Colts 19, Cleveland 27
FOURTH QUARTER UPDATE
The Colts defense held following a turnover to force a Cleveland field goal with 10:57 left.
Indianapolis held on a first-and-goal from its four-yard line. Cleveland, 17-12.
THIRD QUARTER UPDATE
The Colts defense forced a punt near the end of the quarter as the Colts trail, 14-12.
Vinatieri hit a 36-yard field goal eight minutes into the quarter to cut the margin to 14-12. The drive was started by a fumble recovery by DB-Antoine Bethea.
SECOND QUARTER UPDATE
Cleveland had touchdown drives of 55 and 80 yards and leads at the half, 14-9.
K-Adam Vinatieri hit a 52-yard field goal to put the Colts ahead, 9-7. It was the club's third 10-play scoring drive of the half.
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K-Adam Vinatieri added a 27-yard field goal 45 seconds into the period to go along with his 39-yarder in the first quarter. The scoring drive was 10 plays and 78 yards, featuring an 18-yard run by rookie RB-Delone Carter and 19- and 20-yard receptions by WR-Reggie Wayne.
FIRST QUARTER UPDATE
Dwight Freeney had a sack-fumble on Cleveland's second possession on a third-and-two in Indianapolis territory to force a punt. It was Freeney's 95th career sack.
Pat McAfee's first kickoff resulted in a touchback.
The Colts moved 67 yards on 10 plays on the opening drive. RB-Joseph Addai rushed for 15 yards on the drive and three different players had receptions from QB-Kerry Collins.
Indianapolis won the coin toss and elected to receive. Cleveland will defend the north goal.
COLTS PRE-GAME REPORT
Colts inactive players today:
QB-Kerry Collins opens for Peyton Manning.
LB-Pat Angerer opens for Gary Brackett
LB-Philip Wheeler for Pat Angerer
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