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REGULAR SEASON WEEK 13 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (6-5) VS. PITTSBURGH STEELERS (6-5) 8:30 P.M. EST | SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2015 | HEINZ FIELD The Indianapolis Colts will travel to Pittsburgh to play the Steelers on NBC Sunday Night Football. Game time is set for 8:30 p.m. at Heinz Field. The contest will mark the 22nd all-time meeting between the teams in the regular season, with the Steelers holding a 15-6 advantage. The last matchup came on October 26, 2014 in Pitts- burgh when the Steelers defeated the Colts, 51-34. Last week, the Colts hosted the Buccaneers and defeated Tampa Bay, 25-12. Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck completed 26-of-42 passes for 315 yards and two touchdowns for a 100.8 passer rating. He also extended his record to 4-0 as a starter this season and joined Warren Moon (1997-98) and Brett Favre (2009) as only the third quarterback in the Super Bowl era to win four consecutive starts at the age of 40 or older. After entering halftime with a 12-6 deficit, the Colts defense held the Buccaneers scoreless in the second half. Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton caught two touchdown passes and kicker Adam Vinatieri connected on field goals of 26 and 44 yards to give the Colts 19 unanswered points to preserve their third consecutive victory. Defensively, Indianapolis was able to provide pressure and sacked Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston five times. Outside linebacker Erik Walden led the team with 2.0 sacks. Following Sunday night’s game, the Colts will travel to Jacksonville for an AFC South tilt with the Jaguars. Colts Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck PRESEASON (1-3) Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result Sun. Aug. 16 at Philadelphia WXIN L, 36-10 Sat. Aug. 22 CHICAGO WXIN L, 23-11 Sat. Aug. 29 at St. Louis WXIN W, 24-14 Thurs. Sept. 3 CINCINNATI WXIN L, 9-6 REGULAR SEASON (6-5) Day Date Opponent TV Time/Result Sun. Sept. 13 at Buffalo CBS L, 27-14 Mon. Sept. 21 NY JETS ESPN L, 20-7 Sun. Sept. 27 at Tennessee CBS W, 35-33 Sun. Oct. 4 JACKSONVILLE CBS W, 16-13 Thurs. Oct. 8 at Houston CBS/NFLN W, 27-20 Sun. Oct. 18 NEW ENGLAND NBC L, 34-27 Sun. Oct. 25 NEW ORLEANS FOX L, 27-21 Mon. Nov. 2 at Carolina ESPN L, 29-26 (OT) Sun. Nov. 8 DENVER CBS W, 27-24 Sun. Nov. 15 BYE WEEK Sun. Nov. 22 at Atlanta CBS W, 24-21 Sun. Nov. 29 TAMPA BAY FOX W, 25-12 Sun. Dec. 6 at Pittsburgh NBC 8:30 p.m. Sun. Dec. 13 at Jacksonville CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Dec. 20 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Dec. 27 at Miami CBS 1 p.m. Sun. Jan. 3 TENNESSEE CBS 1 p.m. *All times are Eastern; Home games in BOLD CAPS INDIANAPOLIS COLTS WEEKLY PRESS RELEASE Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center P.O. Box 535000 Indianapolis, IN 46253 www.colts.com COLTS TRAVEL TO PITTSBURGH FOR NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2015 SCHEDULE Tuesday, December 1 No Availability Wednesday, December 2 11:35 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability) 12:55 p.m. – Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin Conference Call 1:30 p.m. – Coach Pagano Available 1:40 p.m. – Player Availability TBD – Pittsburgh Steelers Player Conference Call Thursday, December 3 11:35 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability) 1:10 p.m. – Coordinators Available 1:20 p.m. – Player Availability Friday, December 4 11:15 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability) After Practice – Coach Pagano Available After Practice – Player Availability Saturday, December 5 No Availability Sunday, December 6 Colts at Steelers – 8:30 p.m. MEDIA SCHEDULE: DEC. 1-6 TV coverage: NBC Play-by-Play: Al Michaels Color Analyst: Cris Collinsworth Sideline: Michele Tafoya Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHK Play-by-Play: Bob Lamey Color Analyst: Jim Sorgi Sideline: Matt Taylor BROADCAST INFORMATION 1 Radio coverage: Westwood One Sports Play-by-Play: Kevin Kugler Color Analyst: James Lofton Team W L T Pct. Pts. Opp. Indianapolis 6 5 0 .545 249 260 Houston 6 5 0 .545 232 234 Jacksonville 4 7 0 .364 236 299 Tennessee 2 9 0 .182 203 257 2015 AFC SOUTH STANDINGS

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  • REGULAR SEASON WEEK 13INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (6-5) VS. PITTSBURGH STEELERS (6-5)

    8:30 P.M. EST | SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2015 | HEINZ FIELD

    The Indianapolis Colts will travel to Pittsburgh toplay the Steelers on NBC Sunday Night Football.Game time is set for 8:30 p.m. at Heinz Field.

    The contest will mark the 22nd all-time meetingbetween the teams in the regular season, withthe Steelers holding a 15-6 advantage. The lastmatchup came on October 26, 2014 in Pitts-burgh when the Steelers defeated the Colts, 51-34.

    Last week, the Colts hosted the Buccaneers anddefeated Tampa Bay, 25-12.

    Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck completed 26-of-42 passes for 315yards and two touchdowns for a 100.8 passer rating. He also extendedhis record to 4-0 as a starter this season and joined Warren Moon(1997-98) and Brett Favre (2009) as only the third quarterback in theSuper Bowl era to win four consecutive starts at the age of 40 or older.

    After entering halftime with a 12-6 deficit, the Colts defense held theBuccaneers scoreless in the second half. Wide receiver T.Y. Hiltoncaught two touchdown passes and kicker Adam Vinatieri connectedon field goals of 26 and 44 yards to give the Colts 19 unansweredpoints to preserve their third consecutive victory.

    Defensively, Indianapolis was able to provide pressure and sackedTampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston five times. Outside linebackerErik Walden led the team with 2.0 sacks.

    Following Sunday night’s game, the Colts will travel to Jacksonville foran AFC South tilt with the Jaguars.

    Colts QuarterbackMatt Hasselbeck

    PRESEASON (1-3)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Aug. 16 at Philadelphia WXIN L, 36-10Sat. Aug. 22 CHICAGO WXIN L, 23-11Sat. Aug. 29 at St. Louis WXIN W, 24-14Thurs. Sept. 3 CINCINNATI WXIN L, 9-6

    REGULAR SEASON (6-5)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Sept. 13 at Buffalo CBS L, 27-14Mon. Sept. 21 NY JETS ESPN L, 20-7Sun. Sept. 27 at Tennessee CBS W, 35-33Sun. Oct. 4 JACKSONVILLE CBS W, 16-13Thurs. Oct. 8 at Houston CBS/NFLN W, 27-20Sun. Oct. 18 NEW ENGLAND NBC L, 34-27Sun. Oct. 25 NEW ORLEANS FOX L, 27-21Mon. Nov. 2 at Carolina ESPN L, 29-26 (OT)Sun. Nov. 8 DENVER CBS W, 27-24Sun. Nov. 15 BYE WEEKSun. Nov. 22 at Atlanta CBS W, 24-21Sun. Nov. 29 TAMPA BAY FOX W, 25-12Sun. Dec. 6 at Pittsburgh NBC 8:30 p.m.Sun. Dec. 13 at Jacksonville CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 20 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 27 at Miami CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Jan. 3 TENNESSEE CBS 1 p.m.

    *All times are Eastern; Home games in BOLD CAPS

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTSWEEKLY PRESS RELEASEIndiana Farm Bureau Football CenterP.O. Box 535000Indianapolis, IN 46253www.colts.com

    COLTS TRAVEL TO PITTSBURGH FOR NBCSUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2015 SCHEDULE

    Tuesday, December 1No Availability

    Wednesday, December 211:35 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability)12:55 p.m. – Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin

    Conference Call1:30 p.m. – Coach Pagano Available1:40 p.m. – Player AvailabilityTBD – Pittsburgh Steelers Player Conference Call

    Thursday, December 311:35 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability)1:10 p.m. – Coordinators Available1:20 p.m. – Player Availability

    Friday, December 411:15 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability)After Practice – Coach Pagano AvailableAfter Practice – Player Availability

    Saturday, December 5No Availability

    Sunday, December 6Colts at Steelers – 8:30 p.m.

    MEDIA SCHEDULE: DEC. 1-6

    TV coverage: NBC

    Play-by-Play: Al Michaels

    Color Analyst: Cris Collinsworth

    Sideline: Michele Tafoya

    Radio coverage: WFNI & WLHK

    Play-by-Play: Bob Lamey

    Color Analyst: Jim Sorgi

    Sideline: Matt Taylor

    BROADCAST INFORMATION

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    Radio coverage: Westwood One Sports

    Play-by-Play: Kevin Kugler

    Color Analyst: James Lofton

    Team W L T Pct. Pts. Opp.Indianapolis 6 5 0 .545 249 260Houston 6 5 0 .545 232 234Jacksonville 4 7 0 .364 236 299Tennessee 2 9 0 .182 203 257

    2015 AFC SOUTH STANDINGS

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS/IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    Game Preview/Schedules/Standings ............................................1Table of Contents/Important Information .......................................2

    OPPONENT INFORMATIONHead Coach Comparison ..............................................................3Connections ...............................................................................4-5Statistical Comparison ...............................................................5-6Career Stats vs. Opponent.........................................................6-9

    COLTS NOTESColts Notes.............................................................................10-16Robert Mathis Notes ..............................................................17-18Andrew Luck Notes ................................................................19-20Adam Vinatieri Notes..............................................................21-22T.Y. Hilton Notes ..........................................................................23Frank Gore Notes........................................................................24Andre Johnson Notes..................................................................25

    ROSTER PAGESUnofficial Depth Chart .................................................................26Players By Position .....................................................................27How the Colts were Built .............................................................28Alphabetical Roster .....................................................................29Numerical Roster.........................................................................30Roster By Experience..................................................................31Roster Superlatives .....................................................................32Transactions...........................................................................33-342015 Colts Participation ..............................................................35

    COLTS STATISTICS2015 Colts Regular Season Stats ...............................................362015 Colts Regular Season Defensive Stats ..............................37

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    COLTS ONLINE

    Along with their normal slate of home and road contests againstAFC South opponents - Houston, Jacksonville and Tennessee - theColts will compete against the AFC East and NFC South Divisionsin 2015. Indianapolis will face four 2014 playoff teams this season.

