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Indianapolis Colts 37, Jacksonville Jaguars 3

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 30 September 2013 at 2:49 am

The Colts destroyed the Jaguars completely in Jacksonville earlier today.  Andrew Luck was sharp in this game as he completed 22 of 36 passes for 260 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 2 times for 26 yards (13.0 ypc) for the Colts today.  Matt Hasselbeck finished up this game at QB by completing 2 of 3 passes for 37 yards without a TD pass or INT.  Donald Brown led the way on the ground for the Colts with 65 yards rushing on 3 carries (21.7 ypc) and he also caught 2 passes for 11 yards.  Trent Richardson pitched in with 20 carries for 60 yards (3.0 ypc) with 1 TD run.  WR Reggie Wayne (5 rec, 100 yards, TD grab), TE Coby Fleener (5 rec, 77 yards, TD grab) and WR T.Y. Hilton (5 rec, 48 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts today.  The Colts finished up with 154 yards rushing on 29 carries (5.3 ypc) and they also completed 24 of 39 passes (61.5%) for 283 yards as they had possession of the ball for 36:38.

The defense was amazing for the Colts today.  They sacked Jaguars’ QB Blaine Gabbert four times and they continued to force him into making mistakes all day long.  CB Darius Butler (6 tackles, 1 pass defensed and a interception that he returned 41 yards for a TD) and OLB Robert Mathis (5 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 tackles for a loss and 4 QB hits) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  DE Cory Redding (3 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for a loss and 2 QB hits), CB Vontae Davis (3 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 interception) and CB Josh Gordy (2 tackles, 1 pass defensed and 1 interception) also made big plays in this game for the Colts on D.  The Jaguars finished up with 40 yards rushing on 18 carries (2.2 ypc) and they also completed 17 of 32 passes (53.1%) for 165 yards in this game.  The Colts are now 3-1 on the year.

Indianapolis Colts 27, San Francisco 49ers 7

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 23 September 2013 at 12:19 pm

The Colts whipped the 49ers in San Francisco yesterday.  Andrew Luck was solid as he completed 18 of 27 passes for 164 yards without a TD pass or INT.  He also carried the ball 4 times for 24 yards (6.0 ypc) with 1 TD run.  Ahmad Bradshaw led the way for the Colts on the ground with 95 yards rushing on 19 carries (5.0 ypc) with 1 TD run and he also caught 3 passes for 16 yards (5.3 avg) in this game.  Trent Richardson rushed for 35 yards on 13 carries (2.7 ypc) with 1 TD run in his Colts’ debut.  Donald Brown pitched in with 25 yards rushing on 3 carries (8.3 ypc).  WRs Reggie Wayne (5 rec, 63 yards) and Darrius Heyward-Bey (5 rec, 59 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 179 yards rushing on 39 carries (4.6 ypc) and they also completed 18 of 27 passes (66.7%) for 157 yards as they had possession of the ball for 36:25.

The defense was pretty impressive for the Colts yesterday.  LB Jerrell Freeman led the way for the Colts with 8 tackles, 1 sack and 1 tackle for a loss.  Safety Antoine Bethea (5 tackles), LB Kavell Conner (4 tackles and 1 fumble recovery), OLB Robert Mathis (3 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 tackle for a loss and 2 QB hits) and CB Cassius Vaughn (1 pass defensed and 1 interception) also made big plays on the D for the Colts in this game.  The 49ers finished up with 115 yards rushing on 23 carries (5.0 ypc) and they also completed 13 of 27 passes (48.1%) for 139 yards.  The Colts are now 2-1 on the season.

