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:
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