Sam Bradford shines in Eagles' 39-26 win over Packers

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Philadelphia Eagles' Sam Bradford before a preseason NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

GREEN BAY -- The Packers lost receiver Randall Cobb to a shoulder injury, while Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford threw three touchdowns passes in Philadelphia's 39-26 win over Green Bay on Saturday night.

Bradford was 10 of 10 for 121 yards and three touchdowns in his most extensive action of the preseason, and the Eagles (3-0) stayed perfect in the preseason with a 39-26 win on Saturday night over Green Bay.

Acquired in the offseason from St. Louis, Bradford is coming back from tearing his ACL twice in a 10-month span while with the Rams. He kept coach Chip Kelly's offense humming against the Packers' first-team defense, leading three drives before giving way to backup Mark Sanchez in the second quarter.

Sanchez was pretty good, too, going 13 of 19 for 150 yards and two scores. The Eagles led 25-0 after the first quarter and 39-14 at the half.

The Packers' defense looked lost early despite playing its projected starting lineup together for the first time in a preseason game. Linebacker Clay Matthews and defensive lineman Mike Daniels had been sidelined by injuries.

Green Bay (1-2) has bigger problems to worry about on the other side of the ball.

Cobb left with a shoulder injury following Green Bay's first offensive series after landing on his right arm while trying to catch a pass near the sideline.

He is the second starting wideout to get hurt for the Packers in preseason action. Jordy Nelson was lost for the season with a right knee injury last Sunday against Pittsburgh.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the NFL MVP, didn't play. He watched the game in sweats from the sideline with three starting offensive linemen already held out because of injuries.

Right tackle Bryan Bulaga left late in the first quarter with a left ankle injury. Safety Micah Hyde climbed on to a cart on the sideline late in the second quarter to be treated in the locker room for a neck injury.

Backup quarterback Scott Tolzien missed practice this week after being watched for a possible concussion, so rookie Brett Hundley got the start. The fifth-round draft pick was 22 of 31 for 315 yards and two touchdowns, improving as the game went on and more backups took the field.