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Indianapolis Colts 24, Tennessee Titans 17

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 21 November 2016 at 1:39 am

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.

Indianapolis Colts 31, Green Bay Packers 26

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 7 November 2016 at 9:18 pm

The Indianapolis Colts raced out to a quick lead yesterday when RB Jordan Todman returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a TD!  He returned 2 kickoffs for 160 yards (80.0 avg) in this game!  The Colts were up 31-13 with 9:35 left in the game when the Packers unleashed a furious comeback.  The Colts hung on to beat the Packers when Andrew Luck made some big throws late in the game!  Andrew Luck completed 23 of 36 passes (63.9%) for 281 yards with 1 TD pass and 2 INTs.  He also carried the ball 7 times for 15 yards (2.1 ypc) yesterday.  Frank Gore led the way on the ground for the Colts with 60 yards rushing on 19 carries (3.2 ypc) with 2 TD runs.  He also caught 2 passes for 11 yards (5.5 avg) in this game.  Robert Turbin rushed for 10 yards on 2 carries (5.0 ypc) and he also caught 2 passes for 13 yards (6.5 avg) in this game.  WR T.Y. Hilton (6 rec, 82 yards), TE Jack Doyle (5 rec, 61 yards) and WR Donte Moncrief (3 rec, 55 yards, TD grab) led the way for the Colts in the passing game.  The Colts finished up with 85 yards rushing on 28 carries (3.0 ypc) with 2 TD runs.  They also completed 23 of 36 passes (63.9%) for 270 yards with 1 TD pass and 2 INTs (74.0 QB Rating).  The Colts finished up with 85 yards rushing on 28 carries (3.0 ypc).  They also completed 23 of 36 passes (63.9%) for 270 yards with 1 TD pass and INTs (74.0 QB Rating).  The Colts has p0ssession of the ball for 30:03 in this game.

The defense played pretty good until the 4th quarter in this game.  The Packers scored the last two TDs in this game!  Safety Clayton Geathers (8 tackles, 1 pass defensed), LB D’Qwell Jackson (7 tackles), safety T.J. Green (6 tackles and 1 QB hit) and DT Arthur Jones (6 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  CB Darius Butler pitched in with 2 tackles, 1 pass defensed and a interception.  The Packers finished up with 116 yards rushing on 19 carries (6.1 ypc).  They also completed 26 of 43 passes (60.5%) for 289 yards with 3 TD passes and 1 INT (94.8 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 4-5 on the year.

 

 

 

 

Kansas City Chiefs 30, Indianapolis Colts 14

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 31 October 2016 at 2:57 pm

The Indianapolis Colts never had much of a chance yesterday against the visiting Chiefs.  Andrew Luck was under siege the whole game, as he was sacked six times yesterday!  Luck completed 19 of 35 passes (54.3%) for 210 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 9 times for 60 yards (6.7 ypc) with a lost fumble.  Frank Gore pitched in with 9 carries for 37 yards (4.1 ypc) and he also caught 2 passes for 25 yards (12.5 avg) with a TD grab.  Robert Turbin carried the ball 2 times for 9 yards (4.5 ypc) and he also caught 3 passes for 25 yards (8.3 avg) in this game.  WR Donte Moncrief returned to action in this game and he led the way for the Colts in the passing game with 4 catches for 41 yards (10.3 avg) with 1 TD grab.  TE Jack Doyle (2 rec, 36 yards), WR Phillip Dorsett (5 rec, 33 yards), TE Erik Swoope (2 rec, 30 yards) and WR T.Y. Hilton (1 rec, 20 yards) also pitched in for the Colts in the passing game.  The Colts finished up with 105 yards rushing on 21 carries (5.0 ypc) and they also completed 19 of 35 passes (54.3%) for 172 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT (79.5 QB Rating).  The Colts only had possession of the ball for 26:24 in this game.

The Colts played well against the run, but not so good against the pass in this game.  The Colts did have 3 sacks yesterday, which was a bright spot.  Safety Clayton Geathers (8 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss and 1 pass defensed), LB D’Qwell Jackson (6 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss) and CB Rashaan Melvin (6 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  LBs Robert Mathis (5 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for a loss and 1 QB hit) and Edwin Jackson (4 tackles, 1 sack and 1 QB hit) also pitched in for the Colts on D in this game.  The Chiefs finished up with 88 yards rushing on 27 carries (3.3 ypc).  They also completed 25 of 41 passes (61%) for 334 yards with 3 TD passes and 0 INTs (112.9 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 3-5 on the season.

