Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 in Soldier Field in Chicago was a day of celebration for the Indianapolis Colts fans, as their team took care of the Chicago Bears in a 19-11 victory. The Colts rode a rushing game that produced 103 yards and zero rushing touchdowns, to go along with a Philip Rivers performance of 190 yards, one touchdown.
Rivers helped the Colts in this victory by attempting 29 passes and completing 16 of them. This led to a final QB production of 190 yards, zero interceptions and one touchdown for the game.
Nyheim Hines and Jonathan Taylor led the rushing game for the Colts. Hines rushed for 24 yards from carrying the football nine times. Hines was helped by Taylor who carried the football 17 times for a total of 68 yards. In the passing game, Rivers was most successful throwing the ball to T.Y. Hilton and Zach Pascal. Hilton caught three passes for a total of 29 yards, while Pascal contributed with 58 yards from three passes.
With zero forced fumbles, seven tackles for loss and one sack , the Colts got just the defensive help it needed to get the win.
Nick Foles led the Bears in a losing effort with 249 yards, completing 26 of 42 passes, one interception, and one touchdown, for a QB rating of 76.40.
The rushing game for the Bears was led by David Montgomery and Ryan Nall. For the game, Montgomery rushed for 27 yards from carrying the football 10 times. Meanwhile Nall carried the ball 0 times for a total of zero yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Bears included Darnell Mooney and Allen Robinson. Mooney caught five passes for a total of 52 yards, while Robinson contributed with 101 yards from seven passes.
In a losing effort, the Bears defense contributed with one sack , no forced fumbles, two tackles for loss, and no defensive touchdowns for the game.
After this game, the Colts improved to a record of 1-0, while the Bears dropped to a 0-1 record. After the win, the Colts now have a 1-0 record, compared to the Bears who now have 0-1 record.