NFL

The Colts Rode a 420 Yards Offensive Output and Sneaked Past the Packers 34-31

The Indianapolis Colts showed up Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and sneaked past the Green Bay Packers by a nail-biting 34-31 victory. The Colts deployed a rushing game that produced 140 yards and zero rushing touchdowns, to go along with a total team offensive output of 420 yards. Quarterback Philip Rivers contributed with 288 yards and three touchdowns for the game.

Rivers helped the Colts in this victory by attempting 36 passes and completing 24 of them. This led to a final QB production of 288 yards, one interception and three touchdowns for the game.

The ground game for the Colts saw Jordan Wilkins carrying the football 4 times, and Jonathan Taylor helping with rushing the ball 22 times. The two rushers produced 21 yards and 90 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Colts had Rivers throwing the football to Zach Pascal and Michael Pittman as his most productive targets. Pascal caught three passes for a net gain of 54 yards. The secondary target (Pittman) caught three passes for a net contribution of 66 yards.

Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of one sack , two forced fumbles, three tackles for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the Colts.

For the losing team, Aaron Rodgers finished the game completing 27 of 38 passes to lead the way for the Packers. This performance by Rodgers led to a QB rating of 110.80, and game stats of 311 yards, one interception and three touchdowns.

The Packers’ rushing game was led by Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams. For the game, Jones carried the ball 10 times, rushed for 41 yards, and one touchdown. Williams supplemented and carried the ball a total of five times for a total of 12 yards. Meanwhile Davante Adams and Marquez Valdes-Scantling were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Packers. Adams caught seven passes from Rodgers for a total of 106 yards, while Valdes-Scantling contributed with 55 yards from three passes.

In their loss, the Packers defense contributed with one forced fumble and zero tackles to go along with one sack and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Packers defense was not enough help get a win.

With the win, the Colts leave with a record of 7-3 for the season, while the Packers record for the season now stands at 7-3.