 

Indianapolis Colts 34, Tennessee Titans 26

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 24 October 2016 at 6:51 pm

This was a great game, but when OLB Robert Mathis of the Indianapolis Colts recovered a Marcus Mariota fumble and returned it 14 yards for a TD with 1:47 left in the game to give the Colts a 34-23 lead…..it broke the Titans’ will!  QB Andrew Luck was outstanding in this game as he completed 27 of 39 passes (69.2%) for 353 yards with 3 TD passes and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 5 times for 17 yards (3.4 ypc) in this game.  Frank Gore led the way on the ground for the Colts in this game with 61 yards rushing on 17 carries (3.6 ypc).  He also caught 5 passes for 22 yards (4.4 avg) with 1 TD grab in this game.  Robert Turbin pitched in with 2 carries for 3 yards (1.5 ypc) and he also caught 1 pass for 19 yards in this game.  WR T.Y. Hilton led the way in the passing game for the Colts with 7 grabs for 133 yards (19.0 avg) with 1 TD grab.  TEs Jack Doyle (9 rec, 78 yards, TD grab) and Erik Swoope (2 rec, 51 yards) also pitched in for the Colts in this game.  The Indianapolis Colts finished up with 81 yards rushing on 24 carries (3.4 ypc).  They also completed 27 of 39 passes (69.2%) for 341 yards with 3 TD passes and 0 INTs (123.1 QB Rating).  They had possession of the ball for 32:30 of this game.

LB D’Qwell Jackson (9 tackles, 1 pass defensed and 1 QB hit) and safety Mike Adams (8 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  OLB Robert Mathis had 2 tackles and a fumble recovery that he returned 14 yards for a TD!  The Colts had three sacks as a team on the day!  The Titans finished up with 124 yards rushing on 28 carries (4.4 ypc) with 1 TD run.  They also completed 22 of 37 passes (59.5%) for 207 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (95.8 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 3-4 on the year.

Houston Texans 26, Indianapolis Colts 23 in O.T.

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 17 October 2016 at 7:56 pm

The Indianapolis Colts really choked last night as they were up 23-9 with little time left in the game.  The Texans scored 2 TDs in the last 2:37 in the 4th quarter to send this game to OT.  Then they kicked the game winning field goal with 8:10 left in OT.  Andrew Luck completed 21 of 32 passes (65.6%) for yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 7 times for 53 yards (7.6 ypc) with 1 TD run.  Frank Gore led the way on the ground for the Colts in this game with 106 yards rushing on 22 carries (4.8 ypc).  He also caught 1 pass for 2 yards.  Robert  Turbin pitched in with 3 carries for 2 yards (0.7 ypc) and 4 catches for 22 yards (5.5 avg) in this game.  WR Chester Rogers (4 rec, 63 yards), TE Jack Doyle (4 rec, 53 yards, TD) and WR T.Y. Hilton (3 rec, 49 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 161 yards rushing on 32 carries (5.0 ypc) with 1 TD run.  They also completed 21 of 32 passes (65.6%) for 231 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT (87.0 QB Rating).  The Colts had possession of the ball for 36:33 in this game.

Safeties Mike Adams (9 tackles), Clayton Geathers (6 tackles) and LB D’Qwell Jackson (6 tackles and 1 QB hit) led the way on D for the Colts in this game.  CB Vontae Davis pitched in with 5 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 interception against the Texans.  The Texans finished up with 158 yards rushing on 28 carries (5.6 ypc) with 1 TD run.  They also completed 25 of 39 passes (64.1%) for 256 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT (90.7 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 2-4 on the season.

Indianapolis Colts 29, Chicago Bears 23

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 10 October 2016 at 1:20 pm

The Indianapolis Colts surged late in this game to pull it out.  Andrew Luck hit T.Y. Hilton with a 35-yard TD pass with 3:43 left in the game and kicker Adam Vinatieri nailed a 46-yard field goal with 2:28 left in the game to pull out a potential season saving victory over the Bears yesterday!  Andrew Luck had a solid game despite being sacked five times.  He completed 28 of 39 passes (71.8%) for 322 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 5 times for 13 yards (2.6 ypc) in this game.  Frank Gore ran the ball well, rushing for 75 yards on 14 carries (5.4 ypc) and he also caught 1 pass for 4 yards.  WR T.Y. Hilton led the way for the Colts in the passing game with 10 grabs for 171 yards (17.1 avg) with 1 TD grab.  TE Dwayne Allen pitched in with 6 grabs for 50 yards (8.3 avg) with 1 TD grab in this game.  The Colts finished up with 98 yards rushing on 21 carries (4.7 ypc) in this game.  They also completed 28 of 39 passes (71.8%) for 298 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (113.4 QB Rating).  They had possession of the ball for 29:55 in this game.

