COLTS VS PATRIOTS

Quarterly updates for today's game against New England.*

FINAL SCORE

New England 31, Colts 24

FOURTH QUARTER UPDATE

Orlovsky and Garcon teamed on a 12-yard scoring play with :36 left to cut the score to 31-24.  The drive went 90 yards in five plays.

Quarterback Dan Orlovsky hit wide receiver Pierre Garcon on a 33-yard scoring pass with 2:12 remaining to cut the lead to 31-17.  It was a 93-yard drive.  Orlovsky was 7-of-8 passing for 86 yards on the drive.

Running back Donald Brown scored on a five-yard run for the Colts 4:36 into the period to conclude an 86-yard scoring drive.

THIRD QUARTER UPDATE

After an Indianapolis turnover, Gronkowski scored on a two-yard run to end a 66-yard drive.  New England led, 31-3.

Brady and Gronkowski teamed on a 21-yard scoring play on New England's first second-half possession.  It was a 77-yard drive that gave New England a 24-3 lead.

SECOND QUARTER UPDATE

Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis scored on a one-yard run with 13 seconds left in the half for a 17-3 lead.  It was a 64-yard drive.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady with 2:57 left in the period for a 10-3 lead.  The drive was 16 plays, 86 yards that took 6:40 and included four third-down conversions.

Kicker Adam Vinatieri booted a 31-yard field goal 49 seconds into the quarter to conclude a 19-play drive that consumed 10:19.

FIRST QUARTER UPDATE

Indianapolis maintained possession through the end of the first quarter and ended the period at the New England one-yard line.  Indianapolis held possession in the quarter for 11:47.

Kicker Stephen Gostkowski ended New England's first possession with a 39-yard field goal.

Indianapolis won the coin toss and received.

COLTS PRE-GAME REPORT

Colts inactive players today:

QB-Peyton Manning

DB-Kevin Thomas

TE-Dallas Clark

RB-Ryan Mahaffey

TE-Brody Eldridge

DE-Jerry Hughes

DT-Drake Nevis

EXPECTED LINE-UP CHANGES

Mike Pollak for Joe Reitz at LG

Jacob Tamme for Dallas Clark at TE

Dan Orlovsky for Peyton Manning at QB

Jacob Lacey for Kevin Thomas at LCB

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