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Colts Win: 23-17

Colts and Bengals In-Game Updates.




FOURTH QUARTER (5:47 remaining)

The Colts intercept QB-Carson Palmer for the third time today as DB-Aaron Francisco gets the interception and returns it 11 yards to the Colts 39-yard line.

FOURTH QUARTER (10:02 remaining)

K-Adam Vinatieri makes a 23-yard field goal as the Colts extend their lead. COLTS 23, BENGALS 10

FOURTH QUARTER (11:07 remaining)

LB-Tyjuan Hagler intercepted QB-Carson Palmer on third down and returned it to the Cincinnati 10-yard line.

THIRD QUARTER (0:28 remaining)

The Colts string together a couple of first downs, but are forced to punt. The Bengals have the ball at their own 13-yard line.

THIRD QUARTER (2:35 remaining)

The Colts get a big third down stop as DT-Eric Foster sacks QB-Carson Palmer to force a punt. The Colts start at their own 10-yard line.

THIRD QUARTER (5:15  remaining)

The Bengals force a Colts punt and take possession at their own 26-yard line.

THIRD QUARTER (7:17 remaining)

The Bengals drive into Colts territory and had a 4th-and-inches at the Colts 42-yard line, but a false start backs them up five yards and they opt to punt the ball back to the Colts. The Colts have the ball at their own 12-yard line.

THIRD QUARTER (9:54 remaining)

The Cotls go three-and-out on their first possession of the second half. The Bengals will start their next drive at their own 38-yard line after a 48-yard P-Pat McAfee punt.

THIRD QUARTER (12:03 remaining)

The Colts force a Bengals punt on the first possession of the second half and will start their first possession of the half at their own nine-yard line.

THIRD QUARTER (14:53 remaining)

The Bengals get the ball to start the second half. They will start with the ball at their own 38-yard line.


A look at the Colts statistical leaders at halftime:


Manning 15-26 for 148 yards


Brown 7-21 yards


Tamme 6-60 yards

SECOND QUARTER (0:00 remaining)

The Colts add a field goal to their lead as K-Adam Vinatieri connects from 47 yards out as time expired on the first half. COLTS 20, BENGALS 10

SECOND QUARTER (1:14 remaining)

The Bengals cut into the Colts lead as QB-Carson Palmer passes to WR-Chad Ochocinco for a five-yard touchdown. The key play on the drive for Cincinnati was  a coverted 4th-and-1 where RB-Brian Leonard broke free for a 42-yard gain. COLTS 17, BENGALS 10

SECOND QUARTER (6:06 remaining)

The Colts drive to midfield, but the Bengals force a punt and take possession at their own 15-yard line after a 34-yard P-Pat McAfee punt.

SECOND QUARTER (9:51 remaining)

The Bengals get on the board as K-Mike Nugent makes a 25-yard field goal. COLTS 17, BENGALS 3

SECOND QUARTER (14:13 remaining)

The Bengals will start their next possession at their own 36-yard line.

SECOND QUARTER (14:19 remaining)

RB-Javarris James extends the lead with a three-yard touchdown run, his third rushing touchdown in the last two games. The Colts have now scored 14 points off two Cincinnati turnovers. COLTS 17, BENGALS 0

SECOND QUARTER (15:00 remaining)

The second quarter will begin with the Colts having a 1st-and-goal on the Cincinnati four-yard line.

FIRST QUARTER (2:14 remaining)

On the first offensive play of Cincinnati's next possession after the interception, the Colts force RB-Cedric Benson to fumble and the Colts recover at the Bengals 25-yard line.

FIRST QUARTER (2:28 remaining)

The Colts defense and DB-Kelvin Hayden score for the second consecutive home game as Hayden intercepts QB-Carson Palmer and returns it 31 yards for a touchdown. It's Hayden's fourth career interception return for a touchdown. COLTS 10, BENGALS 0

FIRST QUARTER (3:25 remaining)

The Colts score the first points of the game as K-Adam Vinatieri knocks home a 28-yard field goal to complete a 14-play drive. QB-Peyton Manning hit TE-Jacob Tamme three times on the drive and also connected with WR-Reggie Wayne and WR-Pierre Garcon for 15 -yard gains as the Colts drive started at their own eight-yard line. COLTS 3, BENGALS 0

FIRST QUARTER (9:50 remaining)

The Bengals get one first down before the Colts force them to punt. The Colts will start their second possession at their own eight-yard line after a 52-yard Bengal punt.

FIRST QUARTER (13:31 remaining)

The Colts go three-and-out and Cincinnati starts its first possession at their own 30-yard line.

FIRST QUARTER (15:00 remaining)

The Colts receive the ball to open the game and will start on their own 20-yard line.


• 28-yard field goal by K-Adam Vinatieri (Drive summary: 14 plays, 82 yards, 6:25 seconds) COLTS 3, BENGALS 0

• 31-yard interception return by DB-Kelvin Hayden COLTS 10, BENGALS 0

• 3-yard rushing touchdown by RB-Javarris James (Drive summary: 7 plays, 25 yards, 2:55 seconds) COLTS 17, BENGALS 0

• 25-yard field goal by K-Mike Nugent (Drive summary: 8 plays, 55 yards, 4:28 seconds) COLTS 17, BENGALS 3

• 5-yard touchdown pass from QB-Carson Palmer to WR-Chad Ochocinco (Drive summary: 9 plays, 85 yards, 5:00 seconds) COLTS 17, BENGALS 10

• 47-yard field goal by K-Adam Vinatieri (Drive summary: 10 plays, 54 yards, 1:06 seconds) COLTS 20, BENGALS 10


Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. ET.

The following Colts are inactive and will not play today… RB-Joseph Addai, LB-Gary Brackett, WR-Austin Collie, RB-Mike Hart, DB-Bob Sanders, LB-Clint Session, DB-Justin Tryon and WR-Blair White.

• 23-yard field goal by K-Adam Vinatieri (Drive summary: 4 plays, 5 yards, 1:12 seconds) COLTS 23, BENGALS 10

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