The defense was pretty awful for the Colts in this game.  LB D’Qwell Jackson (9 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss and 1 fumble recovery) and safety Clayton Geathers (8 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  CBs Darius Butler (6 tackles) and Patrick Robinson (6 tackles) also pitched in on D for the Bears in this game.  The Bears finished up with 125 yards rushing on 19 carries (6.6 ypc) in this game.  The Bears also completed 33 of 43 passes (76.7%) for 397 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (120.0 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 2-3 on the season.

Jacksonville Jaguars 30, Indianapolis Colts 27

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 3 October 2016 at 11:58 am

The Indianapolis Colts looked like they were playing in a trance the first three quarters, as they were down 23-6, before waking up in the 4th quarter and it was too late by then.  Andrew Luck was getting beat up like a pinata again, as he was sacked 6 times yesterday.  He completed 27 of 42 passes (64.3%) for 234 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 4 times for 23 yards (5.8 ypc) in this game.  Frank Gore was his usual solid self with 16 carries for 68 yards (4.3 ypc) with 1 TD run.  He also caught 5 passes for 27 yards (5.4 avg) in this game.  Josh Ferguson carried the ball 3 times for -2 yards (-0.7 ypc), but he also caught 7 passes for 33 yards (4.7 avg).  WRs Phillip Dorsett (1 rec, 64 yards, TD) and T.Y. Hilton (7 rec, 42 yards, TD) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 94 yards rushing on 25 carries (3.8 ypc) with 1 TD run.  They also completed 27 of 42 passes (64.3%) for 190 yards with 2 TD passes and 1 INT (84.8 QB Rating).  The Colts had possession of the ball for 32:39 in this game.

The defense was pretty awful, as usual, for the Colts.  LB D’Qwell Jackson (6 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss) and safety Mike Adams (5 tackles) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  OLB Akeem Ayers (4 tackles, 1 sack and 1 QB hit) and LB Erik Walden (3 tackles, 1 sack, 1 tackle for a loss and 2 QB hits) also had solid games for the Colts.  The Jaguars finished up with 136 yards rushing on 29 carries (4.7 ypc) with 1 TD run.  They also completed 19 of 33 passes (57.6%) for 195 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs (96.4 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 1-3 on the season.

Indianapolis Colts 26, San Diego Chargers 22

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Tuesday 27 September 2016 at 10:33 pm

The Indianapolis Colts were saved at the end of this game when QB Andrew Luck hit WR T.Y. Hilton with a 63-yard TD pass with only 1:17 left in the game to put them up for good!  Luck completed 24 of 37 passes (64.9%) for 331 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT.  He also lost a fumble that was returned 61 yards for a TD by Chargers’ DT Caraun Reid.  Frank Gore led the way on the ground for the Colts in this game with 82 yards rushing on 21 carries (3.9 ypc) with 1 TD run.  Gore also caught 1 pass for 1 yard in this game.  Robert Turbin pitched in with 9 rushing yards on 4 carries (2.3 ypc) with 1 TD run.  Josh Ferguson only carried the ball 1 time for 2 yards in this game, but he also caught 3 passes for 29 yards (9.7 avg).  WR T.Y. Hilton was in beast mode, as he caught 8 passes for 174 yards (21.8 avg) with 1 TD grab.  TE Jack Doyle (6 rec, 65 yards), TE Dwayne Allen (3 rec, 35 yards) and WR Phillip Dorsett (3 rec, 27 yards) also pitched in for the Colts in the passing game.  The Colts finished up with 93 yards rushing on 26 carries (3.6 ypc) with 2 TD runs.  They also completed 24 of 37 passes (64.9%) for 317 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT (91.2 QB Rating).  The Colts had possession of the ball for 32:43 in this game.

