The Indianapolis Colts were winning this game 20-10 in the 4th quarter before they choked! Peyton Manning didn’t have his best game as he completed 16 of 27 passes for 225 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 interception. He also carried the ball 1 time for 1 yard but it was a TD. Joseph Addai had a monster game for the Colts as he carried the ball 26 times for 112 yads (4.3 ypc) and he also caught 5 passes for 114 yards (22.8 avg) with a TD grab. The Patriots held Reggie Wayne to only 5 catches for 62 yards (12.4 avg) and that’s saying something. The Colts finished up with 119 yards rushing on 31 carries (3.8 ypc) and they also completed 16 of 27 passes for 210 yards.
The Colts defense did a good job for three quarters before the roof caved in. Marlin Jackson led the way on defense with 9 tackles. Gary Brackett also had a solid game with 7 tackles and a interception. DE Robert Mathis was outstanding with 6 tackles and 2 sacks. The Patriots finished with 106 yards rushing on 28 carries (3.8 ypc) and they also completed 21 of 32 passes for 237 yards.