INDIANAPOLIS — Check out a list of stats and notes from the Indianapolis Colts' 2019 Week 8 victory over the Denver Broncos at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Colts Team Notes
• The Colts improved to 5-2 on the season following a 15-13 win against the Denver Broncos at Lucas Oil Stadium.
• Quarterback Jacoby Brissett completed 15-of-25 passes for 202 yards for an 85.8 passer rating. He also totaled six carries for 34 yards.
• Running back Marlon Mack led the team with 19 carries for 76 yards and one touchdown.
— Mack cut Denver's lead to 13-12 with his 10-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter. It was his third touchdown of the season and the 15th of his career.
• Tight end Jack Doyle led the team in receiving with four catches for 61 yards (15.3 avg.).
— His 61 receiving yards are tied for the eighth-highest total in a game for his career and his most since Oct. 28, 2018 at Oakland (70 yards).
• Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton finished with two receptions for 54 yards. His 35-yard catch in the fourth quarter helped to set up Adam Vinatieri's game-winning 51-yard field goal.
• The Indianapolis defense held the Broncos to 279 total yards (166 passing yards), while recording 3.0 sacks, 6.0 tackles for loss and one forced fumble. The defensive unit also held Denver to 2-of-12 (17 percent) on third down.
• Linebacker Darius Leonard led the defense with 10 tackles (six solo), 1.0 sack and 1.0 tackle for loss.
— With 10 total tackles, Leonard has reached over 200 career tackles. Since 2000, only two players (Luke Kuechly – 202 and Patrick Willis- 202) have registered 200-plus career tackles in their first 20 games in the NFL.
• Defensive end Justin Houston posted three solo tackles, 1.0 sack and 1.0 tackle for loss.
— Houston leads the Colts defense with 5.0 sacks through seven games.
• Defensive end Ben Banogu recorded the first full sack of his career and forced a fumble on the play when he dropped Joe Flacco for a one-yard sack on the last play of the game.
Colts Special Teams
• Kicker Adam Vinatieri converted three field goals for nine points against Denver.
— Vinatieri's 51-yard field goal with 22 seconds remaining the fourth quarter established his 29th career game-winning kick in the final minute of the fourth quarter or overtime. It was his first game-winner since Nov. 25, 2018 against Miami (32-yard field goal with 0:00, 27-24).
— Vinatieri's 55-yard field goal at the end of the second quarter is tied for the second longest field goal of his career (regular season and postseason) and his longest since a 55-yard field goal against Denver on Nov. 8, 2015.
— Vinatieri converted two field goals of 50-plus yards (55 and 51), which marked the fourth time in his career he converted two field goals of 50-plus yards in a single game. He also improved his NFL record as the oldest player in NFL history to convert two 50-plus yard field goals the same game.
VINATIERI GAMES WITH TWO FIELD GOALS OF 50-PLUS YARDS:
» Oct. 27, 2019 vs. Denver – 51 and 55 yards
» Oct. 8, 2017 vs. San Francisco – 51 and 52 yards
» Oct. 9, 2016 vs. Chicago – 53 and 54 yards
» Oct. 14, 2013 at San Diego – 50 and 51 yards
OLDEST PLAYERS WITH TWO 50-PLUS YARD FIELD GOALS IN A GAME:
» Adam Vinatieri: 46 years, 303 days (Oct. 27, 2019)
» Adam Vinatieri: 44 years, 284 days (Oct. 8, 2017)
» Adam Vinatieri: 43 years, 286 days (Oct. 9, 2016)
» Matt Bryant: 42 years, 111 days (Sept. 17, 2017)
» Matt Bryant: 41 years, 209 days (Dec. 24, 2016)
— Vinatieri improved his NFL record as the oldest player to kick a 50-plus yard game-winning field goal in the final minute of the fourth quarter or in overtime since his 51-yard game-winning kick against San Francisco on Oct. 8, 2017.
OLDEST PLAYERS TO KICK A 50-PLUS YARD GAME-WINNING FIELD GOAL IN THE FINAL MINUTE OF THE FOURTH QUARTER OR IN OVERTIME:
» Adam Vinatieri: 51 yards; 46 years, 303 days (Oct. 27, 2019)
» Adam Vinatieri: 51 yards; 44 years; 284 days (Oct. 8, 2017)
» Gary Anderson: 53 yards; 43 years, 158 days (Dec. 21, 2002)
» George Blanda: 52 yards; 43 years, 52 days (Nov. 8, 1970)
» Phil Dawson: 57 yards; 42 years, 307 days (Nov. 26, 2017)
— Today marked Vinatieri's 200th game with the Colts as he becomes just the fourth player in the franchise history to reach the 200-game plateau (Reggie Wayne 211, Peyton Manning 208, and Johnny Unitas 206).
• Wide receiver Zach Pascal finished with a career-best 76 kickoff return yards in addition to a career-long return of 47 yards.
See all the action on the field as the Indianapolis Colts take on the Denver Broncos at Lucas Oil Stadium.