1:00 PM ET, January 3, 2010
Ralph Wilson Stadium, Buffalo, NY
Fitzpatrick finds Owens with one of three TD passes as Bills drop Colts
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Peyton Manning had a tough time appreciating Mother Nature's picturesque snow-globe backdrop from the bench after he helped ensure a couple of milestones.The Buffalo Bills got a 30-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts to close a tumultuous season in an otherwise meaningless regular-season finale for both teams Sunday.
• With the Colts holding home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, Peyton Manning played just three series, going 14 for 18 for 95 yards and an interception.
• The Colts dropped their last two games after starting the season 14-0.
• Terrell Owens caught a 41-yard TD for the Bills, his 38th career TD reception of at least 40 yards.
• Ryan Fitzpatrick tied his career high with three TD passes for the Bills, who finished the season 6-10, their fifth straight losing season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Bills PK Ryan Lindell hit three field goals, including a 36-yarder, giving him 1,005 career points, and 735 in seven seasons with Buffalo. ... Donald Brown scored on a 1-yard plunge for the Colts. ... The Bills won their season finale for the first time since a 27-9 win over Cincinnati to close the 2002 season. ... The Bills also ended a six-game losing streak against Indianapolis.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||3.0||6.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-1||1-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||9:30||Fred Jackson 11 Yard Pass From Ryan Fitzpatrick (Rian Lindell Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 41 yds, 2:58
|TD||3:56||Mike Hart 1 Yard Run (Matt Stover Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 12 plays, 72 yds, 5:33
|TD||5:08||Lee Evans 21 Yard Pass From Ryan Fitzpatrick (Rian Lindell Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 51 yds, 2:46
|TD||2:35||Terrell Owens 41 Yard Pass From Ryan Fitzpatrick (Rian Lindell Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, 50 yds, 0:48
|FG||0:18||Rian Lindell 31 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 34 yds, 2:04
|FG||7:36||Rian Lindell 33 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 44 yds, 4:35
|FG||0:18||Rian Lindell 36 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 62 yds, 5:20