By The Numbers: Colts 28, Giants 27

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Colts Team Notes

• The Colts defeated the Giants by a score of 28-27 to improve to 9-6 on the season. The win is the Colts’ sixth straight at home. The last time the Colts won six consecutive home games in one season was in 2012 from 10/7-12/30.

Colts Offense

• The Colts offense totaled 402 yards (49 rushing, 353 passing). It is the seventh time this season the Colts have totaled more than 400 net yards. 

• On Eric Ebron’s first reception of the day, it marked the 100th reception by the Colts tight end group this season. It is the sixth time in franchise history that the tight end group has registered 100 receptions collectively in a single season.

Andrew Luck

• Andrew Luck finished the day going 31-of-47 for 357 yards, two touchdowns and one interception for a 94.0 quarterback rating. Luck also added 13 rushing yards on two carries.

• The win marks Luck’s 21st fourth quarter or overtime game-winning drive of his career and his third of the season. Since 2012, Luck is tied with Drew Brees for the third-most game-winning drives.

• With his 357 yards passing, this marks Luck’s 32nd game with over 300 yards passing. Since Luck entered the league in 2012 he is tied with Matt Stafford for the seventh-most 300-yard passing games.

• On Luck’s sixth completion of the day, he established a new single-season career-high (406), surpassing his 380 completions in 2014. 

• With two touchdowns on the day, Luck passed Andy Dalton (167) for the sixth-most passing touchdowns in a player’s first seven seasons in NFL history.

Running Backs

• Marlon Mack led all backs with 12 carries for 34 yards and one touchdown. 

• Nyheim Hines had two rushes for two yards and one touchdown. Hines also made four catches for 41 yards. His 28-yard reception was a single-game career-high.

• With Hines’ four receptions he tied Austin Collie (60 in 2009) for the fourth-most receptions by a Colts rookie since 1970.

Receivers

• T.Y. Hilton led the team for the third straight week in receiving, finishing the day with 138 yards on seven receptions. 

• On Hilton’s second catch he reached 500 career receptions and joined Marvin Harrison (665) as the only Colts to register 500 receptions in their first seven seasons. 

• With 138 yards on the day, Hilton passed 8,000 career yards for his career. Since Hilton entered the league in 2012 only three other receivers have more than 8,000 yards in that span.

• Since Week 10 Hilton leads the league in receiving with 856 yards.  

• Before leaving the game due to injury, Eric Ebron made three catches for 28 yards. His third catch was his 62nd of the season and established a new career-high. 

• Chester Rogers was second on the team in receiving and had 54 yards on seven receptions and the go-ahead touchdown with 55 seconds left in the game. 

• Dontrelle Inman made four catches for 46 yards and one touchdown. It was his second touchdown of the season.

Colts Defense

• The Colts defense finished the day with 6.0 tackles for loss, three quarterback hits, two passes defensed and one interception. 

• The Colts defense is one of three teams (Houston, New Orleans) to not allow a 100-yard rusher this season.

Defensive Line

• Jabaal Sheard and Al-Quadin Muhammad both led the defensive line in tackles with three and each had 1.0 tackle for loss. 

• Denico Autry had two tackles (one solo) and 1.0 tackle for loss.

Linebackers

• Darius Leonard was tied for the team lead in tackles with nine (eight solo). It is the ninth game this season leading the team in tackles. 

• With nine tackles in the game, Leonard brought his season total to 155, which is the third-most tackles in a single-season by a Colts player since 1994. 

• Leonard and Broderick Thomas are the only players to record at least 150 tackles and 7.0 sacks in a single-season in NFL history. 

• Matthew Adams made five solo tackles and had 3.0 tackles for loss which set a career-high.

Secondary

• George Odum was tied for the team led in tackles with nine (four solo). 

• Malik Hooker made six tackles (four solo) and intercepted Eli Manning with 31 seconds left to seal the game. It was his second interception of the season and fifth of his career.

Special Teams

• Adam Vinatieri was a perfect four-for-four on PATs. 

• Today’s game marked his 352nd regular season game played, which tied Jeff Feagles for the third-most regular season games played in NFL history. The game is also the 193rd game for Vinatieri as a Colt which ties him with Robert Mathis and Justin Snow for the seventh-most games played in team history.  

• Rigoberto Sanchez punted four times for 186 yards and landed three inside the 20-yard line, which ties a season-high. Sanchez’s first punt was 63 yards and marked a new career-high and is his second punt of 60 or more yards this season.

Catch all the action on the field as the Indianapolis Colts host the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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