Philadelphia Eagles 33 Jacksonville Jaguars 32- Michael Vick came onto the field for six plays in his first game since being released from prison. He was quarterback for five first-half plays and a slot receiver for the other play. Vick completed four passes for 19 yards while running the ball once for one yard. Josh Scobee added three field goals for Jacksonville while David Akers was 4-for-4 on field goal attempts for Philadelphia; Akers kicked a 34-yard field goal with 15 seconds left in regulation to give the Eagles a 33-32 lead. Donovan McNabb went 21-of-36 passing for 244 yards, throwing one touchdown pass to Marcus Mailei; however, McNabb threw a pass to the Jacksonville defense. Backup quarterback Kevin Kolb completed 10 of 18 passes for 102 yards, throwing a touchdown strike to Reggie Brown. The game ended when the Jaguars lateraled the ball a total of thirteen times around the football field, but no Stanford band, no touchdown. Philadelphia improved to 1-2 in preseason while Jacksonville fell to 0-3.
St. Louis Rams 24 Cincinnati Bengals 21- Despite taking a big hit from Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers, Kyle Boller continued to play; he finished the game going 14-of-20 passing for 96 yards and one touchdown pass to Samkon Gado. Gado also scored a touchdown earlier in the 1st quarter on a 16-yard run. Cincinnati’s Jordan Palmer was 5-of-6 passing for 102 yards, throwing one touchdown pass to Chris Henry. If anybody is wondering, Chad Ochocinco did NOT kick at all in the game, but he did catch a pass for nine yards.
Miami Dolphins 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 6- Byron Leftwich may have outdueled Luke McCown for the starting quarterback job in Tampa Bay, but neither quarterback was able to lead the team to a victory over the Miami Dolphins. Tampa Bay scored all of its points off two Mike Nugent field goals, but it wasn’t enough as the Buccaneers fell to 1-2 in preseason. Leftwich went 9-of-17 passing for 100 yards while McCown completed just 5 of 11 passes for 38 yards. Chad Pennington was 9-of-16 for 128 yards, throwing a touchdown strike to Anthony Fasano; it was the only touchdown of the game.
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