Miami Dolphins 24, Indianapolis Colts 20

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 16 September 2013 at 5:17 pm

The Colts’ offense couldn’t overcome the giving nature of the defense yesterday against the Dolphins.  Andrew Luck was solid again as he completed 25 of 43 passes for 321 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 4 times for 38 yards (9.5 ypc) in this game.  Ahmad Bradshaw led the way for the Colts in the running game with 15 carries for 65 yards (4.3 ypc) with 1 TD run.  He also caught 3 passes for 19 yards (6.3 avg) in this game.  Donald Brown carried the ball 7 times for 30 yards (4.3 ypc) and he recovered a fumble.  WR T.Y. Hilton led the way for the Colts in the passing game with 6 grabs for 124 yards (20.7 avg).  TE Coby Fleener (4 rec, 69 yards, TD grab) and WR Reggie Wayne (5 rec, 46 yards) also pitched in for the Colts in the passing game.  The Colts finished up with 133 yards rushing on 26 carries (5.1 ypc) and they also completed 25 of 43 passes (58.1%) for 315 yards as they had possession of the ball for 30:34.

The Colts had five sacks, as they put good pressure on Ryan Tannehill, but it didn’t stop him from having a good game.  Safety LaRon Landry (11 tackles), LB Pat Angerer (11 tackles, 1/2 a sack and 1 QB hit) and LB Jerrell Freeman (8 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 tackles for a loss and 1 QB hit) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  OLB Robert Mathis (5 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 tackle for a loss and 1 QB hit) and safety Joe Lefeged (1 fumble recovery) also pitched in with big plays for the Colts in this game.  The Dolphins finished up with 101 yards rushing on 27 carries (3.7 ypc) and they also completed 23 of 34 passes (67.6%) for 297 yards in this game.  The Colts start off the 2013 season with a 1-1 record.

Indianapolis Colts 21, Oakland Raiders 17

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 9 September 2013 at 11:44 am

The Colts held on against a very pesky and game Oakland Raiders’ squad yesterday.  Andrew Luck was very precise yesterday as he completed 18 of 23 passes for 178 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 6 times for 38 yards (6.3 ypc) with 1 TD run yesterday.  Vick Ballard (13 carries for 63 yards, 4.8 ypc) and Ahmad Bradshaw (7 carries for 26 yards, 3.7 ypc) shared the workload running the ball for the Colts in this game.  WR Reggie Wayne led the way in the passing game with 8 grabs for 96 yards (12.0 avg) with 1 TD run.  WRs Darrius Heyward-Bey (3 rec, 33 yards), T.Y. Hilton (3 rec, 20 yards) and TE Dennis Allen (1 rec, 20 yards, TD grab) also pitched in for the Colts in the passing game yesterday.  The Colts finished up with 127 yards rushing on 26 carries (4.9 ypc) and they also completed 18 of 23 passes (78.3%) for 147 yards as they had possession of the ball for 27:13.

The defense gave up a lot of yards, but not a lot of points in this game.  Safeties LaRon Landry (15 tackles and 1 pass defensed) and Antoine Bethea (11 tackles, 1 pass defensed and 1 interception) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  LB Jerrell Freeman (10 tackles), OLB Robert Mathis (5 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for a loss and 1 QB hit) and CB Greg Toler (3 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 interception) also pitched in with solid games on D for the Colts.  The Raiders finished up with 171 yards rushing on 33 carries (5.2 ypc) and they also completed 19 of 29 passes (65.5%) for 201 yards in this game.  The Colts start out the 2013 season with a 1-0 record.

Baltimore Ravens 24, Indianapolis Colts 9

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter,The Playoffs by admin on Monday 7 January 2013 at 3:45 pm

It seemed to me that Andrew Luck’s WRs heard a lot of footsteps yesterday and it caused them to drop a lot of very catchable footballs.  Luck completed 28 of 54 passes for 288 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 4 times for 35 yards (8.8 ypc), but he lost a fumble.  Vick Ballard led the way on the ground with 91 yards rushing on 22 carries (4.1 ypc) for the Colts in this game.  WRs Reggie Wayne (9 rec, 114 yards), T.Y. Hilton (8 rec, 66 yards) and TE Dwayne Allen (4 rec, 51 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts yesterday.  The Colts finished up with 152 yards rushing on 30 carries (5.1 ypc) and they also completed 28 of 54 passes (51.9%) for 267 yards as they had possession of the ball for 37:32.

