In a battle of 2012 first round draft picks, quarterbacks Andrew Luck (first overall) and Brandon Weeden (22nd overall) will match-up on Sunday at xLucas Oil Stadium. Kickoff is set
for 1 p.m.
The Colts (2-3) fell below .500 last week after losing to the New York Jets, 35-9. With numerous injuries on both sides of the ball, Indianapolis was unable to overcome four turnovers and the Jets rushing attack. For the first time all season, QB-Andrew Luck did not throw a touchdown pass and threw less than 300 yards for only the second time this year. The Jets picked off two passes, recovered two fumbles and scored 14 points off the four Colts turnovers. In addition, RB-Shonn Greene ran for a career-high 161 yards and tied a career-high with three touchdowns in the game. RB-Joe McKnight added 71 rushing yards and the Jets finished the game with a total of 252 rushing yards compared to 99 passing yards.
The Browns (1-5) picked up their first win of the season last week against division and in-state rival, Cincinnati, by a score of 34-24. Weeden threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns for a 92.7 quarterback rating, his second highest mark of the season. RB-Montario Hardesty ran for a season- high 56 yards and scored a touchdown, his first of the year. Rookie WR-Josh Gordon led the team in receiving with a career-high 99 yards and a touchdown.
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