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Eagles vs. Dolphins Game Recap | Preseason Week 3

Sage Hurley

The Eagles face the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium within the preseason finale. Here’s what’s occurred:

No Eagles starters dressed for Saturday evening’s competitors. Instead, the ultimate preseason recreation will likely be reliant on gamers battling for jobs. The first staff received significant reps in opposition to Miami on Wednesday of their sole joint affair, then hosted an intrateam follow on the Dolphins’ facility Thursday after Miami handled a non-COVID sickness.

First Quarter

The Miami Dolphins opened the sport with the ball on offense and fielded starters QB Tua Tagovailoa and WR Tyreek Hill; they related for 64 yards within the first two performs of the sport.

The Eagles’ second-team protection wasn’t capable of cease Miami’s play-action bootleg – Miami put the primary factors on the board in 4 performs. Wide receiver River Cracraft caught an 8-yard landing move from Tagovailoa. The Dolphins completed with an additional level from kicker Jason Sanders to make it 7-0 with 12:55 remaining within the first quarter.

Gardner Minshew began at quarterback and led the Eagles’ first drive of the sport, however wasn’t capable of produce any factors. Minshew went 4-for-5 and 34 yards within the offense’s first possession. The drive ended when Kenneth Gainwell fell simply wanting a primary down on the Miami 41-yard line on a fourth-and-1.

Linebacker Patrick Johnson sacked Tagovailoa on the Philadelphia 37-yard line for a lack of 7 yards on Miami’s second possession. The Eagles’ protection pressured one other Sanders discipline purpose – this time from 55 yards out; Miami elevated its result in 10-0 with 8:37 remaining within the quarter.

Dolphins continued with their starters by way of the primary quarter; they marched down for one more landing in 4 performs on a 9-play, 88-yard drive accomplished with a 1-yard landing run by operating again Sony Michel.

Reid Sinnett changed Gardner Minshew with 1:05 remaining within the first quarter; he related with tight finish Grant Calcaterra, catching his first move as an Eagle. The sixth-round draft decide from Southern Methodist University was sidelined with a hamstring harm throughout the first two preseason outings.

Second Quarter

Elijah Campbell intercepts Sinnett’s move supposed for Calcaterra on the Eagles’ 30-yard line for a pick-six with 5:22 remaining. Sanders’ further level is nice, Miami leads 24-0.

On the Dolphins’ last possession of the half, Miami’s backup quarterback Teddy Bridgewater handed to tight finish Hunter Long in the long run zone, however Eagles’ Kary Vincent Jr. knocked it unfastened; the landing play was nullified after it was reviewed by officers. The Dolphins settled for a discipline purpose with 18 seconds to go within the half to make it 27-0.

Third Quarter

Preston Williams muffed an Arynn Siposs punt at 13:18; it was recovered by Eagles’ defensive finish Matt Leo at Miami’s 9-yard line. It led to the Eagles’ first rating of the evening – Jake Elliott put up 3 factors from a 26-yard discipline purpose.

The Dolphins reply rapidly on their following possession as quarterback Skylar Thompson connects with Hunter Long on a 6-yard move for a landing. It’s 34-3 with 9:18 remaining within the quarter.

Miami provides one other landing to the board; Cethan Carter caught a 4-yard move with 3:41 left remaining within the quarter to make it 41-3.

Fourth Quarter

QB Carson Strong changed Sinnett with 10:12 left within the recreation.

The Strong-led offense arrange in shotgun formation; Huntley rushed for a 67-yard acquire down the left sideline, scoring the staff’s first landing of the evening with 9:25 remaining, making it 41-10.

• Miami responded with a sixth landing on the evening; Thompson handed left to Lynn Bowden Jr. for a 39-yard landing for the sport’s last factors.