1:00 PM ET, September 13, 2009
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis spent all offseason trying to fix the defense. Mission accomplished -- maybe.On a day Peyton Manning tied the franchise record for victories and Jim Caldwell won his NFL debut as a head coach, the game came down to two fourth-quarter defensive stops. The Colts made both of them to preserve Indy's 14-12 victory over Jacksonville.
Manning ties Unitas
With Sunday's victory, Peyton Manning tied Johnny Unitas for most wins in Colts' franchise history.
• The Colts defeated the Jaguars for the fourth time in the last five games and won their 10th straight regular-season game, the longest streak in the NFL dating back to last season.
• Reggie Wayne had 10 receptions for 162 yards and a touchdown, the third-most receiving yards in his career.
• Jim Caldwell won his head coaching debut.
• Maurice Jones-Drew led the Jaguars in rushing with 21 carries for 97 yards and a score.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Jags coach Jack Del Rio said defensive end Reggie Hayward bruised his shin or thigh late in the game. ... Rookie cornerback Derek Cox had an interesting NFL debut: intercepting Manning, recovering Addai's fumble and giving up Wayne's TD. ... The Colts played without safety Bob Sanders (knee) and defensive tackle Ed Johnson, who served a league-imposed one-game suspension. ... Garrard was 14 of 28 for 122 yards and Torry Holt caught five passes for 47 yards in his Jags debut.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.1||5.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-2||1-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|FG||9:02||Josh Scobee 24 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 11 plays, 59 yds, 4:55
|TD||3:43||Joseph Addai 3 Yard Run (Adam Vinatieri Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 78 yds, 5:19
|FG||1:04||Josh Scobee 46 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 41 yds, 2:40
|TD||7:04||Reggie Wayne 35 Yard Pass From Peyton Manning (Adam Vinatieri Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 86 yds, 5:34
|TD||11:12||Maurice Jones-Drew 7 Yard Run (Maurice Jones-Drew Run For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 11 plays, 58 yds, 5:30