Colts beat Cardinals, 31-10

Led by quarterback Peyton Manning's four touchdown passes, the Colts beat the Arizona Cardinals 31-10 on Sunday Night Football.





Led by quarterback Peyton Manning's four touchdown passes, the Colts beat the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night, 31-10. The team's victory came just six days after downing the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football. For more on this game, check back with**

FOURTH QUARTER (6:22 remaining)


A sack by defensive end Raheem Brock resulted in a loss of 28 yards for the Cardinals and a turnover on downs, giving the Colts the ball back at around midfield. **

FOURTH QUARTER (11:31 remaining)


Kicker Adam Vinatieri kicked a 26-yard field goal to put the Colts up by three touchdowns. **COLTS 31, CARDINALS 10

FOURTH QUARTER (14:56 remaining)


Defensive back Marlin Jackson intercepted a Warner pass attempt on the first play of the quarter to give the Colts the ball at Arizona's 41. **



The Cardinals face 3rd-and-5 on their own 45 as the fourth quarter comes to a close. The Colts are ahead 18 thanks to Manning's four touchdown passes to Wayne, Clark, Garcon and Addai. Defensive end Dwight Freeney leads the defense with two sacks. **COLTS 28, CARDINALS 10

THIRD QUARTER (2:21 remaining)


Two plays after rookie running back Donald Brown turned a short backfield pass into a 72-yard gain, the Colts scored their fourth touchdown of the night on a 3-yard pass from Manning to running back Joseph Addai. For the game, Manning has completed 20 of 30 passes for 331 yards and four touchdowns. **COLTS 28, CARDINALS 10

THIRD QUARTER (4:33 remaining)


The Colts defense forced the Cardinals to punt for the fifth time this game, giving Indianapolis the ball back at their own 20.   **

THIRD QUARTER (10:54 remaining)


The Cardinals opened the second half with their first touchdown drive of the game. Arizona went 73 yards and scored on a 10-yard touchdown pass from Warner to Boldin. COLTS 21, CARDINALS 10



With the ball on Indy's goal line, Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner threw a pass that bounced off wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald's hands, broken up by defensive back Tim Jennings and intercepted by safety Antoine Bethea in the end zone. Following a touchback, Manning knelt the ball and ran out the clock on the first half**. COLTS 21, CARDINALS 3

SECOND QUARTER (1:52 remaining)


On the first play after the two-minute warning, Manning threw his third touchdown pass of the game to wide receiver Pierre Garcon, his second long score in as many games. On the touchdown, Manning pump-faked then aired a deep ball down the right sideline to Garcon, who caught the ball in stride and completed the 53-yard play. **COLTS 21, CARDINALS 3

SECOND QUARTER (5:54 remaining)


Following another Arizona three-and-out forced by the Colts' defense, the offense wasted no time scoring once they got the ball back. Indy needed only five plays before Manning found Clark over the middle for a 10-yard touchdown pass, his sixth grab of the game, to put the Colts up 11. **COLTS 14, CARDINALS 3

SECOND QUARTER (9:11 remaining)


Wide receiver Reggie Wayne capped off a 95-yard drive with a one-handed touchdown grab to give the Colts the lead, 7-3. The 20-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Peyton Manning came one play after tight end Dallas Clark picked up a crucial first down on an end around. **COLTS 7, CARDINALS 3

SECOND QUARTER (14:13 remaining)


Safety Melvin Bullitt forced Cardinals running back Tim Hightower to fumble on the 7-yard line and fellow safety Antoine Bethea recovered the ball giving possession back to the Colts.




The Cardinals have the ball and lead by three as the first quarter comes to an end. On the last play of the quarter, Warner completed a pass to wide receiver Anquan Boldin to move the Cardinals to Indy's 42. Rookie wide receiver Austin Collie finished the quarter with two catches for 38 yards, including a 27-yard reception. **COLTS 0, CARDINALS 3

FIRST QUARTER (2:51 remaining)


Starting from their own 32, the Cardinals drove into Indianapolis territory before being stopped on third-and-short on Indy's 20-yard line. From there, Cardinals kicker Neil Rackers converted a 38-yard field goal attempt to put Arizona up three. **COLTS 0, CARDINALS 3

FIRST QUARTER (11:59 remaining)**

After punting on their first offensive drive, the Colts forced the Cardinals three-and-out on the ensuing possession. Defense end Dwight Freeney sacked quarterback Kurt Warner on third down. Punt return man T.J. Rushing fair caught Arizona's punt at the 10.

The following Colts are inactive today…WR-Anthony Gonzalez, QB-Curtis Painter, LB-Gary Brackett, OG-Daniel Federkeil, DB-Kelvin Hayden, DT-Fili Moala, C-Jamey Richard and DB-Bob Sanders.



•  38-yard field goal by K-Neil Rackers (Drive summary: 7 plays, 48 yards, 3:16 seconds) COLTS 0, CARDINALS 3

•  20-yard touchdown pass from QB-Peyton Manning to WR-Reggie Wayne (Drive summary: 11 plays, 95 yards, 5:09 seconds) COLTS 7, CARDINALS 3

•  10-yard touchdown pass from QB-Peyton Manning to TE-Dallas Clark (Drive summary: 6 plays, 57 yards, 2:24 seconds) COLTS 14, CARDINALS 3

•  53-yard touchdown pass from QB-Peyton Manning to WR-Pierre Garcon (Drive summary: 4 plays, 68 yards, 1:54 seconds) COLTS 21, CARDINALS 3

•    10-yard touchdown pass from QB-Kurt Warner to WR-Anquan Boldin (Drive summary: 8 plays, 73 yards, 1:54 seconds) COLTS 21, CARDINALS 10

•    3-yard touchdown pass from QB-Peyton Manning to RB-Joseph Addai (Drive summary: 4 plays, 80 yards, 2:07 seconds) COLTS 28, CARDINALS 10

•    26-yard field goal by K-Adam Vinatieri (Drive summary: 5 plays, 32 yards, 3:22 seconds) COLTS 31, CARDINALS 10

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