The Indianapolis Colts rushed out to a 21-7 lead at the half and then they had to hold on for dear life to put the Titans away! Andrew Luck completed 15 of 28 passes (53.6%) for 262 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT. He also carried the ball 8 times for 22 yards (2.8 ypc) in this game. Frank Gore led the way in the running game with 18 carries for 50 yards (2.8 ypc) and he also caught 4 passes for 71 yards (17.8 avg) today! RB Robert Turbin pitched in with 2 carries for 4 yards (2.0 ypc) with 1 TD run today. WRs T.Y. Hilton (5 rec, 97 yards, TD grab), Phillip Dorsett (1 rec, 50 yards) and Donte Moncrief (4 rec, 37 yards, TD grab) led the way in the passing game for the Colts today. The Colts finished up with 76 yards rushing on 28 carries (2.7 ypc) with 1 TD run. They also completed 15 of 28 passes (53.6%) for 251 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT (94.6 QB Rating). The Colts had possession of the ball for 28:59 in this game.
The defense was solid against the run, but not so much against the pass despite sacking Titans’ QB Marcus Mariota five times! CB Rashaan Mathis (11 tackles, 2 passes defensed), safety Clayton Geathers (9 tackles, 1 pass defensed), LB D’Qwell Jackson (9 tackles, 1 sack, 1 tackle for a loss, 1 pass defensed and 1 QB hit) and LB Edwin Jackson (7 tackles, 1 sack and 1 QB hit) led the way for the Colts on D in this game. The Titans rushed for 97 yards on 27 carries (3.6 ypc) in this game. They also completed 25 of 38 passes (65.8%) for 254 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (106.3 QB Rating). The Colts got a huge win today to improve to 5-5 on the year.