Indianapolis Colts 35, Jacksonville Jaguars 31

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The Colts had a knock down, drag out fight last night in Jacksonville, Florida.  Peyton Manning threw a 65-yard TD to Reggie Wayne with 5:23 left in the game which finished up the scoring on the night.  Peyton Manning completed 23 of 30 passes for 308 yards with 4 TD passes and 1 INT as he was outstanding last night.  Joseph Addai didn’t offer much help to Manning last night as he rushed for 59 yards on 16 carries (3.7 ypc) and he also caught 3 passes for 14 yards (4.7 avg).  Reggie Wayne led the way for the Colts in the passing game with 132 yards receiving on 5 catches (26.4 avg) with a TD grab.  Dallas Clark also had a solid game with 7 grabs for 95 yards (13.6 avg) with 2 TD grabs.  Austin Collie pitched in with 3 grabs for 27 yards (9.0 avg) with a TD grab.  The Colts finished up with 369 total yards on offense (61 rushing, 308 passing) in this game.

The defense didn’t play too well last night for the Colts.  LB Philip Wheeler led the way for the Colts last night with 11 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss and a pass defensed.  CB Jacob Lacey also had a decent game with 5 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 interception.  The Jaguars finished up with 345 total yards (139 rushing, 206 passing) in this game.  The Colts also got a huge boost from the special teams as back-up running back Chad Simpson returned 3 kickoffs for 127 yards (42.3 avg) with a 93-yard return for a TD.  The Colts are now 14-0 on the season.

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