1:00 PM ET, December 7, 2008
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
• The Colts have won six in a row overall, six in a row against the Bengals and five straight at home against them.
• Cincinnati has lost three straight overall and seven in a row on the road.
• Peyton Manning's 81.3 percent completion rate was the sixth-best of his career and best this season.
• Dominic Rhodes tied Joseph Addai for the team lead in touchdowns this season with six.
-- ESPN research
Manning passed Drew Bledsoe for seventh place on the NFL's career list for yards passing. Manning has 44,851. Bledsoe had 44,611. ... Colts tight end Gijon Robinson caught six passes for 79 yards, both career highs, after making only seven catches in Indy's first 12 games. ... Fitzpatrick was 18-of-26 for 170 yards, and T.J. Houshmandzadeh caught eight passes for 75 yards. ... Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said he opted not to start Palmer to "play the other guys a little bit."
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.1||6.4|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||00:36||Dominic Rhodes 17 Yd Run (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||0||7|
|FG||06:08||Shayne Graham 19 Yd||3||7|
|TD||00:29||Marvin Harrison 5 Yd Pass From Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||3||14|
|TD||06:15||Anthony Gonzalez 2 Yd Pass From Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||3||21|
|TD||02:22||Dallas Clark 4 Yd Pass From Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||3||28|
|TD||05:02||Kelvin Hayden 85 Yd Interception Return (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||3||35|