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 2015 REGULAR SEASON OPPONENTSTeam H/A 2014 Record Last Meeting/ResultHouston H/A 9-7 (.563) A - 10/8/15 - W, 27-20Jacksonville H/A 3-13 (.188) H - 10/4/15 - W, 16-13Tennessee H/A 2-14 (.125) A - 9/27/15 - W, 35-33New England H 12-4 (.750) H - 10/18/15 - L, 34-27Denver H 12-4 (.750) H - 11/8/15 - W, 27-24NY Jets H 4-12 (.250) H - 9/21/15 - L, 20-7New Orleans H 7-9 (.438) H - 10/25/15 - L, 27-21Tampa Bay H 2-14 (.125) H - 11/29/15 - W, 25-12Pittsburgh A 11-5 (.688) A - 10/26/14 - L, 51-34Miami A 8-8 (.500) H - 9/15/13 - L, 24-20Buffalo A 9-7 (.563) A - 9/13/15 - L, 27-14Carolina A 7-8-1 (.469) A - 11/2/15 - L, 29-26Atlanta A 6-10 (.375) A - 11/22/15 - W, 24-21

    Total 92-115-1 (.445) *Postseason

    2015 REGULAR SEASON OPPONENTS

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    2015 HONORSP-PAT McAFEEAFC Special Teams Player of the Week - Week 3

    S-MIKE ADAMSAFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 5

    CB-DARIUS BUTLERAFC Defensive Player of the Week - Week 9

    JANUARY 3Week 17 of the Regular Season.

    JANUARY 4Earliest permissible date for clubs to renegotiate or extend therookie contract of a drafted rookie who was selected in any roundof the 2013 NFL Draft. Any permissible renegotiated or extendedplayer contract will not be considered a rookie contract, and willnot be subject to the rules that limit rookie contracts.

    JANUARY 4Option exercise period begins for Fifth-Year Option for First-Round Selections from the 2013 NFL Draft. To exercise the op-tion, the club must give written notice to the player on or afterJanuary 4, 2016, but prior to May 3, 2016.

    JANUARY 9-10Wild Card Playoff Games.

    JANUARY 10Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that have byesin the Wild Card weekend may be interviewed for head coachingpositions through the conclusion of the Wild Card games.

    JANUARY 16-17Divisional Playoff Games.

    JANUARY 17Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that won theirWild Card games may be interviewed for head coaching positionsthrough the conclusion of Divisional Playoff games.

    JANUARY 18Deadline for college players that are underclassmen to apply forspecial eligibility. A list of players who are accepted into the NFLDraft will be transmitted to clubs on January 22.

    JANUARY 23East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.

    JANUARY 24AFC and NFC Championship Games.

    JANUARY 30Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.

    JANUARY 31NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    JANUARY 31An assistant coach, whose team is participating in the SuperBowl, who has previously interviewed for another club’s headcoaching job may have a second interview with such club no laterthan the Sunday preceding the Super Bowl.

    FEBRUARY 7Super Bowl 50, Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California.

    IMPORTANT NFL DATES

    On the Colts media website, http://media.colts.com, media outletscan access up-to-date Colts information, including press releases,transcripts, daily notes, game releases and media schedules/avail-abilities. The site also offers access to the 2015 media guide as wellas the ability to request season and game-by-game credentials.

    COLTS MEDIA SITE

  • HEAD COACH COMPARISON

    COACHING YEARS IN NFL: 14th YearCOLTS HEAD COACH: 4th YearREGULAR SEASON: 39-20 (.661)POSTSEASON: 3-3 (.500)

    PRO CAREER: Named head coach of the Indi-anapolis Colts on January 25, 2012. In three sea-sons as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts,Chuck Pagano led the team to three consecutive

    11-5 regular season records and playoff berths each year. He isonly the second head coach in NFL history to earn 11 wins in eachof his first three seasons with a team and the third head coach inColts history to reach the playoffs in each of his first three years.

    In 2014, Pagano led the Colts to a perfect 6-0 division record forthe second straight year, marking the first time in franchise historythey’ve accomplished the feat in back-to-back seasons. The Coltsclaimed their ninth AFC South title since 2002, which is the second-most division titles of any NFL team during that span. Indianapolisalso won two postseason contests and made it back to the AFCChampionship Game for the first time since 2009.

    In 2013, Indianapolis recorded a perfect 6-0 division record for thefirst time since 2009 and claimed its eighth division title since 2002.Indianapolis placed 17 players on Injured Reserve, including sixstarters, and witnessed an NFL-high 73 different players take atleast one snap with the team. Pagano guided the Colts to a winover the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Wild Card Playoff game thatmarked the second-largest comeback in NFL postseason history.

    In 2012, the Colts overcame the loss of Pagano to acute promye-locytic leukemia for 12 games and responded with seven fourthquarter or overtime game-winning drives en route to an 11-5 cam-paign.

    Pagano previously spent four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens,the last (2011) as the team’s defensive coordinator. He also servedas the defensive backs coach of the Oakland Raiders (2005-06)and the secondary coach of the Cleveland Browns (2001-04).

    CAREER RECORD: 42-23.

    BACKGROUND: Pagano was a safety at Wyoming from 1980-83.Coached collegiately at Southern California (1984-85), Miami(1986), Boise State (1987-88), East Carolina (1989), Nevada-LasVegas (1990-91), East Carolina (1992-94), Miami (1995-2000) andNorth Carolina (2007).

    PERSONAL: Born in Boulder, Colo. on October 2, 1960. He andwife, Tina, have three daughters: Tara, Taylor, Tori. His brother,John, is the San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator.

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS ASSISTANT COACHES

    Greg Manusky Defensive CoordinatorTom McMahon Special Teams CoordinatorRoy Anderson Safeties CoachTim Berbenich Defensive AssistantBrant Boyer Asst. Special Teams CoachClyde Christensen Quarterbacks CoachRob Chudzinski Associate Head CoachGary Emanuel Defensive Line CoachJeff FitzGerald Linebackers CoachJoe Gilbert Offensive Line CoachMike Gillhamer Secondary CoachFrank Giufre Offensive Quality Control CoachJim Hostler Wide Receivers CoachRichard Howell Asst. Strength & Conditioning CoachHal Hunter Offensive Line CoachRoger Marandino Head Strength & Conditioning CoachAlfredo Roberts Tight Ends CoachBrad White Outside Linebackers CoachCharlie Williams Running Backs Coach

    COACHING YEARS IN NFL: 15th YearSTEELERS HEAD COACH: 9th YearREGULAR SEASON: 88-51 (.633)POSTSEASON: 5-4 (.556)

    PRO CAREER: Named the sixteenth head coachin Steelers history when he replaced Bill Cowheron January 22, 2007. Became the youngest coach(36 years, 323 days) in NFL history to win a Super

    Bowl when the Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals, 27-23, inSuper Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009.

    Tomlin reached the playoffs four times in his first five seasons andhe is the only coach in Steelers’ history to win division titles each ofhis first two seasons. In 2010, Tomlin’s club won its third divisiontitle in in a four-year span. In 2008, Tomlin directed the Steelers toa 12-4 record, winning his second-consecutive AFC North title. Thatseason culminated with a Super Bowl triumph, making Tomlin oneof only seven coaches in league history to win a Super Bowl withinhis first two seasons as an NFL head coach. In his first season,Tomlin guided the Steelers to a 10-6 record and their first AFC Northtitle since 2004.

    Tomlin was the Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator in 2006after spending the previous five seasons (2001-05) as defensivebacks coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tomlin coached oneof the top defensive backfields in the NFL for the Buccaneers, cul-minating with its performance in Super Bowl XXXVII. The secondaryrecorded four interceptions, returning two for touchdowns to helpTampa Bay capture the franchise's first Super Bowl title.

    Tomlin served two seasons as the defensive backs coach at theUniversity of Cincinnati (1999-2000) before going to Tampa Bay.Prior to joining the Cincinnati staff, Tomlin had a short stint on thecoaching staff at Tennessee-Martin andthen spent two seasons atArkansas State. He spent the 1996 season as a graduate assistantat Memphis. Tomlin began his coaching career in 1995 as wide re-ceivers coach at Virginia Military Institute.

    CAREER RECORD: 93-55.

    BACKGROUND: Was a three-year starter at wide receiver atWilliam & Mary (1990-94) and finished his career with 101 recep-tions for 2,046 yards and a school-record 20 touchdown receptions.A first team All-Yankee Conference selection in 1994, he estab-lished a school record with a 20.2 yards per catch average. Grad-uated in 1994 with a degree in sociology.

    PERSONAL: Born in Hampton, Va., on March 15, 1972. He and hiswife, Kiya, have two sons, Dino and Mason, and a daughter HarlynQuinn.

