rush TDs in 2018. Has 3 rush TDs in his past 4 at home. RB COREY CLEMENT had 85 scrimmage yards (55 rec., 30 rush) & rushed for TD last week. Has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 2 vs. AFC. * TE ZACH ERTZ led team with 11 catches for 94 yards last week. Had 86 rec. yards in last meeting. Aims for 5th in row vs. AFC with 80+ rec. yards. Since 2016, ranks 2nd among NFL TEs in receptions (168) & rec. yards (1,782). WR NELSON AGHOLOR had 8 catches for 88 yards & TD in Week 2. * DT FLETCHER COX has 2.5 sacks in past 2. Had FF in last meeting. In his past 8 vs. AFC, has 6 sacks, FF & 2 FRs. S MALCOLM JENKINS had FF last week. Had INT in last meeting. Has 13 tackles, FF, FR & 5 PD in his past 3 at home vs. AFC. CB RONALD DARBY had 8 tackles & INT in Week 2. Has 3 INTs & 9 PD in his past 5. Aims for 6th in row with PD. Had 6 tackles, INT & 2 PD in only career meeting (9/13/15 with Buf.). LB NIGEL BRADHAM had 8 tackles & sack last week