The defense was awful for the Colts yesterday.  Safety Antoine Bethea (10 tackles) and DE Cory Redding (7 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  LB Pat Angerer (6 tackles, 1 fumble recovery) and DE Lawrence Guy (4 tackles and 1 fumble recovery) also had solid games for the Colts on D.  The Ravens finished up with 172 yards rushing on 32 carries (5.4 ypc) and they also completed 12 of 23 passes (52.2%) for 269 yards.  The Colts’ season ended on a sour note, but it was still a rock solid 2012 season for them.

Indianapolis Colts 28, Houston Texans 16

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by admin on Monday 31 December 2012 at 2:00 am

The Colts were electrified by the return of head coach Chuck Pagano today.  Andrew Luck was efficient as he completed 14 of 28 passes for 191 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs.  Vick Ballard carried the ball 27 times for 78 yards (2.9 ypc) with 1 TD run and he also caught 2 passes for 9 yards (4.5 avg).  WRs T.Y. Hilton (4 rec, 111 yards, TD) and Reggie Wayne (4 rec, 40 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts today.  The Colts also got an explosive 101-yard kickoff return for a TD from RB Deji Karim.  The Colts finished up with 81 yards rushing on 33 carries (2.5 ypc) and they also completed 14 of 28 passes (50%) for 184 yards as they had possession of the ball for 31:09.

The Colts played solid on D when they had to in this game.  They sacked Matt Schaub four times today.  CB Cassius Vaughn (10 tackles), LB Jerrell Freeman (10 tackles), safety Antoine Bethea (6 tackles) and CB Vontae Davis (5 tackles, 3 passes defensed and 2 interceptions) led the way for the Colts on D today.  The Texans finished up with 102 yards rushing on 20 carries (5.1 ypc) and they also completed 24 of 36 passes (66.7%) for 250 yards in this game.  The Colts finish up the regular season with a 11-5 record and the #5 seed in the AFC Playoffs.

Indianapolis Colts 20, Kansas City Chiefs 13

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by admin on Monday 24 December 2012 at 3:56 am

The Colts barely got out of Arrowhead Stadium with a win today.  Andrew Luck was good enough today as he completed 17 of 35 passes for 205 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 6 times for 21 yards (3.5 ypc) in this game.  Vick Ballard led the way on the ground with 20 carries for 69 yards (3.5 ypc).  WRs Reggie Wayne (5 rec, 81 yards, TD) and Donnie Avery (5 rec, 38 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 90 yards rushing on 26 carries (3.5 ypc) and they also completed 17 of 36 passes (47.2%) for 198 yards as they had possession of the ball for 27:40.

The defense was excellent against the pass, but pitiful against the run today.  LB Jerrell Freeman (10 tackles), DE Lawrence Guy (8 tackles), safety Joe Lefeged (6 tackles and a fumble recovery) and LB Pat Angerer (6 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  CBs Vontae Davis and Darius Butler (32-yard return for a TD) each intercepted a pass each in this game.  The Chiefs rushed for an amazing 352 yards on 44 carries (8.0 ypc) and they also completed 10 of 22 passes (45.5%) for 155 yards in this game.  The Colts are now 10-5 on the year and they have secured a spot in the playoffs.

Houston Texans 29, Indianapolis Colts 17

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by admin on Monday 17 December 2012 at 3:25 pm

The Colts weren’t quite ready for prime time yesterday against the Texans in Houston.  Andrew Luck completed 13 of 27 passes for 186 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 2 times for 10 yards (5.0 ypc).  Vick Ballard was electric for the Colts in this game with 18 carries for 105 yards (5.8 ypc).  WRs T.Y. Hilton (3 rec, 78 yards, TD), Donnie Avery (3 rec, 37 yards) and TE Dwayne Allen (3 rec, 36 yards, TD) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 124 yards rushing on 25 carries (5.0 ypc) and they also completed 13 of 27 passes (48.1%) for 148 yards as they only had possession of the ball for 26:54.