    PITTSBURGH STEELERS ASSISTANT COACHES

    John Mitchell Assistant Head Coach/Defensive LineKeith Butler Defensive CoordinatorTodd Haley Offensive CoordinatorDanny Smith Special Teams CoordinatorJames Daniel Tight Ends CoachRandy Fichtner Quarterbacks CoachCarnell Lake Defensive Backs CoachRichard Mann Wide Receivers CoachMike Munchak Offensive Line CoachJerry Olsavsky Inside Linebackers CoachJoey Porter Outside Linebackers CoachJames Saxon Running Backs CoachShaun Sarrett Offensive AssistantSteve Meyer Coaching AssistantGarrett Giemont Conditioning CoordinatorMarcel Pastoor Conditioning Assistant

    COLTS HEAD COACH CHUCK PAGANO STEELERS HEAD COACH MIKE TOMLIN

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  • CONNECTIONS

    INDIANA/PENNSYLVANIA CONNECTIONS

    • Colts Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky is a native of Dal-

    las, Pa.

    • Indianapolis Wide Receivers Coach Jim Hostler is a native of

    Bethel Park, Pa. Hostler also coached at Indiana University of

    Pennsylvania (1990-92, 94-99) and Juniata College (1993).

    • Colts Offensive Line Coach Hal Hunter is a native of Canons-

    burg, Pa. Additionally, Hunter coached the offensive line at the

    University of Pittsburgh (1983-84) and at Indiana University of

    Pennsylvania (1986).

    • Colts Offensive Line Coach Joe Gilbert was an assistant offen-

    sive line coach/recruiting coordinator at Pennsylvania (1989-90).

    Gilbert served as the head coach at Mansfield University of

    Pennsylvania for one season (2000).

    • Colts Quarterbacks Coach Clyde Christensen oversaw the

    quarterbacks and wide receivers at Temple from 1983-85.

    • Colts Defensive Line Coach Gary Emanuel served in the same

    role on the West Chester (PA) University coaching staff from

    1985-86.

    • Colts P-Pat McAfee is from Plum, Pa.

    • Steelers Quarterbacks Coach Randy Fichtner played defensive

    back at Purdue from 1982-85. After graduating, he served as a

    student assistant for the Boilermakers from 1985-86, and later re-

    turned as the team’s wide receivers coach/recruiting coordinator

    from 1994-96.

    • Pittsburgh DE-Stephon Tuitt played collegiately at Notre Dame

    from 2011-13.

    FORMER COLTS/STEELERS

    • Steelers Wide Receivers Coach Richard Mann served in the

    same capacity for the Baltimore/Indianapolis Colts from 1982-84.

    • Pittsburgh WR-Darrius Heyward-Bey played one season

    (2013) for the Colts.

    COLLEGE CONNECTIONS

    • Colts TE-Dwayne Allen played one season (2011) at Clemson

    with Steelers WR-Martavis Bryant.

    • Indianapolis OLB-Bjoern Werner was teammates at Florida

    State with Pittsburgh LB-Vince Williams for three seasons

    (2010-12).

    • Colts C-Jonotthan Harrison played two seasons (2009-2010)

    at Florida with Steelers T-Marcus Gilbert.

    • Indianapolis Secondary Coach Mike Gillhamer (2003) and Spe-

    cial Teams Coordinator Tom McMahon (2006) each spent one

    season on staff at Louisville while Pittsburgh CB-William Gay

    (2003-06) played there.

    • Colts ILB-D’Qwell Jackson was teammates at Maryland for

    one season (2005) with Steelers WR-Darrius Heyward-Bey.

    • Indianapolis Offensive Line Coach Hal Hunter (2002-05) spent

    one season on staff at North Carolina with Pittsburgh Defensive

    Assistant Jerry Olsavsky (2002). Pittsburgh LS-Greg Warren

    (2001-04) played his final three seasons at UNC while Hunter

    was on staff.

    • Hunter was on staff at William & Mary for one season (1982)

    with Steelers Special Teams Coordinator Danny Smith.

    • Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano (2007) and Running Backs

    Coach Charlie Williams (2007-2011) each spent time at North

    Carolina with Steelers DT-Cam Thomas (2006-09).

    • Indianapolis T/G-Jack Mewhort (2010-13) and RB-Daniel Her-

    ron (2008-2011) were teammates at Ohio State with Pittsburgh

    DE-Cameron Heyward (2007-2010), LB-Ryan Shazier (2011-

    13) and CB-Doran Grant (2011-14).

    • Colts QB-Andrew Luck (2008-2011), TE-Coby Fleener (2007-

    2011), WR-Griff Whalen (2008-2011) and DT-David Parry (2010-

    14) were teammates with Steelers G-David DeCastro (2008-

    2011) at Stanford.

    • Indianapolis P-Pat McAfee and Pittsburgh FB-Will Johnson

    were teammates at West Virginia for two seasons (2007-08).

    • Colts WR-Phillip Dorsett (2011-14) was teammates with Steel-

    ers LB-Anthony Chickillo (2011-14) and LB-Sean Spence

    (2008-2011) at Miami.

    • Indianapolis WR-Quan Bray and Pittsburgh WR-Sammy

    Coates were teammates at Auburn for four seasons (2011-14).

    • Colts S-Winston Guy and Steelers LB-Bud Dupree played one

    season (2011) together at Kentucky.

    • Indianapolis CB-Darius Butler (2004-08) and ILB-Sio Moore

    (2008-2012) played together at Connecticut with Pittsburgh RB-

    Jordan Todman (2008-2010).

    • Colts ILB-Josh McNary and Steelers OT-Alejandro Villanueva

    played three seasons (2007-09) together at Army.

    NFL CONNECTIONS

    • Colts Assistant Special Teams Coach Brant Boyer (2001-03)

    played linebacker for the Browns while head coach Chuck

    Pagano (2001-04) and Steelers Defensive Coordinator Keith

    Butler (1999-2002) were on the Cleveland coaching staff.

    • Indianapolis CB-Greg Toler (2009-2012) was teammates in Ari-

    zona with Pittsburgh Outside Linebackers Coach Joey Porter

    (2010-11) and CB-William Gay (2012).

    • Colts G-Lance Louis and Steelers TE-Matt Spaeth were team-

    mates in Chicago from 2011-12.

    • Indianapolis Defensive Coordinator Greg Manusky (2011), Of-

    fensive Line Coach Hal Hunter (2010-2012) and Associate Head

    Coach Rob Chudzinski (2010) all spent time on the San Diego

    coaching staff while Pittsburgh DT-Cam Thomas (2010-13) was

    playing for the Chargers.

    • Colts Running Backs Coach Charlie Williams and Quarter-

    backs Coach Clyde Christensen were on staff in Tampa Bay with

    Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin in 2001.

    • Indianapolis Tight Ends Coach Alfredo Roberts (2009) and

    Defensive Assistant Tim Berbenich (2006-09) spent time on staff

    with Pittsburgh Wide Receivers Coach Richard Mann (2002-09)

    in Tampa Bay. Steelers S-Will Allen (2004-09) played in Tampa

    Bay when the trio of coaches were there.

    • Roberts and Pittsburgh Running Backs Coach James Saxon

    were teammates in Kansas City for three seasons (1988-1990).

    • Saxon was teammates with Boyer in Miami for one season

    (1994).

    • Colts QB-Matt Hasselbeck played two seasons (2011-12) in

    Tennessee when Steelers Offensive Line Coach Mike Munchak

    was the head coach there.

    • Hasselbeck was teammates in 2012 with Pittsburgh T-Byron

    Stingily in Tennessee.

    • Colts OLB-Erik Walden (2008-10), CB-Vontae Davis (2009-

    2011) and DE-Kendall Langford (2008-2011) were teammates in

    Miami with Porter when he played for the Dolphins from 2007-

    2011.

    • Saxon was the running backs coach in Miami from 2008-2010

    when Walden, Davis, Langford and Porter played there.

    • Indianapolis RB-Frank Gore was teammates with Pittsburgh

    C/G-Cody Wallace in San Francisco for one season (2009).

    • Indianapolis OLB-Trent Cole (2005-2014), G-Todd Herremans

    (2005-2014) and S-Colt Anderson (2010-13) were teammates

    with Pittsburgh QB-Michael Vick (2009-2013) and CB-Brandon

    Boykin (2012-14) in Philadelphia.

    • Colts WR-Andre Johnson played with Steelers WR-Jacoby

    Jones for five seasons (2007-2011) in Houston.

    • Indianapolis Wide Receivers Coach Jim Hostler was Jones’

    COLTS/STEELERS CONNECTIONS

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  • CONNECTIONS/STATISTICAL COMPARISON

    Date Colts Record Opp. Record Result11/3/57 3-2 3-2 13-19 L9/29/68 2-0 0-2 41-7 W10/31/71 4-2 3-3 34-21 W9/15/74 0-0 0-0 0-30 L12/27/75 10-4 12-2 10-28 L12/19/76 11-3 10-4 14-40 L10/30/77 5-1 4-2 31-21 W12/9/78 5-9 12-2 13-35 L9/23/79 0-3 3-0 13-17 L9/14/80 1-0 1-0 17-20 L11/13/83 6-4 8-2 13-24 L10/21/84 2-5 4-3 17-16 W9/8/85 0-0 0-0 3-45 L10/18/87 2-2 2-2 7-21 L10/6/91 0-5 2-2 3-21 L11/22/92 4-6 7-3 14-30 L9/18/94 1-1 1-1 21-31 L1/14/96 11-7 12-5 16-20 L12/29/96 9-7 10-6 14-42 L10/12/97 0-5 3-2 22-24 L10/21/02 4-1 2-3 10-28 L11/28/05 10-0 7-3 26-7 W1/15/06 14-2 12-5 18-21 L11/9/08 4-4 6-2 24-20 W9/25/11 0-2 1-1 20-23 L10/26/14 5-2 4-3 34-51 L

