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GAME RELEASE: Indianapolis at Oakland

Colts take west coast trip to face Raiders in Oakland.


The Indianapolis Colts will travel to Oakland to face the Raiders on Christmas Eve in Week 16. The game time is set for 4:05 p.m. EST at Oakland Alameda Coliseum.

The contest will mark the 14th all-time meeting between the teams in the regular season, with the Raiders holding a 7-6 advantage. Indianapolis defeated Oakland, 21-17, in their last matchup on Sept. 8, 2013 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Last week, the Colts faced the Minnesota Vikings at the new U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis and won, 34-6.

Indianapolis dominated from kickoff and scored on 5-of-6 of their first half possesions. On the Colts first possession of the game, kicker Adam Vinatieri connected on a 48-yard field goal to take the early lead. Running back Robert Turbin scored a one-yard rushing touchdown on the following Indianapolis possession to take a 10-0 advantage.

Defensively, the Colts forced three punts and safety Mike Adams forced and recovered a fumble and recorded an interception as Indianapolis held Minnesota scoreless in the first half.

Tight end Mo Alie-Cox caught his first career touchdown pass on a 27- yard throw from quarterback Andrew Luck. Turbin rushed for another touchdown and Vinatieri converted his second field goal of the game as the Colts took a 27-0 halftime lead.

The Vikings made a field goal with 3:51 left in the third quarter for their first points of the game.

In the fourth quarter, Luck threw his second touchdown pass of the game on a 50-yard toss to wide receiver Jacoby Brissett. Minnesota would add another field goal for the final points of the game.

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