Atlanta 31, Colts 7
FOURTH QUARTER UPDATE
Matt Bryant kicked a 20-yard field goal with 10 minutes left in the game to make it 31-7 Atlanta.
THIRD QUARTER UPDATE
Atlanta extended the lead to 28-7 with a one-yard scoring pass from Ryan to TE-Tony Gonzalez. The drive covered 73 yards and took 7:32 off the clock.
SECOND QUARTER UPDATE
Jerraud Powers returned an interception six yards for a score to cut the deficit to 21-7. It was the first career touchdown for Powers.
Tickets distributed for the game: 65,218.
FIRST QUARTER UPDATE
Atlanta assumed a 14-0 lead on a 50-yard scoring pass from Matt Ryan to Julio Jones. The pass initially was ruled incomplete, but was overturned on replay review.
Indianapolis turned the ball over on its second possession, but forced an Atlanta punt.
Atlanta scored the game's first points on a one-yard run by RB-Michael Turner.
Indianapolis won the coin toss and received. Atlanta defended the north goal.
COLTS PRE-GAME REPORT
Colts inactive players today:
EXPECTED LINE-UP CHANGES
Mike Tepper starts at left guard for Joe Reitz
Curtis Painter starts at quarterback for Peyton Manning
Delone Carter at running back for Joseph Addai
The roof and the window at Lucas Oil Stadium will be open for the game today. The times previously both have been open:
September 7, 2008 vs. Chicago
October 12, 2008 vs. Baltimore
September 13, 2009 vs. Jacksonville