    Home Games in Bold ; Playoff Games in Blue

    COLTS/STEELERS ALL-TIME RESULTS

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    COLTS/STEELERS ALL-TIME RESULTSCOLTS RECORDS vs. STEELERSRegular Season: 6-15 Home: 4-5 Away: 2-10Playoffs: 0-5Points-Allowed: 448-662 Home: 206-233 Away: 242-429Colts Longest Series Streaks: Won 2, Lost 9

    BY STADIUMMemorial: 2-4 Hoosier/RCA: 2-2 Lucas Oil: 0-1Pitt: 1-0 Three Rivers: 0-11 Heinz: 1-2

    COLTS STAT STEELERS41, 9/29/68............................Most points....................51, 10/26/140, 9/15/74............................Fewest points.......7, 2x, last: 11/28/05448, 10/26/14 .....................Most net yards ...............639, 10/26/14129, 12/9/78 .....................Fewest net yards .............181, 10/31/7148, 10/30/77 .................Most rushing attempts..48, 2x, last: 11/13/8310, 10/26/14 ...............Fewest rushing attempts .........16, 10/31/71168, 11/3/57 ....................Most rushing yards................261, 9/18/9441, 12/29/96..................Fewest rushing yards ..............15, 11/3/5748, 10/21/02.................Most passing attempts ...........49, 10/26/1415, 11/3/57 ...................Fewest passing attempts ...........17, 10/6/9132, 10/21/02.....................Most completions ...............40, 10/26/146, 11/3/57 .......................Fewest completions ...............10, 11/22/92400, 10/26/14 .................Most passing yards ...........522, 10/26/1462, 12/9/78....................Fewest passing yards..........109, 11/22/925.0, 9/29/68 .......................Most def. sacks ......6.0, 2x, last: 10/21/845, 10/30/77...................Most def. interceptions.................4, 11/3/5712, 11/28/05........................Most penalties .................17, 10/30/773, 3x, last: 9/25/11 ............Fewest penalties..................1, 11/13/83

    REG. SEASON SERIES SUPERLATIVES

    COLTS STEELERSPASSING YARDS

    A. Luck .........................1,881 B. Roethlisberger .........2,343M. Hasselbeck..............1,023 L. Jones...........................513.............................................. M. Vick.............................371

    RUSHING YARDSF. Gore ............................657 D. Williams ......................563A. Luck ............................196 L. Bell ..............................556A. Bradshaw......................85 M. Vick...............................99

    RECEIVING YARDST. Hilton ...........................819 A. Brown.......................1,192D. Moncrief ......................584 M. Bryant .........................509C. Fleener .......................352 M. Wheaton.....................474

    POINTS SCOREDA. Vinatieri .........................73 C. Boswell .........................62T. Hilton .............................30 D. Williams ........................38D. Moncrief ........................30 M. Bryant ...........................36

    INTERCEPTIONSM. Adams ............................5 M. Mitchell ...........................3D. Lowery ............................4 A. Blake...............................2V. Davis ...............................2 R. Cockrell...........................2Three players ......................1 Two players .........................1

    SACKSR. Mathis ..........................4.0 C. Heyward ......................5.0K. Langford.......................3.0 S. Tuitt ..............................4.5E. Walden.........................3.0 B. Dupree .........................4.0

    KICKOFF RETURN YARDS (AVG.)Q. Bray..................304 (27.6) D. Archer...............354 (25.3)G. Whalen.............244 (27.1) J. Jones ................201 (25.1)T. Varga.................151 (25.2) J. Todman ...............22 (22.0)

    PUNT RETURN YARDS (AVG.)G. Whalen.................85 (7.1) A. Brown .................107 (8.2)Q. Bray......................39 (4.9) J. Jones ....................19 (3.8)T. Hilton.....................16 (4.0)

    PUNTING YARDS (GROSS/NET AVG.)P. McAfee...2,747 (49.1/44.2) J. Berry .............1,857 (42.2/38.3)

    FIELD GOALSA. Vinatieri ....16/18 (88.89%) C. Boswell...........17/18 (94.44%)........................................................ J. Scobee..............6/10 (60.00%)

    2015 TEAM LEADERS

    CONNECTIONS continuedposition coach for two seasons (2012-13) in Baltimore.

    • Colts S-Dwight Lowery (2011-13) was teammates with Steelers

    CB-Antwon Blake (2012) and RB-Jordan Todman (2012-14) in

    Jacksonville.

    • Chudzinski was Pittsburgh RB-DeAngelo Williams’ offensive

    coordinator for two seasons (2011-12) in Carolina.

    • Williams was teammates with Indianapolis CB-Darius Butler

    for one season (2011) in Carolina.

    • Colts Secondary Coach Mike Gillhamer spent five seasons

    (2006-2010) with Williams in Carolina.

  • OFFENSE - QUARTERBACKS

    STATISTICAL COMPARISON/CAREER STATS VS. STEELERS

    6

    Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red Goal

    Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Int. Pass Dwns/ Rtrn Rtrn FG Dwn Dwn Zone to Go Avg. Pts/

    Tm Gm Play Gm Play Gm Play Pct. Att. Gm Avg. Avg. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. TOP Gm

    IND 345.0 5.08 92.0 3.60 253.0 6.28 3.16 5.19% 20.8 5.4 25.0 88.89 42.94 62.50 62.86 68.75 29:49 22.6

    Rank 22 30 26 28 14 30 28 11 9t 29 12 12t 7 7t 5 16t 20 17

    PIT 398.8 6.41 119.9 4.85 278.9 7.93 3.62 6.46% 20.0 7.0 25.1 82.14 35.56 40.00 55.26 66.67 29:00 24.2

    Rank 4 1 8 2 6 2 30 21 16 24 11 24 23 26t 17 18t 26 9t

    Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red Goal Pt Yd

    Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Yds/ Int. Pass Dwns/ Rtrn Rtrn Dwn Dwn Zone to Go Pts/ Diff/ Diff/

    Tm Gm Play Gm Play Gm Play Pct. Att. Gm Avg. Avg. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Gm Gm Gm

    IND 387.9 5.74 115.1 4.19 272.8 7.09 3.31 4.49% 20.6 7.8 19.6 39.75 75.00 61.76 66.67 23.6 -1.0 -42.9

    Rank 26 25 24 20 27 23 4 28 21t 13 4 19 29t 25 12t 17 16 28

    PIT 377.3 5.75 93.6 3.83 283.6 7.38 2.13 7.09% 20.9 9.4 22.4 40.79 33.33 56.76 52.63 20.9 3.3 21.5

    Rank 23 26 7 9 30 25 22 10 24 21 9 23 5 19 3 11t 11 11

    2015 REGULAR SEASON OFFENSIVE RANKINGS

    2015 REGULAR SEASON DEFENSIVE RANKINGS

    MATT HASSELBECKDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Att Cmp Yds Yd/A TD Int Sck Lst Rate Rsh Yds Avg TD11/2/2003* Reg Pit W 1/1 31 18 215 6.94 1 0 5 24 90.1 2 3 1.5 02/5/2006* SB @Pit L 1/1 49 26 273 5.57 1 1 3 14 67.8 3 35 11.7 010/7/2007* Reg @Pit L 1/1 27 13 116 4.30 0 1 2 11 44.7 0 0 - 010/9/2011# Reg @Pit L 1/1 49 29 262 5.35 1 1 3 22 72 1 3 3.0 010/11/2012# Reg Pit W 1/1 44 25 290 6.59 1 1 3 25 75 1 2 2.0 0*SEA; #TEN Totals 2-3 5/5 200 111 1156 5.78 4 4 16 96 70.8 7 43 6.1 0

    ANDREW LUCKDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Att Cmp Yds Yd/A TD Int Sck Lst Rate Rsh Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 45 26 400 8.89 3 2 2 15 91 3 26 8.7 0

    Totals 0-1 1/1 45 26 400 8.89 3 2 2 15 91 3 26 8.7 0

    OFFENSE - RUNNING BACKS, TIGHT ENDS, WIDE RECEIVERSDWAYNE ALLENDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 0 0 - 0 1 21 21 1

    Totals 0-1 1/1 0 0 - 0 1 21 21 1

    JACK DOYLEDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0

    Totals 0-1 1/0 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0

    COBY FLEENERDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 0 0 - 0 1 4 4 0

    Totals 0-1 1/1 0 0 - 0 1 4 4 0

    FRANK GOREDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD9/23/2007* Reg @Pit L 1/1 14 39 2.8 0 2 12 6 012/19/2011* Reg Pit W 1/1 18 65 3.6 1 0 0 - 0*SF Totals 1-1 2/2 32 104 3.3 1 2 12 6 0

    DANIEL HERRONDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 1 2 2 0 1 5 5 0

    Totals 0-1 1/0 1 2 2 0 1 5 5 0

    T.Y. HILTONDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 0 0 - 0 6 155 25.8 1

    Totals 0-1 1/1 0 0 - 0 6 155 25.8 1

    Nte d nt /L S h s g D c s g D

    U ls -3 /4 0 0 - 0 3 5 .7 0

    Fte d nt /L S h s g D c s g D

    ls -1 /0 0 0 - 0 7 3 .1 1

    Nte d nt /L S h s g D c s g D

    ls -1 /0 0 0 - 0 2 3 .5 0

  • 7

    CAREER STATS VS. STEELERS

    OFFENSE - RUNNING BACKS, TIGHT ENDS, WIDE RECEIVERSANDRE JOHNSONDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD9/18/2005* Reg Pit L 1/1 0 0 - 0 4 20 5 09/7/2008* Reg @Pit L 1/1 0 0 - 0 10 112 11.2 010/2/2011* Reg Pit W 1/1 0 0 - 0 4 36 9 010/20/2014* Reg @Pit L 1/1 0 0 - 0 5 77 15.4 0*HOU Totals 1-3 4/4 0 0 - 0 23 245 10.7 0

    DONTE MONCRIEFDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 - 0 7 113 16.1 1

