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Philadelphia Eagles 33, Indianapolis Colts 23

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter,The Pre Season by joelapinski on Tuesday 30 August 2016 at 5:48 pm

The Indianapolis Colts threw the ball well in this game, but they couldn’t get anything going on the ground.  Andrew Luck played well in this game as he completed 13 of 18 passes for 134 yards without a TD pass or INT.  He also carried the ball 1 time for 2 yards.  Scott Tolzien was off a little bit in this game as he completed 5 of 9 passes for 55 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT.  Stephen Morris looked good again for the Colts in this game as he completed 7 of 11 passes for 144 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 1 time for 1 yard and it went for a TD.  Robert Turbin led the way on the ground for the Colts in this game with 24 yards rushing on 4 carries (6.0 ypc) and he also caught 1 pass for 6 yards.  Frank Gore had a rough time as he carried the ball 4 times for 6 yards (1.5 ypc).  Josh Ferguson couldn’t get anything going on the ground with 4 yards rushing on 5 carries (0.8 ypc), but he also caught 3 passes for 28 yards (9.3 avg).  Trey Williams didn’t get any carries in this game, but he did catch 1 pass for 9 yards, and it went for a TD.  WR Donte Moncrief led the way in the passing game for the Colts with 6 grabs for 58 yards (9.7 avg).  WRs Mekale McKay (1 rec, 49 yards), Phillip Dorsett (3 rec, 49 yards) and Tevaun Smith (1 rec, 47 yards) also had solid games for the Colts in the passing game.  The Colts finished up with 39 yards rushing on 18 carries (2.2 ypc).  They also completed 25 of 38 passes (65.8%) for 315 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT (91.2 QB Rating).

The defense was pretty awful in this game for the Colts.  Safeties Lee Hightower (5 tackles), T.J. Green (5 tackles), Mike Adams (5 tackles) and CB Frankie Williams (5 tackles and 1 pass defensed) led the way on D for the Colts in this game.  CB Darius Butler pitched in with 1 pass defensed and 1 interception in this game.  The Eagles finished up with 130 yards rushing on 24 carries (5.4 ypc) with 1 TD run.  They also completed 26 of 32 passes (81.3%) for 258 yards with 3 TD passes and 1 INT (120.2 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 1-2 on the preseason.

Baltimore Ravens 19, Indianapolis Colts 18

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter,The Pre Season by joelapinski on Tuesday 23 August 2016 at 11:19 pm

Stephen Morris was both a hero and a goat for the Indianapolis Colts in a matter of minutes on Saturday Night!  He threw a TD pass in the 4th quarter to give the Colts a 18-17 lead.  On the next play the Colts decided to go for two and Morris through a horrible pass that was intercepted by CB Anthony Levine of the Ravens and he returned it all the way to the opposing end zone for a two point conversion!  Andrew Luck started this game and he was sharp in completing all 8 of his pass attempts, good for 71 yards without a TD pass or INT.  He also carried the ball 2 times for 12 yards (6.0 ypc) in this game.  Scott Tolzien was next up and he completed 13 of 18 passes for 107 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 1 time for -1 yard in this game.  Stephen Morris finished up at QB in this game for the Colts by completing 7 of 11 passes for 66 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 1 time for 26 yards in this game.  Jordan Todman rushed for 22 yards on 5 carries (4.4 ypc) and he caught 1 pass for 4 yards.  Robert Turbin was also busy with 7 carries for 18 yards (2.6 ypc) and he also caught 1 pass for 7 yards.  Trey Williams only carried the ball 1 time for 5 yards in this game, but he also caught 2 passes for 13 yards (6.5 avg) with 1 TD grab.  WR Phillip Dorsett (3 rec, 37 yards), TE Erik Swoope (3 rec, 36 yards), WR Chester Rogers (5 rec, 31 yards) and WR Tevaun Smith (2 rec, 18 yards, TD) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 93 yards rushing on 23 carries (4.0 ypc).  They also completed 28 of 37 passes (75.7%) for 233 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (110.6 QB Rating).

The defense was pretty solid for the Colts in this game.  LBs Antonio Morrison (9 tackles), Josh McNary (8 tackles) and Nate Irving (6 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  Safeties Dezmen Southward (5 tackles) and Winston Guy (1 tackle, 1 pass defensed and 1 interception) also pitched in for the Colts on D in this game.  The Ravens finished up with 120 yards rushing on 30 carries (4.0 ypc).  They also completed 18 of 30 passes (60%) for 131 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT (78.6 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 1-1 on the preseason.

 

Indianapolis Colts 19, Buffalo Bills 18

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter,The Pre Season by joelapinski on Monday 15 August 2016 at 7:57 pm

The Indianapolis Colts‘ D stopped a two point conversion attempt on the last play of the game to pull out a road victory on Saturday Night.  Andrew Luck didn’t get to play in this game for the Colts.  Scott Tolzien started at QB and he completed 12 of 23 passes for 140 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 1 time for 1 yard in this game.  Stephen Morris finished up the game at QB and he completed 5 of 9 passes for 104 yards with 1 TD pass and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 3 times for 19 yards (6.3 ypc) in this game.  Trey Williams got some unproductive work in as he carried the ball 7 times for 5 yards (0.7 ypc).  He also caught 1 pass for 10 yards in this game.  Josh Ferguson was also pretty awful in this game for the Colts as he carried the ball 8 times for a paltry 3 yards (0.4 ypc).  Jordan Todman didn’t get any carries in this game but he did catch a pass for 42 yards that went for a TD.  WRs Chester Rogers (2 receptions, 63 yards, TD grab) and Tevaun Smith (3 receptions for 34 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 30 yards rushing on 23 carries (1.3 ypc).  They also completed 17 of 32 passes (53.1%) for 244 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (99.0 QB Rating).

The defense gave up a lot of yards, but they made big plays when they had to in this game.  LB Edwin Jackson led the way for the Colts in this game as he was all over the field, finishing with 10 tackles.  LB Curt Maggitt pitched in with 4 tackles and 3 tackles for a loss.  The Bills finished up with 126 yards rushing on 28 carries (4.5 ypc).  They also completed 23 of 42 passes (54.8%) for 246 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (89.4 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 1-0 on the preseason.

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.

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