INDIANAPOLIS –First Quarter Recap
The Jaguars won the toss and deferred to the second half.
With Matt Hasselbeck starting at quarterback, the Colts began the game with a three-and-out. Two drops on the first drive certainly did not aid the Indianapolis offense.
Jacksonville's start would include an initial first down before a punt near midfield with 10:25 remaining in the first quarter.
The Indianapolis offense got things going on its next drive. Donte Moncrief's two catches for 31 yards pushed the Colts into Jacksonville territory. A 54-yard field goal from Adam Vinatieri gave Indianapolis a 3-0 lead. Vinatieri's 997 points with the Colts passed Mike Vanderjagt for the most in team history.
Behind big plays to Allen Hurns and Allen Robinson, the Jaguars would answer the Colts field goal drive. A 26-yard completion to Hurns, followed by a 48-yard strike to Robinson put Jacksonville inside the Indianapolis 10-yard line. The Jaguars would settle for a 20-yard field goal from kicker Jason Myers to tie the score at three with 2:49 left in the first quarter.
The Colts final drive of the opening quarter would produce one first down (Hasselbeck to Moncrief) before ending in a punt.
The Jaguars would start their third drive of the game from the Indianapolis 16-yard line.
At the end of the first quarter, the score was tied at three.Second Quarter Recap
Jacksonville's drive ended when an unblocked Kendall Langford sacked Blake Bortles on a third-down.
With ideal field position, the Colts would give Jacksonville the ball right back. Jaguars outside linebacker Dan Skuta forced a fumble of rookie Josh Robinson and Jacksonville recovered at the Indianapolis 44-yard line.
The Jaguars would strike quickly following the turnover. A four-play, 44-yard drive ended with Allen Hurns catching an eight-yard touchdown. The Jaguars lead was 10-3 with 11:37 left in the first half.
Just like the Jaguars did earlier in the game, the Colts answered the Jacksonville score. A 13-play, 80-yard touchdown drive was aided by five Jacksonville penalties (three on third-down). Coby Fleener's two-yard touchdown catch tied the score at 10 with 6:04 left in the first half.
Jacksonville would add one more score before halftime with a 32-yard field goal from Jason Myers. Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles had a completion streak of 10 passes end on the drive.
At halftime, the Jaguars led the Colts 13-10.Third Quarter Recap
Jacksonville started the second half with a drive that reached Colts territory before stalling. A timely third-down blitz from rookie Clayton Geathers got to Blake Bortles and forced a hurried throw. After a punt, the Colts took over at their own 14-yard line with 9:20 left in the third quarter.
Down 13-10, the Colts would flip the field position but could not end their drive in any points. A terrific special teams play again by Geathers pinned the Jaguars at their own one-yard line.
After a first down from the Jaguars, the Colts defense would force a punt. The Colts would take over, still down by three, at their own 49-yard line, with 1:33 left in the third quarter.
The quarter would come to a close with the Colts in Jaguars territory.
At the end of the third quarter, the Jaguars led the Colts 13-10.
Fourth Quarter Recap
The Colts drive would come to a close with Adam Vinatieri knocking home a 32-yard field goal. With 12:27 left in the fourth quarter, the score was tied at 13.
The Colts defense dialed up a key three-and-out thanks to a key third-down pass deflection from Vontae Davis. The Colts would take over at their own 33-yard line with 11:09 remaining.
Indianapolis seemed prime to take the lead but another costly turnover squelched that. A Frank Gore fumble inside the five-yard bounced into the end zone and the Jaguars would recover for a touchback. With 8:19 left in the game, the Jaguars had the ball at the Indianapolis 20-yard line.
Jacksonville would push past midfield before the Colts defense continued its strong play in the second half. A Jaguars punt placed the Colts at their own 10-yard line with 5:16 remaining.
The Colts would go three-and-out, however. A Pat McAfee punt and strong coverage by the Colts would give the Jaguars the ball back at their own 31-yard line with 3:55 left.
The Jaguars would once again reach the Colts side of the field but the Indy defense held its ground. A punt would give the ball back to the Colts with less than two minutes remaining.
Indianapolis would go three-and-out and give the Jaguars one final chance.
Jacksonville found Colts territory for their third straight drive and had a chance to win the game on a 53-yard field goal try. Jason Myers' attempt would drift wide right and send the game to overtime with the score tied at 13.Overtime Quarter Recap
The Jaguars won the toss and received. A 36-yard run from rookie T.J. Yeldon pushed the Jaguars across midfield on the second play from overtime. From there, the Colts defense was stout in forcing a punt.
The Colts first drive of overtime would begin at their own 16-yard line. It would be a three-and-out for the Colts.
Jacksonville continued to control field position and took over at the Indianapolis 39-yard line with a little more than 12 minutes left in overtime.
After several drives with ideal field position, the Jaguars looked like they would finally make Indianapolis pay. However, Jason Myers missed again, this time from 48 yards out for the win.
The Colts wouldn't waste another life. A 28-yard completion to Coby Fleener put the Colts into field goal range. They would work their way down to the Jacksonville nine-yard line. From there, Adam Vinatieri knocked home his 25th career game-winning field goal. The 29-yarder gave the Colts a 16-13 win.
The Colts (2-2) will now have a short week. They will travel to Houston (1-3) for a Thursday night matchup against their third straight AFC South opponent.
In-Game Injury Updates
ILB-Jerrell Freeman (groin, return is questionable)
CB-Jalil Brown (groin, return is doubtful)
83-Dwayne AllenColts Pre-Game Notes
-The Colts are looking to tie an NFL record with their 15th straight divisional win.Weather Update
-The roof and window will be open today thanks to a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis. Sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s are out today.
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