    Totals 0-1 1/0 0 0 - 0 7 113 16.1 1

    GRIFF WHALENDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 - 0 2 23 11.5 0

    Totals 0-1 1/0 0 0 - 0 2 23 11.5 0

    PAT McAFEEDate Rnd Opponent W/L Num Blk Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Ret RetYds NetYds NetAvg9/25/2011 Reg Pit L 7 0 311 44.4 55 0 3 4 65 246 35.110/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 3 0 153 51 59 0 0 3 16 137 45.7

    Totals 0-2 10 0 464 46.4 59 0 3 7 81 383 38.3

    PUNTING

    KICKINGADAM VINATIERIDate Rnd Opponent W/L FGM FGA Pct XPM XPA 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Lg KO TB1/5/1997* Div Pit W 0 0 - 4 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 5 012/13/1997* Reg Pit L 0 0 - 3 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 5 01/3/1998* Div @Pit L 2 2 100.0 0 0 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0 46 3 012/6/1998* Reg @Pit W 3 3 100.0 2 2 0-0 2-2 1-1 0-0 0-0 35 6 01/27/2002* Conf @Pit W 1 2 50.0 3 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 44 5 09/9/2002* Reg Pit W 3 3 100.0 3 3 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-1 0-0 45 7 010/31/2004* Reg @Pit L 2 2 100.0 2 2 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 43 5 01/23/2005* Conf @Pit W 2 2 100.0 5 5 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0 48 8 09/25/2005* Reg @Pit W 3 4 75.0 2 2 0-0 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-1 48 6 211/9/2008 Reg @Pit W 1 1 100.0 3 3 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 36 5 09/25/2011 Reg Pit L 2 2 100.0 2 2 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 25 0 010/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 2 2 100.0 4 4 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 31 0 0*NE Totals 7-5 21 23 91.3 33 33 0-0 8-8 6-6 7-7 0-2 48 55 2

    PAT McAFEEDate Rnd Opponent W/L FGM FGA Pct XPM XPA 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Lg KO TB9/25/2011 Reg Pit L 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 5 510/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 7 5

    Totals 0-2 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 12 10

    GRIFF WHALENDate Rnd Opponent W/L PR FC Yds Avg Lg TD KR Yds Avg Lg TD10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1 1 16 16 16 0 5 122 24.4 31 0

    Totals 0-1 1 1 16 16 16 0 5 122 24.4 31 0

    RETURNING

  • CAREER STATS VS. STEELERS

    8

    DEFENSEMIKE ADAMSDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA9/9/2007* Reg Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 011/11/2007* Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3 09/14/2008* Reg Pit L 1/1 8 8 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 012/28/2008* Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 010/18/2009* Reg @Pit L 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 012/10/2009* Reg Pit W 1/1 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 010/17/2010* Reg @Pit L 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 01/2/2011* Reg Pit L 1/1 7 7 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 012/8/2011* Reg @Pit L 1/1 10 6 4 0.0 0 1 29 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 01/1/2012* Reg Pit L 1/1 6 3 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 09/9/2012# Reg Pit W 1/1 4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 010/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 11 8 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0*CLE; #DEN Totals 2-10 12/7 50 39 11 0.0 0 1 29 0 3 1 1 1 4 6 0

    COLT ANDERSONDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/7/2012* Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 010/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0*PHI Totals 0-2 2/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

    DARIUS BUTLERDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 7 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

    Totals 0-1 1/0 7 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

    TRENT COLEDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA9/21/2008* Reg Pit W 1/1 5 4 1 1.0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 010/7/2012* Reg @Pit L 1/1 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0*PHI Totals 1-1 2/2 6 5 1 1.0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

    VONTAE DAVISDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA1/3/2010* Reg Pit L 1/1 3 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 010/24/2010* Reg Pit L 1/1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 010/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0*MIA Totals 0-3 3/3 4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

    JERRELL FREEMANDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 9 5 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

    Totals 0-1 1/1 9 5 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0NATE IRVINGDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA1/8/2012* WC Pit W 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 09/9/2012* Reg Pit W 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0*DEN Totals 2-0 2/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    D'QWELL JACKSONDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA11/19/2006* Reg Pit L 1/1 3 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 012/7/2006* Reg @Pit L 1/1 7 3 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 09/9/2007* Reg Pit L 1/1 7 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 09/14/2008* Reg Pit L 1/1 7 4 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 012/28/2008* Reg @Pit L 1/1 13 5 8 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 010/18/2009* Reg @Pit L 1/1 7 5 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 012/8/2011* Reg @Pit L 1/1 13 7 6 1.0 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 01/1/2012* Reg Pit L 1/1 13 9 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 011/25/2012* Reg Pit W 1/1 9 3 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 012/30/2012* Reg @Pit L 1/1 5 3 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 011/24/2013* Reg Pit L 1/1 9 3 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 012/29/2013* Reg @Pit L 1/1 9 5 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 010/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 13 8 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0*CLE Totals 1-12 13/13 115 63 52 1.0 6 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 5 1 0

    ZACH KERRDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Totals 0-1 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    KENDALL LANGFORDDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA1/3/2010* Reg Pit L 1/0 6 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 010/24/2010* Reg Pit L 1/1 3 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0*MIA Totals 0-2 2/1 9 8 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0

    Yte d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    0* g it W /1 3 2 1 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 01* nf it L /0 0 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    # g it L /1 1 1 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 04^ g it L /1 4 3 1 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    L ls -3 /3 8 6 2 .0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0

    ISte d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    5 g it W /0 2 1 1 .5 5 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 2 16 iv it L /0 1 1 0 .0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 1 1 08 g it W /0 4 2 2 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 01 g it L /1 1 1 0 .0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0

    ls -2 /1 8 5 3 .5 8 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 3 1

    Yte d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    4 g it L /0 0 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0ls -1 /0 0 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Ete d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    3* g it W /1 5 3 2 .5 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0K ls -0 /1 5 3 2 .5 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0

    Ete d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    4 g it L /0 4 3 1 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0ls -1 /0 4 3 1 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Nte d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    4 g it L /0 - - - .0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -ls -1 /0 - - - .0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -

    Rte d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    4 g it L /1 8 8 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0ls -1 /1 8 8 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

    Nte d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    0* g it L /0 0 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 04 g it L /1 3 3 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    B ls -2 /1 3 3 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Rte d nt /L S ot k st k s nt s D H L F R D k A

    4 g it L /1 2 1 1 .0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0ls -1 /1 2 1 1 .0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

  • 9

    CAREER STATS VS. STEELERS

    DEFENSEDWIGHT LOWERYDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA12/19/2010* Reg @Pit W 1/1 3 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 01/23/2011* Conf @Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 010/16/2011# Reg @Pit L 1/1 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 012/14/2014^ Reg Pit L 1/1 4 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0*NYJ; #JAX; ^ATL Totals 1-3 4/3 8 6 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0

    ROBERT MATHISDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA11/28/2005 Reg Pit W 1/0 2 1 1 0.5 5 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 2 11/15/2006 Div Pit L 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 1 1 011/9/2008 Reg @Pit W 1/0 4 2 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 09/25/2011 Reg Pit L 1/1 1 1 0 1.0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0

    Totals 2-2 4/1 8 5 3 1.5 8 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 3 1

    JOSH McNARYDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Totals 0-1 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    SIO MOOREDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/27/2013* Reg Pit W 1/1 5 3 2 1.5 12 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0*OAK Totals 1-0 1/1 5 3 2 1.5 12 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0

    JONATHAN NEWSOMEDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 4 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Totals 0-1 1/0 4 3 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    MATT OVERTONDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/0 - - - 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -

    Totals 0-1 1/0 - - - 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - - -

    GREG TOLERDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 8 8 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

    Totals 0-1 1/1 8 8 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

    ERIK WALDENDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA1/3/2010* Reg Pit L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 010/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 3 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0*GB Totals 0-2 2/1 3 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    BJOERN WERNERDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA10/26/2014 Reg @Pit L 1/1 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

    Totals 0-1 1/1 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

    BILLY WINNDate Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA11/25/2012* Reg Pit W 1/1 2 2 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 012/30/2012* Reg @Pit L 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 011/24/2013* Reg Pit L 1/0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 012/29/2013* Reg @Pit L 1/1 4 3 1 1.0 7 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 09/7/2014* Reg @Pit L 1/1 2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0*CLE Totals 1-4 5/3 11 10 1 1.0 7 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0

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    WITH A WIN, THE COLTS WOULD...• Improve their all-time regular season record against the Steelersto 7-15 overall and 3-10 in Pittsburgh. It would mark the Colts firstwin against the Steelers since Nov. 9, 2008.

    CB-VONTAE DAVIS• Needs one interception to have 20 for his career.

    ILB-JERRELL FREEMAN• Needs 1.0 sack to tie Bernard Washington (11.0) for the second-most career sacks by an undrafted player in Colts history.

    RB-FRANK GORE• Needs one touchdown to have 80 for his career.• Needs two rushing touchdowns to pass Gerald Riggs and SteveVan Buren (69) for 29th-most in NFL history.

    QB-MATT HASSELBECK• Needs eight completions to pass Donovan McNabb (3,170) for the18th-most all-time.• With three touchdown passes he will pass Terry Bradshaw andY.A. Tittle (212) for the 30th-most in NFL history.• With the victory, he would become the first quarterback in theSuper Bowl era to win five consecutive starts at the age of 40 orolder.

    WR-T.Y. HILTON• With a 100-yard receiving game he will tie Jimmy Orr (18) for thefourth-most in team history. He would also tie John Jefferson (1978-1981) for the seventh-most 100-yard receiving games in a player’sfirst four seasons in NFL history.• Needs one 10-plus reception game to rank tied for fourth in teamhistory.

    ILB-D’QWELL JACKSON• With one game played he will have 125 for his career.

