1:00 PM ET, December 28, 2008
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts achieved everything they wanted Sunday.
• Peyton Manning played the first series of Sunday's game and went 7-for-7 (Comp-Att) before being removed, giving him 3,839 completions for his career. That ties Drew Bledsoe for the fifth most completions in NFL history.
• The Colts recorded their first shutout since blanking the Dolphins 41-0 at home on Dec. 14, 1997.
• Marvin Harrison had seven receptions giving him 1,102 receptions in his career, passing Cris Carter for second place on the all-time list.
• The Colts held the ball for 25:45 of 30 minutes in the first half en route to having the ball for 38:20 in the game.
-- ESPN research
Dungy said not to read anything into the photo op although he still intends to ponder retirement when this season ends. ... For the first time since 2003, the Colts had more punts in a season than touchdowns. ... Bironas' miss ended a stretch of 12 straight field goals, dating to Nov. 9. ... The Colts allowed only six touchdowns through the air this season, the fewest ever in a 16-game NFL season. ... Titans linebacker Josh Stamer hurt his groin. ... Titans third-string quarterback Chris Simms played for the first time in 26 months in the fourth quarter.
Team Stat Comparison
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||3.3||6.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|TD||09:12||Joseph Addai 55 Yd Pass From Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||0||7|
|FG||00:16||Adam Vinatieri 28 Yd||0||10|
|FG||10:14||Adam Vinatieri 21 Yd||0||13|
|FG||02:26||Adam Vinatieri 38 Yd||0||16|
|TD||06:38||Jamey Richard Recovered Fumble In End Zone (Adam Vinatieri Kick)||0||23|