Indianapolis 27, Denver 13

Sunday, September 26, 2010 4:15 PM
WHEN: 4:15 PM EST, Sunday, September 26, 2010
WHERE: Invesco Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado
TEMPERATURE: 85°
HEAD OFFICIAL: Alberto Riveron
ATTENDANCE: 76401

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Indianapolis 6 7 7 7 27
Denver 0 3 10 0 13

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indianapolis 2-1 1-0 1-1 W2
Denver 1-2 1-1 0-1 L1

Recap

Peyton Manning threw for 325 yards and three touchdowns, including two to Austin Collie, as the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Denver Broncos 27-13 on Sunday.

Collie had 12 catches for 171 yards and the two scores for the Colts (2-1), who have won five straight over the Broncos.

Manning’s 23-yard TD pass to Collie with 4:34 left in the fourth quarter gave the Colts a 27-13 lead. The pair also connected for a 5-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

Kyle Orton was 37 of 57 for 476 yards with a touchdown and an interception, Brandon Lloyd caught six passes for 169 yards and a touchdown and Jabar Gaffney had 12 catches for 140 yards for the Broncos (1-2).

Manning found Blair White for a 9-yard touchdown pass to give the Colts a 20-10 lead with 4:57 left in the third quarter. White was signed off the practice squad this week to replace Pierre Garcon, who missed the game with a hamstring injury.

Adam Vinatieri kicked two field goals – 38 and 33 yards – in the first quarter for the Colts.

Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno missed the game with a pulled left hamstring. Moreno missed all four preseason games with a pulled right hamstring.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Indianapolis   Denver
Joseph Addai Player Laurence Maroney
13 Attempts 12
29 Yards 24
2.2 Avg Yards 2.0
0 Touchdowns 0
10 Long 6
Receiving
Indianapolis   Denver
Austin Collie Player Brandon Lloyd
12 Receptions 6
171 Yards 169
14.2 Avg Yards 28.2
2 Touchdowns 1
48 Long 61

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Indianapolis 365 40 325 3 2 1 1.0 1
Denver 519 47 472 1 2 0 0.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Tennessee. The Broncos have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Indianapolis will play their next game on the road against Jacksonville. The Colts have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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