COLTS – GIANTS IN-GAME UPDATES
FOURTH QUARTER (8:00 remaining)The Colts force another Giants push after Dwight Freeney collects his second sack of the game. The Colts have the ball at their own 10-yard line.
FOURTH QUARTER (9:11 remaining)The Colts add to their lead as Peyton Manning connects with Reggie Wayne on a 10-yard touchdown pass. The touchdown is the 63rd TD connection between Manning and Wayne, which ties them with John Unitas-Raymond Berry for second in Colts history and fifth in NFL history. COLTS 38, GIANTS 7 FOURTH QUARTER (13:13 remaining)The Colts force a Giants punt and have the ball at their own 45-yard line.
FOURTH QUARTER (14:51 remaining)
The Colts pin the Giants deep in their own territory as a Pat McAfee punt is downed at the two-yard line.THIRD QUARTER (2:56 remaining)The Colts force a Giants punt and take possession at their own 19-yard line.THIRD QUARTER (6:27 remaining)The Colts defense scores their first touchdown of the season as Dwight Freeney roars around right end to sack Eli Manning and force a fumble. Fili Moala recovers the fumble in the end zone for a touchdown. COLTS 31, GIANTS 7 THIRD QUARTER (7:15 remaining)The Colts' drive stalls in Giants territory and after a Pat McAfee punt, the Giants have the ball at their own 10-yard line.
THIRD QUARTER (10:44 remaining)The Giants get on the board as Eli Manning hits WR-Mario Manningham for a 54-yard touchdown pass. COLTS 24, GIANTS 7 THIRD QUARTER (14:55 remaining)The Giants receive the kickoff to open the second half and will start their drive at their own 13-yard line.HALFTIMEA look at the Colts' stats...
Manning 13-18 for 154 yards and two touchdowns
Addai 13 for 80 yards
Brown 10 for 44 yards, one touchdown
Wayne 4 for 40 yards
Clark 3 for 63 yards, one touchdown
Collie 3 for 19 yards, one touchdown
The Colts had possession for 19:10 of the first half and lead the turnover battle 2-0.
SECOND QUARTER (0:09 remaining)
The Colts score right before the half to add to their lead. Peyton Manning found WR-Austin Collie in the left corner of the end zone to complete the eight-play drive. COLTS 24, GIANTS 0 SECOND QUARTER (1:07 remaining)The Colts force a second turnover of the game as DE-Robert Mathis comes around the end to sack Eli Manning and force the fumble. The Colts have the ball at the Giants 45-yard line.SECOND QUARTER (5:00 remaining)The Colts capitalize on the first turnover the game to add a field goal to their lead. The Colts continued to pound the ball on the ground on that drive, as all eight plays were rushes. Joseph Addai has now rushed for 80 yards, which is his most since rushing for 105 yards against the Houston Texans on Nov. 16, 2008. COLTS 17, GIANTS 0 SECOND QUARTER (9:27 remaining)The Giants try to hit a deep ball on their first play of the next possession, but Eli Manning's pass is intercepted by DB-Jerraud Powers. Powers returned the ball to the Giants 44-yard line, but after a review it was determined he was down by contact at the 23-yard line. The Giants had committed a personal foul on the return and that penalty was enforced meaning the Colts will start their drive at their own 38-yard line.
SECOND QUARTER (9:33 remaining)The Colts drive 98 yards to take a 14-0 lead. The Colts ran on six of the first seven plays of the drive and then Peyton Manning was able to catch the Giants peaking into the backfield to hit TE-Dallas Clark on a long pass for a 50-yard touchdown. The Colts have rushed the ball 15 times for 80 yards so far in the game, after only rushing 10 times total last game at Houston. COLTS 14 GIANTS 0 SECOND QUARTER (13:57 remaining)The Colts force a Giants punt and have the ball at their own 2-yard line after a nice pooch-punt by Giants punter Matt Dodge.SECOND QUARTER (15:00 remaining)The first quarter ends with the Giants in Colts territory at the 43-yard line facing a 2nd-and-10.
FIRST QUARTER (3:13 remaining)The Giants defense forces a Colts punt and will start their next drive at their own 28-yard line.
FIRST QUARTER (4:49 remaining)The Colts defense is up to the task again on the Giants second drive. After an eight-yard rush on 1st-and-10, the defense held the Giants on the next two plays to force the punt. The Colts take possession at their own 35-yard line.FIRST QUARTER (5:46 remaining)The Giants have the ball at their own 15-yard line after forcing a Colts punt. FIRST QUARTER (6:48 remaining)The Giants go three-and-out on their first drive to give the ball back to the Colts. The Giants tried a reverse on the first play of the game, but DB-Antoine Bethea made a crushing tackle after a two-yard gain that set the tone for the next two plays. The Colts have the ball at their own 48-yard line after the punt.FIRST QUARTER (8:16 remaining)The Colts took the opening kickoff and drove right down the field on the Giants, capping an 80-yard drive with a seven-yard touchdown run by RB-Donald Brown. Manning was 5-5 on the drive for 52 yards as the Colts take the early lead. COLTS 7, GIANTS 0 FIRST QUARTER (15:00 remaining)The Colts won the coin toss and will receive the kickoff to begin the game.
• 7-yard rushing touchdown by RB-Donald Brown (Drive summary: 12 plays, 80 yards, 6:44 seconds) COLTS 7, GIANTS 0
• 50-yard touchdown pass from QB-Peyton Manning to TE-Dallas Clark (Drive summary: 8 plays, 98 yards, 4:24 seconds) COLTS 14, GIANTS 0• 38-yard field goal by K-Adam Vinatieri (Drive summary: 8 plays, 42 yards, 4:46 seconds) COLTS 17, GIANTS 0• 3-yard touchdown pass from QB-Peyton Manning to WR-Austin Collie (Drive summary: 8 plays, 45 yards, 0:58 seconds) COLTS 24, GIANTS 0• 54-yard touchdown pass from QB-Eli Manning to WR-Mario Manningham (Drive summary: 8 plays, 87 yards, 4:16 seconds) COLTS 24, GIANTS 7• 1-yard fumble return by DT-Fili Moala COLTS 31, GIANTS 7• 10-yard touchdown pass from QB-Peyton Manning to WR-Reggie Wayne (Drive summary: 8 plays, 55 yards, 4:02 seconds) COLTS 38, GIANTS 7
Kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET.
The following Colts are inactive tonight and will not play… WR-Anthony Gonzalez, DE-Jerry Hughes, DT-Ricardo Mathews, OG-Jacques McClendon, DB-DaJuan Morgan, TE-Gijon Robinson, DB-Bob Sanders and LB-Clint Session.