The Indianapolis Colts (6-3) will play for their fifth straight win against the New England Patriots (6-3) at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 4:25 p.m.
Last week, the Colts took down the Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-10, on Thursday Night Football. The defense showcased one of their best performances of the season, holding the Jaguars to a seasonlow 37 rushing yards. CB-Darius Butler led the defense with two intereceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, and a fumble recovery. The Colts offense recorded a season-high in time of possession (35:46) while rushing for over 100 yards for the sixth time this season. WR-Reggie Wayne finished the game with eight receptions for 96 yards. QB-Andrew Luck rushed for two touchdowns for the second time this season, bringing his total to five, a franchise record for quarterbacks.
The Patriots are coming off a close divisional win over the Buffalo Bills, 37-31. With 2:06 remaining in the game, the Bills drove 65 yards in 1:38 to the New England 15- yard line before taking a shot at the end zone. QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick threw to WR-T.J. Graham, but it was intercepted by CB-Devin McCourty, which sealed the win for the Patriots. RB-Danny Woodhead led the scoring for New England with two touchdowns, while QB-Tom Brady finished the day completing 23-of-38 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns for a passer rating of 96.1.
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