    WR-ANDRE JOHNSON• Needs 13 receiving yards to pass Steve Smith Sr. (13,932) for10th all-time. He would also become the NFL’s active leader in re-ceiving yards.• Needs 80 receiving yards to have 14,000 for his career. He wouldbecome the 10th player in NFL history to reach that plateau.• Needs 85 receiving yards to pass James Lofton (14,004) for ninthall-time.

    DE-KENDALL LANGFORD• Needs 1.5 sacks to have 20 for his career.

    K-ADAM VINATIERI• Needs to play in one game to tie John Carney and Brett Favre(302) for seventh-most in NFL history.• Needs two made field goals to pass Jason Hanson (495) for thirdall-time.

    WHAT TO LOOK FOR THIS WEEK

    Head Coach Chuck Pagano led the Colts to 11 victories in 2014 forthe third consecutive year. He became the first head coach in teamhistory and the second in NFL history to post 11-win seasons in eachof his first three years with a team. He joined Jim Harbaugh as theonly other head coach to accomplish the feat.

    HEAD COACHES TO WIN 11-PLUS GAMES IN EACH OFFIRST THREE SEASONS WITH A TEAM

    Head Coach Team SeasonsChuck Pagano COLTS 2012-14Jim Harbaugh 49ers 2011-13

    11-WIN SEASONS

    COLTS NOTES

    COLTS RECORD ON PRIMETIME TV, 2004-2015Date Day Opponent Result Network09/09/04 Thu at New England L, 24-27 ABC 11/08/04 Mon MINNESOTA W, 31-28 ABC12/19/04 Sun BALTIMORE W, 20-10 ESPN09/11/05 Sun at Baltimore W, 24-7 ESPN10/17/05 Mon ST. LOUIS W, 45-28 ABC11/07/05 Mon at New England W, 40-21 ABC 11/28/05 Mon PITTSBURGH W, 26-7 ABC09/10/06 Sun at NY Giants W, 26-21 NBC11/05/06 Sun at New England W, 27-20 NBC11/26/06 Sun PHILADELPHIA W, 45-21 NBC12/18/06 Mon CINCINNATI W, 34-16 ESPN09/06/07 Thu NEW ORLEANS W, 41-10 NBC10/22/07 Mon at Jacksonville W, 29-7 ESPN11/11/07 Sun at San Diego L, 21-23 NBC11/22/07 Thu at Atlanta W, 31-13 NFLN12/09/07 Sun at Baltimore W, 44-20 NBC12/30/07 Sun TENNESSEE L, 10-16 NBC09/07/08 Sun CHICAGO L, 13-29 NBC10/27/08 Mon at Tennessee L, 21-31 ESPN11/02/08 Sun NEW ENGLAND W, 18-15 NBC11/23/08 Sun at San Diego W, 23-20 NBC12/18/08 Thu at Jacksonville W, 31-24 NFLN01/03/09* Sat at San Diego L, 17-23 (OT) NBC09/21/09 Mon at Miami W, 27-23 ESPN09/27/09 Sun at Arizona W, 31-10 NBC10/11/09 Sun at Tennessee W, 31-9 NBC11/15/09 Sun NEW ENGLAND W, 35-34 NBC12/17/09 Thu at Jacksonville W, 35-31 NFLN09/19/10 Sun NY GIANTS W, 38-14 NBC10/17/10 Sun at Washington W, 27-24 NBC11/01/10 Mon HOUSTON W, 30-17 ESPN11/28/10 Sun SAN DIEGO L, 14-36 NBC12/09/10 Thu at Tennessee W, 30-28 NFLN01/08/11* Sat NY JETS L, 16-17 NBC09/25/11 Sun PITTSBURGH L, 20-23 NBC10/03/11 Mon at Tampa Bay L, 17-24 ESPN10/23/11 Sun at New Orleans L, 7-62 NBC12/22/11 Thu HOUSTON W, 19-16 NFLN11/08/12 Thu at Jacksonville W, 27-10 NFLN10/14/13 Mon at San Diego L, 9-19 ESPN10/20/13 Sun DENVER W, 39-33 NBC11/03/13 Sun at Houston W, 27-24 NBC11/14/13 Thu at Tennessee W, 30-27 NFLN09/07/14 Sun at Denver L, 24-31 NBC09/15/14 Mon PHILADELPHIA L, 27-30 ESPN10/09/14 Thu at Houston W, 33-28 CBS/NFLN11/03/14 Mon at NY Giants W, 40-24 ESPN11/16/14 Sun NEW ENGLAND L, 20-42 NBC09/21/15 Mon NY JETS L, 7-20 ESPN10/08/15 Thu at Houston W, 27-20 CBS/NFLN10/18/15 Sun NEW ENGLAND L, 27-34 NBC11/2/15 Mon at Carolina L, 26-29 ESPN

    *Playoffs

    TOTAL: 34-18

    RECORD BY DAYThursday: 10-1; Saturday: 0-2; Sunday: 15-9; Monday: 9-6

    RECORD BY NETWORKABC: 4-1; ESPN: 7-6; NBC: 14-11; NFLN: 7-0; CBS/NFLN: 2-0

    COLTS ON PRIMETIME

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    COLTS NOTES

    IRONMENRB-FRANK GORE• Currently ranks third in consecutive games played (75) and first inconsecutive starts (71) among active running backs in the NFL.

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Played, Active Players OnlyRunning BacksChris Johnson ARZ 107Anthony Dixon BUF 91Frank Gore IND 75Alfred Morris WAS 59Lamar Miller MIA 48

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Started, Active Players OnlyRunning BacksFrank Gore IND 71Alfred Morris WAS 59Lamar Miller MIA 37Doug Martin TB 17Jonathan Stewart CAR 15

    ILB-D’QWELL JACKSON• His 75 consecutive starts ranks tied for fourth among active linebackers in the NFL.

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Started, Active Players OnlyLinebackersDavid Harris NYJ 111James Laurinaitis STL 107Lawrence Timmons PIT 80D’Qwell Jackson IND 75Connor Barwin PHI 75Ryan Kerrigan WAS 75

    DE-KENDALL LANGFORD• His 123 consecutive games played is tied for the most among active defensive linemen in the NFL.

    Consecutive Regular Season Games Played, Active Players OnlyDefensive LinemenKendall Langford IND 123Julius Peppers GB 123Rob Ninkovich NE 97Tyson Alualu JAX 91Domata Peko CIN 91

    STRETCHING THE FIELDWide receiver T.Y. Hilton has caught 51 passes for 819 yards (16.1avg.) and five touchdowns. He owns 11 receptions of 25+ yardswhich is tied for the fourth-most in the NFL this season.

    Most Receptions of 25+ Yards, 2015 NFL SeasonPlayer Team Rec.Antonio Brown Pittsburgh 12Rob Gronkowski New England 12Allen Robinson Jacksonville 12T.Y. Hilton Indianapolis 11James Jones Green Bay 11Odell Beckham Jr. N.Y. Giants 10Greg Olsen Carolina 10

    With a 17-10 win on 12/14/14 vs. Houston, the Colts notched their14th 10-or-more win season in the past 16 years, which is the mostof any NFL team since 1999. The Colts have posted a 179-88 (.670)record since 1999, which ranks second behind the Patriots.

    OVERALL TEAM RECORDS, SINCE 1999Team W-L-T Pct. 10-win SeasonsNew England 193-74 .738 14Indianapolis 179-88 .670 14Green Bay 166-100-1 .624 10Pittsburgh 166-100-1 .624 9Denver 158-109 .592 7

    DOUBLE-DIGIT VICTORIES

    The Colts have closed out games strong under Head Coach ChuckPagano (2012-15), posting a league-leading 24-7 (.774) record ingames decided by one possession-or-less (eight points or less) dur-ing that span. In 2014, the team posted a 4-2 record. The Colts wonnine consecutive one-possession games from Week 5 of the 2012campaign to Week 1 of 2013.

    BEST WIN PCT. IN ONE-POSSESSION GAMES, SINCE 2012Team Record Winning Pct.Indianapolis 24-7 .774Denver 18-7 .720Cincinnati 17-9-1 .648San Francisco 15-8-1 .646New England 20-11 .645

    COLTS ONE-POSSESSION GAMES, 2015 (5-3)Game Margin ResultWeek 3 at TEN 2 W, 35-33Week 4 vs. JAX 3 W, 16-13Week 5 at HOU 7 W, 27-20Week 6 vs. NE 7 L, 34-27Week 7 vs. NO 6 L, 27-21Week 8 at CAR 3 L, 29-26 (OT)Week 9 vs. DEN 3 W, 27-24Week 11 at ATL 3 W, 24-21

    Additionally, the Colts have the second-best record in the leaguein games decided by three points or less since 2001.

    BEST WIN PCT. IN GAMES DECIDED BY THREE POINTS ORLESS, SINCE 2001

    Team Record Winning Pct.New England 38-15 .717Indianapolis 39-18 .684Chicago 29-18 .617Denver 31-21 .596Atlanta 34-23-1 .595

    WINNING THE CLOSE ONES

    Under Head Coach Chuck Pagano (2012-15), the Colts haverecorded a 16-4 record in regular season games immediately fol-lowing a loss. The team averages 26.5 points scored and 19.4points allowed in those 20 games. In 2013, Indianapolis was oneof only four teams (DEN, NE, SEA) to not lose consecutive gamesall season long.

