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NFL Preseason Preview - Indianapolis (0-3) at Cincinnati (1-2)



By John McMullen, NFL Editor

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Indianapolis Colts will try to avoid a winless preseason when they visit the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday.

The Colts latest setback came at the hands of Drew Brees when the veteran passed for 128 yards and two touchdowns as New Orleans outlasted Indianapolis, 23-17.

Andrew Luck and Chandler Harnish each produced a TD pass for the Colts, who dropped to 0-3 in practice games. Luck started and was 10-of-18 for 103 yards with a pick for the hosts.

Coby Fleener and Josh Lenz reached the end zone on passes, while Dan Herron led all rushers with 68 yards on eight carries.

The Bengals got their first preseason win last week when Terence Newman returned an interception for a touchdown and Cincinnati kicked four field goals en route to a 19-13 preseason victory over the Arizona Cardinals.

Andy Dalton completed 13-of-21 passes for 157 yards for Cincinnati, while Mohamed Sanu and A.J. Green both caught five passes for 70 and 53 yards, respectively, in the triumph.

Mike Nugent and Quinn Sharp, who were competing for the starting kicker job, each made two field goals. The veteran Nugent kept his job, however, as Sharp was released earlier this week.

08/27 14:23:22 ET