The defense and special teams also let the Colts down yesterday.  Pat McAfee had a punt blocked by LB Brayn Braman, who returned it 8 yards for a TD.  LB Jerrell Freeman (10 tackles) and CB Vontae Davis (9 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  The Texans finished up with 178 yards rushing on 32 carries (5.6 ypc) and they also completed 23 of 31 passes (74.2%) for 239 yards in this game.  The Colts are now 9-5 on the year.

Indianapolis Colts 27, Tennessee Titans 23

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by admin on Monday 10 December 2012 at 3:04 pm

The Colts’ D made big plays to save them yesterday as their offense didn’t play that well.  Andrew Luck completed 16 of 34 passes for 196 yards with 1 TD pass and 2 INTs (one was returned 40 yards for a TD by Titans’ LB Will Witherspoon).  Vick Ballard had a solid game running the ball as he rushed for 94 yards on 19 carries (4.9 ypc).  Delone Carter pitched in wit 3 carries for 1 yard (0.3 ypc) with a TD run.  WRs Reggie Wayne (6 rec, 64 yards, TD), T.Y. Hilton (2 rec, 50 yards) and Donnie Avery (3 rec, 31 yards) led the way for the Colts in the passing game.  The Colts finished up with 98 yards rushing on 30 carries (3.3 ypc) and they also completed 16 of 34 passes (47.1%) for 171 yards as they had possession of the ball for 31:23.

The Colts D played well for the Colts yesterday.  CB Cassius Vaughn (8 tackles, 3 passes defensed and a interception that was returned 3 yards for a TD), CB Vontae Davis (8 tackles, an interception, 3 tackles for a loss, 1 pass defensed and 1 QB hit) and LB Jerrell Freeman (8 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  CB Darius Butler pitched in with 2 tackles, 1 pass defensed and 1 interception.  The Titans finished up with 97 yards rushing on 24 carries (4.0 ypc) and they also completed 22 of 35 passes (62.9%) for 259 yards.  The Colts are now 9-4 on the year.

Indianapolis Colts 35, Detroit Lions 33

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by admin on Monday 3 December 2012 at 2:57 pm

Andrew Luck hit Donnie Avery with a 14-yard TD pass on the last play of the game to give the Colts a HUGE win in Detroit over the Lions yesterday!  Andrew Luck completed 24 of 54 passes for 391 yards with 4 TD passes and 3 INTs.  He also carried the ball 3 times for 33 yards (11.0 ypc) in this game.  Vick Ballard led the way on the ground with 41 yards rushing on 9 carries (4.6 ypc) with 1 TD run.  Donald Brown pitched in with six carries for 13 yards (2.2 ypc) in this game.  WRs T.Y. Hilton (6 rec, 100 yards) and Donnie Avery (5 rec, 91 yards, 2 TD grabs) led the way for the Colts in the passing game.  WR Reggie Wayne (4 rec, 51 yards), WR LaVon Brazill (1 rec, 42 yards, TD) and TE Coby Fleener (1 rec, 26 yards, TD) also pitched in for the Colts in the passing game.  The Colts finished up with 87 yards rushing on 18 carries (4.8 ypc) and they also completed 24 of 54 passes (44.4%) for 372 yards as they had possession of the ball for 22:22.

The defense was flat out awful for the Colts yesterday.  CB Cassius Vaughn (9 tackles and 2 passes defensed) and LB Moises Fokou (7 tackles and 1 QB hit) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  The Lions finished up with 138 yards rushing on 29 carries (4.8 ypc) and they also completed 27 of 46 passes (58.7%) for 313 yards in this game.  The Lions finished up with 138 yards rushing on 29 carries (4.8 ypc) and they also completed 27 of 46 passes (58.7%) for 313 yards in this game.  The Colts are now 8-4 on the year.