The Colts just didn’t play well enough to beat the Lions yesterday afternoon in Detroit. Peyton Manning was outstanding as usual completing 12 of 15 passes for 123 yards with 1 TD pass. Rookie Curtis Painter finished up this game by completing 9 of 14 passes for 145 yards with 1 interception. Joseph Addai led the Colts in rushing in this game with 22 yards on 7 carries (3.1 ypc). Donald Brown pitched in with 16 yards on 5 carries (3.2 ypc) with 1 TD run. WR Pierre Garcon led the Colts in receiving in this game with 82 yards on 2 catches (41.0 avg). TE Dallas Clark was also very good in this game as he caught 6 passes for 63 yards (10.5 avg) with 1 TD grab. The Colts finished up this game with 299 yards of total offense (50 rushing, 249 passing).
The Colts’ D was led by CB Jamie Silva who had 10 tackles. The Lions finished up with 412 yards of total offense (151 rushing, 261 passing) in this game.