Colts Take 28-3 Lead over Bengals Entering Fourth Quarter at Lucas Oil Stadium
INDIANAPOLIS – The Colts spent the first half inching ahead of the Cincinnati Bengals.
They spent the third quarter adding to the lead.
The Colts, who entered the weekend on a five-game winning streak, scored two third-quarter touchdowns – both on passes by quarterback Peyton Manning – to take a 28-3 lead over the Bengals after the third quarter Sunday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium.
After entering the third quarter with a 14-3 lead, the Colts used a 15-play, 81-yard drive to take a three-possession lead – 21-3 – with a 2-yard touchdown pass from Manning to wide receiver Anthony Gonzalez with 6:15 remaining in the quarter.
The Colts pushed their lead to 25 points on the ensuing possession, with tight end Dallas Clark catching a 4-yard touchdown pass from Manning with 2:22 remaining in the third quarter.
Manning set up the touchdown with a 67-yard catch-and-run pass to Harrison to the Bengals 2.