Regular Season Week 15
Indianapolis Colts (0-13)
Tennessee Titans (7-6)
1 p.m. (EST), Sunday, December 18, 2011, Lucas Oil Stadium
The Indianapolis Colts will returnto Lucas Oil Stadium following two consecutive road contests to host AFC South Division rival, Tennessee. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. The meeting marks the second between the two teams this season as the Titans defeated the Colts by
a 27-10 margin in Nashville, Tennessee on October 30. The series between the two teams dates back to 1970 when the Titans were formerly the Houston Oilers. Indianapolis holds a 20-13 regular season series advantage and have won five of the last six games dating back to 2008. Since 2002 when the NFL realigned divisions, the Colts are 7-2 against the Titans in games played at home.
Indianapolis dropped a Week 14 match-up against the Baltimore Ravens, 24-10, at M&T Bank Stadium. Defensive end Dwight Freeney recorded two sacks and topped 100 quarterback takedowns for his career, becoming the 26th player in NFL history to accomplish the feat. Quarterback Dan Orlovsky threw for 136 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the loss. Tennessee fell to New Orleans, 22-17. Nate Washington led the Titans in receiving with six receptions for 130 yards and one touchdown.
In a short week of preparation, the Colts will host Houston on NFL Network's Thursday Night Football in Week 16 prior to traveling to Jacksonville for the season finale.
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