The defense was outstanding against the run, but not so much against the pass in this game.  LBs Sio Moore (8 tackles), D’Qwell Jackson (7 tackles and 1 fumble recovery) and safety Clayton Geathers (6 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss) led the way for the Colts on D in this game.  Safety Mike Adams (3 tackles, 1 fumble recovery) and DE Kendall Langford (1 tackle and 1 fumble recovery) also made big plays on D for the Colts.  The Chargers finished up with 37 yards rushing in 17 carries (2.2 ypc) in this game.  They also completed 26 of 39 passes (66.7%) for 319 yards without a TD pass or INT (92.9 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 1-2 on the season.

 

Denver Broncos 34, Indianapolis Colts 20

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 19 September 2016 at 3:00 pm

The Indianapolis Colts‘ offensive was pretty awful and so way the defense yesterday!  Andrew Luck was careless with the football in this game.  He completed 21 of 40 passes (52.5%) for 197 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT (it was returned 46 yards for a TD by Broncos’ CB Aqib Talib).  He also carried the ball 3 times for 22 yards (7.3 ypc) and he lost a fumble that was returned 15 yards for a TD by Broncos’ OLB Shane Ray).  Frank Gore led the way on the ground for the Colts in this game with 44 yards rushing on 13 carries (3.4 ypc).  He also caught 3 passes for 19 yards (6.3 avg) with 1 TD grab.  Robert Turbin pitched in with 3 carries for 10 yards (3.3 ypc) with 1 TD run.  Josh Ferguson carried the ball 2 times for 7 yards (3.5 ypc) and he caught 5 passes for 29 yards (5.8 avg) in this game.  WR T.Y. Hilton (4 rec, 41 yards) and TE Jack Doyle (4 rec, 37 yards) led the way in the passing game for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 83 yards rushing on 21 carries (4.0 ypc).  They also completed 21 of 40 passes (52.5%) for 170 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT (64.3 QB Rating).  The Colts had possession of the ball for 29:19 of this game.

The defense was pretty awful for the Colts in this game.  CB Antonio Cromartie (6 tackles) and NT Zach Kerr (5 tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for a loss and 2 QB hits) led the way on “D” for the Colts in this game.  CB Darius Butler pitched in with 1 tackle, 1 pass defensed and 1 interception in this game.  The Broncos finished up with 134 yards rushing on 31 carries (4.3 ypc) with 1 TD run.  They also completed 22 of 33 passes (66.7%) for 266 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT (78.6 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 0-2 on the season.

Detroit Lions 39, Indianapolis Colts 35

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,Game Recaps,General Colts Chatter by joelapinski on Monday 12 September 2016 at 4:10 pm

The Indianapolis Colts took a 35-34 lead with 37 seconds left in this game, as Andrew Luck hit TE Jack Doyle with a 6-yard TD pass.  But the defense let the Lions come right down the field, setting up a 43-year old field goal, which Matt Prater nailed with 4 seconds left in the game.  And that was the game!

Andrew Luck was rock solid for the Colts in this game as he completed 31 of 47 passes (66%) for 385 yards with 4 TD passes and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 3 times for 21 yards (7.0 ypc) in this game.  Frank Gore led the way on the ground for the Colts in this game with 59 yards rushing on 14 carries (4.2 ypc).  He also caught 4 passes for 19 yards (4.8 avg) in this game.  WRs Phillip Dorsett (4 rec, 94 yards) and T.Y. Hilton (6 rec, 79 yards) led the Colts in the passing game yesterday.  WR Donte Moncrief (6 rec, 64 yards, TD) and TEs Dwayne Allen (4 rec, 53 yards, TD) and Jack Doyle (3 rec, 35 yards, 2 TD grabs) also pitched in with good games for the Colts.  The Colts finished up with 82 yards rushing on 19 carries (4.3 ypc) and they also completed 31 of 47 passes (66%) for 368 yards with 4 TD passes and 0 INTs (119.5 QB Rating).  The Colts had possession of the ball for 29:24 in this game.

The defense was downright awful for the Colts in this game.  LB Sio Moore (13 tackles and 1 tackle for a loss) and safety Mike Adams (8 tackles) led the way on D for the Colts in this game.  CBs Darryl Morris (6 tackles) and Patrick Robinson (5 tackles and 1 pass defensed) were also busy in this game.  The Lions finished up with 116 yards rushing on 24 carries (4.8 ypc) with 2 TD runs.  They also completed 31 of 39 passes (79.5%) for 332 yards with 3 TD passes and 0 INTs (128.6 QB Rating).  The Colts are now 0-1 on the 2016 season.

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