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.