    COLTS GAMES FOLLOWING A LOSS, SINCE 2012Game 1 Result Game 2 Result2012 (5-0)Week 1 at CHI L, 41-21 Week 2 vs. MIN W, 23-20Week 3 vs. JAX L, 22-17 Week 5 vs. GB W, 30-27Week 6 at NYJ L, 35-9 Week 7 vs. CLE W, 17-13Week 11 at NE L, 59-24 Week 12 vs. BUF W, 20-13Week 15 at HOU L, 29-17 Week 16 at KC W, 20-132013 (5-0)Week 2 vs. MIA L, 24-20 Week 3 at SF W, 27-7Week 6 at SD L, 19-9 Week 7 vs. DEN W, 39-33Week 10 vs. STL L, 38-8 Week 11 at TEN W, 30-27Week 12 at ARZ L, 40-11 Week 13 vs. TEN W, 22-14Week 14 at CIN L, 42-28 Week 15 vs. HOU W, 25-32014 (4-1)Week 1 at DEN L, 31-24 Week 2 vs. PHI L, 30-27Week 2 vs. PHI L, 30-27 Week 3 at JAX W, 44-17Week 8 at PIT L, 51-34 Week 9 at NYG W, 40-24Week 11 vs. NE L, 42-20 Week 12 vs. JAX W, 23-3Week 16 at DAL L, 42-7 Week 17 at TEN W, 27-102015 (2-3)Week 1 at BUF L, 27-14 Week 2 vs. NYJ L, 20-7Week 2 vs. NYJ L, 20-7 Week 3 vs. TEN W, 35-33Week 6 vs. NE L, 34-27 Week 7 vs. NO L, 27-21Week 7 vs. NO L, 27-21 Week 8 at CAR L, 29-26Week 8 at CAR L, 29-26 Week 9 vs. DEN W, 27-24

    BOUNCING BACK

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    WR-PHILLIP DORSETT• In Week 3 at Tennessee (9/27), he caught two receptions for 43yards and one touchdown. The score marked the first of his NFLcareer.

    TE-COBY FLEENER• In Week 4 vs. Jacksonville (10/4), he caught a career-high ninepasses for 83 yards and one touchdown with a long catch of 28yards. Fleener registered his first touchdown of the season and the15th of his career on a two-yard reception in the second quarter.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he finished with three recep-tions for 27 yards and reached 2,000 receiving yards for his career.

    ILB-JERRELL FREEMAN• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he totaled eight tackles (seven solo),one pass defensed and one fumble recovery. The fumble recoverywas his first of the season.

    S-CLAYTON GEATHERS• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he registered his first career NFLstart at safety and tied for second on the team with nine tackles. Healso added one special teams tackle.

    T-DENZELLE GOOD• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he made his first career startat right tackle.

    RB-FRANK GORE• In Week 3 at Tennessee, he led the team in rushing with 14 carriesfor 86 yards (6.1 avg.) and two touchdowns. It marked his 11th ca-reer multiple-touchdown game as he tied his career-high of two. Hisperformance also marked the first time since 2013 that a Colts run-ning back tallied two rushing touchdowns in a game. With 86 rushingyards, he passed O.J. Simpson (11,236) and Corey Dillon (11,241)for the 18th-most rushing yards in NFL history.• In Week 5 at Houston, he totaled 22 carries for 98 yards (4.5 avg.)and one touchdown. He passed John Riggins (11,352) and StevenJackson (11,388) for the 17th and 18th-most rushing yards in NFLhistory. His 98 rushing yards were the most for the Colts in a gamedating back to Dec. 16, 2012 (Vick Ballard, 105 vs. Houston). With22 carries, Gore topped 2,500 rushes for his career.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he totaled nine carries for 43yards (4.8 avg.) and added five receptions for 32 yards. With ninerushes, he passed Fred Taylor (2,534) for the 23rd-most carries inNFL history.• In Week 8 at Carolina (11/2), he carried the ball 22 times for 70yards (3.2 avg.). With 22 rushes, he passed Jamal Lewis for the22nd-most in NFL history and tied Ottis Anderson for the 21st-most.• In Week 9 vs. Denver (11/8), he tallied 28 rushes for 83 yards andone touchdown. He also added one reception for 19 yards. His 28carries were his most in a game dating back to Oct. 30, 2011 againstCleveland. He passed Otis Anderson (2,562) for the 21st-mostrushes in NFL history. His 19-yard reception helped him surpass3,000 receiving yards for his career.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he totaled 14 carries for 34 yardsand led the team with five receptions for 46 yards. With 34 rushingyards, he passed Fred Taylor (11,695) for the 15th-most rushingyards in NFL history.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he carried the ball 19 times for24 yards. With 19 rushes, he passed Corey Dillon (2,618) for the20th-most and Ricky Watters (2,622) for the 19th-most carries inNFL history.

    QB-MATT HASSELBECK• In Week 4 vs. Jacksonville (10/4), he made his first start at quar-terback dating back to Nov. 4, 2012 and completed 30-of-47 passesfor 282 yards and one touchdown for an 87.4 passer rating. It washis first win as a starter dating back to Oct. 21, 2012 at Buffalo. With282 passing yards, he reached 35,000 for his career. With 47 at-tempts, Hasselbeck passed Jim Hart for the 19th-most in NFL his-tory and tied for the seventh-most in a single game in his career.His 30 completions tied the fourth-most in a single game during hisNFL tenure. Hasselbeck’s touchdown connection with tight endCoby Fleener in the second quarter was his 204th career touchdownpass. He became the 11th quarterback at 40-plus years of age tostart a game and win dating back to the 1970 NFL merger.• In Week 5 at Houston (10/8), he made his second consecutive

    COLTS NOTES

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTS• With a victory in Week 5 at Houston (10/8), Indianapolis improvedits consecutive win streak within the AFC South Division to 16games, which set an NFL record and is currently the longest activestreak in the NFL.

    COLTS DEFENSE• In Week 9 vs. Denver (11/8), the Colts shutout the Broncos in thefirst half (only points allowed came from a punt return touchdown)and limited Denver to 95 net yards (15 rushing, 80 passing) and sixfirst downs. Indianapolis finished the game limiting the Broncos to35 rushing yards, which is the lowest total allowed since a 2014Week 7 shutout victory against Cincinnati (32).• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), Indianapolis recorded four turnovers(three interceptions and one fumble recovery). It marked the mostinterceptions for the Colts in a game since Dec. 1, 2013 againstTennessee.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), the Colts shutout the Bucca-neers in the second half and recorded 5.0 sacks, the most for theteam dating back to Nov. 30, 2014 against Washington (6.0).

    COLTS OFFENSE• In Week 6 vs. New England (10/18), Indianapolis scored on theiropening possession for the first time all season when Donte Mon-crief caught a fourth-down fade pass from Andrew Luck at the 7:16mark in the first quarter. The scoring drive consisted of 13 playsover 89 yards. Additionally, the Colts topped 400 total yards (409)for the first time all season.

    S-MIKE ADAMS• In Week 5 at Houston (10/8), he compiled five tackles (three solo),three passes defensed and two interceptions. It was the fourth mul-tiple-interception game of his career and the first since 2014 whenhe accomplished the feat on two occassions. Adams was namedAFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 5) for the first time in hiscareer.• In Week 6 vs. New England (10/18), Adams intercepted Patriotsquarterback Tom Brady and returned the ball 14 yards for a touch-down. It was Adams’ third interception in the last two games andhis second career interception returned for a touchdown. The pick-six was the second for the Colts on the season and the first since aWeek 3 victory at Tennessee when Dwight Lowery recorded a 69-yard interception for a touchdown.• In Week 9 vs. Denver (11/8), he finished with one tackle, one in-terception and one pass defensed before leaving the game with anankle injury in the second quarter. His interception of Broncos quar-terback Peyton Manning in the second quarter tied the team recordfor the third-most interceptions through the first nine games of aseason (5) and also tied him for the league-lead this season.

    DT-HENRY ANDERSON• In Week 1 at Buffalo (9/13), he registered his first career NFL startat defensive tackle and finished with 10 tackles (eight solo) and 3.0tackles for loss.

    RB-AHMAD BRADSHAW• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he carried the ball nine times for 32yards and added four receptions for 20 yards and two touchdowns.It marked only the second time in his career that he finished withtwo touchdown receptions in a game (Sept. 15, 2014).

    CB-DARIUS BUTLER• In Week 9 vs. Denver (11/8), he registered two tackles, one inter-ception and one pass defensed en route to being named AFC De-fensive Player of the Week. It marked the second time he hasearned the award in his career as he won the honor in Week 10 ofthe 2012 season. His interception of Peyton Manning in the fourthquarter helped the Colts seal their victory over the Broncos.

    OLB-TRENT COLE• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he recorded three tackles (twosolo) and 1.0 sack. His sack of Jameis Winston in the fourth quartermarked his first as a member of the Colts. Winston became the 51stdifferent quarterback that Cole has sacked en route to number 86.5of his career.

    MILESTONES REACHED IN 2015

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    MILESTONES REACHED IN 2015start of the season and completed 18-of-29 passes for 213 yards,two touchdowns, no interceptions and a 107.4 passer rating. With18 completions, he passed Dave Krieg (3,105) for the 19th-mostcompletions in NFL history. The win marked the first time Hassel-beck won back-to-back games as a starter dating back to Oct. 11,2012 - Oct. 21, 2012. He became the first 40-year-old quarterback with two passing touchdowns in a game since Mark Brunell in Week17 of 2010 with the New York Jets. With his two touchdown passesto wide receiver Andre Johnson, Johnson became the 44th differentplayer Hasselbeck has thrown a touchdown to in his career.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he completed 23-of-32 passes for213 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for an 84.5 passerrating. The 40-year-old Hasselbeck improved to 3-0 as a starter thisseason and joined Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Moon (four)and Brett Favre (four) as the only quarterbacks to win at least threeconsecutive starts after their 40th birthday in the Super Bowl era.With 213 passing yards, he moved ahead of Jim Kelly (35,467) forthe 22nd-most passing yards in NFL history. With 32 passing at-tempts, Hasselbeck passed Ben Roethlisberger (5,165) for the 20th-most passing attempts in NFL history. With two touchdown passes,he has thrown two or more touchdown passes in consecutive starts(Houston, Oct. 8, 2015) for the first time since Sept. 25 - Oct. 2,2011.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he completed 26-of-42 passesfor 315 yards and two touchdowns for a 100.8 passer rating and im-proved to 4-0 as a starter this season. The game marked the firstmeeting between the oldest (Matt Hasselbeck) and the youngest(Jameis Winston) quarterbacks in the NFL dating back to Week 16of the 2010 season, when John Skelton and the Arizona Cardinalsdefeated Jon Kitna and the Dallas Cowboys. With the win, Hassel-beck joined Warren Moon (1997-98) and Brett Favre (2009) as theonly quarterbacks to win four consecutive starts at the age of 40 ormore. He topped 300 passing yards for the first time since Dec. 24,2011 against Jacksonville. It was his 23rd career game with 300-plus passing yards and the game marked his 52nd career contestwith a 95.0-plus passer rating. With 42 passing attempts, Hassel-beck passed Johnny Unitas (5,186) for the 19th-most and BoomerEsiason (5,205) for the 18th-most passing attempts in NFL history.The game also marked his third consecutive contest with at leasttwo touchdown passes. The last time he compiled a streak of threeconsecutive games with at least two touchdowns came in 2007(11/4-11/18) as a member of the Seattle Seahawks. He became thefifth player in NFL history with multiple touchdown passes in at leastthree consecutive games after his 40th birthday and the first sinceBrett Favre in 2009.

    WR-T.Y. HILTON• In Week 6 vs. New England (10/8), he caught his first touchdownreception of the season on a three-yard grab in the second quarter.It was his 20th-career touchdown reception.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he registered four receptionsfor 150 yards, two touchdowns and a career-long 87-yard catch. Itwas his fifth career multiple-touchdown game and his first since Dec.7, 2014 at Cleveland. With 150 yards, he tied Lenny Moore (17) forthe fifth-most 100-plus yard games in Colts history. He is now tiedwith Jerry Rice and Torry Holt for the eighth-most 100-yard gamesin a player’s first four seasons in NFL history.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he caught two passes for 21 yardsand topped 4,000 receiving yards for his career.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he recorded six receptions for95 yards and two touchdowns. It marked his sixth career game withtwo or more touchdown receptions.

    ILB-NATE IRVING• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he tallied two tackles, 1.0 sackand one pass defensed. His sack of Jameis Winston in the fourthquarter was his first as a member of the Colts and the third of hiscareer.

    ILB-D’QWELL JACKSON• In Week 4 vs. Jacksonville (10/4), he led the team with a career-high 21 tackles (12 solo) and added 1.0 tackle for loss and one passdefensed.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he led the team with 10 tackles (sixsolo), 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one pass defensed, one fumblerecovery and one interception returned for a touchdown. In thefourth quarter, he notched his first interception of the season and

    returned it six yards for a touchdown. The pick-six was the secondof his career and his first dating back to Sept. 9, 2012 vs. Philadel-phia. His sack of Matt Ryan in the fourth quarter was his first of theseason.

    WR-ANDRE JOHNSON• In Week 5 at Houston (10/8), he finished with six receptions for 77yards and two touchdowns in his first game against his old team.He passed Isaac Bruce (1,024) for the eighth-most catches in NFLhistory. His two touchdown catches marked his 11th multiple-touch-down game of his career. The last time he caught two touchdownpasses came on Nov. 10, 2013 at Arizona.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he finished with four recep-tions for 44 yards. With 44 receiving yards, he passed Henry Ellard(13,777) for the 12th-most receiving yards in NFL history.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he caught one pass for 22yards and passed Cris Carter (13,899) for the 11th-most receivingyards in NFL history.

    DE-KENDALL LANGFORD• In Week 4 vs. Jacksonville, he registered his first sack (16.5 forhis career) as a member of the Colts when he brought down Jaguarsquarterback Blake Bortles in the second quarter, which forced apunt. He also contributed two tackles and one pass defensed.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he started his 100th career gameand extended his streak of consecutive games played to 121, whichis tied for the most among active defensive linemen in the league.

    S-DWIGHT LOWERY• In Week 3 at Tennessee (9/27), he totaled four tackles (two solo),two interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) and two passesdefensed. He recorded his first interception in the second quarterand returned it 69 yards for a touchdown. It was his third interception returned for a touchdown in his career and first since 2010. Thegame marked his first career muliple-interception game and the firstfor the Colts since Nov. 16, 2014 (Mike Adams, 2 vs. New England).• In Week 6 vs. New England (10/18), he registered his first sack asa Colt and added nine tackles (eight solo) and 1.0 tackle for loss.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he tallied one tackle, one pass de-fensed and one interception. His interception in the first quarter washis third of the season.

    QB-ANDREW LUCK• Reached 13,000 passing yards for his career after completing 26-of-49 passes for 243 yards in Week 1 at Buffalo (9/13) becomingthe third-fastest quarterback to reach that plateau (49 games). OnlyKurt Warner and Matthew Stafford (46 games) reached the markfaster.• With 21 completions in Week 2 vs. the New York Jets (9/21), hetied Johnny Unitas for the second-most 20-plus completion gamesin Colts history with 33.• In Week 3 at Tennessee (9/27), he completed 18-of-30 passes for260 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for an 82.6 passerrating. The game marked his 13th career fourth quarter or overtimegame-winning drive and his two touchdowns marked his 30th careergame with multiple touchdown passes. He completed 9-of-11passes for 121 yards and two touchdowns in the fourth quarter.• In Week 6 vs. New England (10/18), he connected on 30-of-50passes for 312 yards and three touchdowns for a 98.1 passer rating. It signified his 20th career 300-yard passing game, and he passedJohnny Unitas for the second-most 20-plus completion games inColts history.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he completed 23-of-44 passesfor 333 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions for an 81.0passer rating. His first touchdown pass of the game was a career-long 87 yards to wide receiver T.Y. Hilton in the third quarter. It wasthe longest in Colts history since October 3, 2011 at Tampa Baywhen Curtis Painter connected on an 87-yard touchdown pass toPierre Garcon. The touchdown also marked the team’s longest of-fensive score at home since 1975 (Bert Jones to Roger Carr, 90yards). Luck threw his third touchdown of the game in the fourthquarter to mark the sixth time in his career that he threw three-or-more touchdown passes in a second half/overtime. With 44 passingattempts, he reached 2,000 for his career becoming the third fastestquarterback to reach that mark (53 games). Matthew Stafford ac-complished the feat in 49 games and Drew Bledsoe reached 2,000attempts in 50 games.

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    • In Week 9 vs. Denver (11/8), he completed 21-of-36 passes for252 yards and two touchdowns for a 98.4 passer rating. His firsttouchdown pass of the game came in the second quarter on a three-yard throw to tight end Jack Doyle. The score marked his 100th ca-reer touchdown pass tying him with Matthew Stafford for thefourth-fastest (55 games) to reach the milestone in NFL history. Hissecond touchdown pass of the game was an eight-yard connectionwith running back Ahmad Bradshaw in the fourth quarter. It was hisNFL-high ninth fourth quarter touchdown pass of the season.

    OLB-ROBERT MATHIS• In Week 2 vs. the New York Jets (9/21), he made his regular sea-son debut and played in his first game dating back to a divisionalplayoff loss at New England on Jan. 11, 2014. Mathis finished thegame with one tackle and one quarterback hurry.• Recorded 1.0 sack in Week 3 at Tennessee (9/27) to pass formerteammate Dwight Freeney for the 20th-most in NFL history (112.0).His career sack total is also a franchise record.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he logged his 100th careerstart and registered his second sack of the season to tie Sean Jones(113.0) for the 19th-most sacks in NFL history. He also added twotackles.• In Week 8 at Carolina (11/2), he finished with 2.0 sacks to bringhim to 115.0 sacks for his career. His first sack of the game movedhim past Sean Jones (113.0) and Dwight Freeney (113.5) for the19th-most in NFL history.

    P-PAT McAFEE• In Week 1 at Buffalo (9/13), he finished the game with four puntsfor 177 yards (44.3 avg.). With 177 punting yards, he surpassed20,000 for his career.• In Week 3 at Tennessee (9/27), he totaled five punts for a 49.8 av-erage with a long kick of 54 yards and one punt pinned inside the20-yard line. He also contributed six kickoff touchbacks and wasnamed AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance.• In Week 5 at Houston (10/8), he totaled three punts for a 49.0 av-erage, including two pinned inside the 20-yard line and a long of 53yards. He also added six kickoff touchbacks appearing in his 100thcareer game.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he set a career high with 10punts and 517 punting yards. He averaged 51.7 yards (45.3 net)and contributed with one punt pinned inside the 20-yard line. Heregistered long punts of 60 and 61 yards. His 51.7 average tiedRohn Stark’s franchise record of 15 career games with a 50.0-pluspunting average.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he totaled five punts for a 52.0 av-erage and a 47.8 net. His performance included a long kick of 60yards and two punts pinned inside the 20-yard line. With his 52.0punting average, McAfee set a new franchise record for the mostcareer games with a 50.0-plus average (16), surpassing RohnStark’s previous record of 15.

    WR-DONTE MONCRIEF• In Week 2 vs. the New York Jets (9/21), he led the team with sevenreceptions for 122 yards. His seven catches tied his career-high,which he originally set on Oct. 26, 2014 at Pittsburgh. His receivingyardage total was the second-most for a single game in his career.Moncrief recorded his third career 100-yard receiving game andscored at least one touchdown in back-to-back games for the firsttime of his career.• In Week 6 vs. New England (10/18), he caught six passes for 69yards and one touchdown. The score gave him his fourth touchdownof the season which surpassed his season-high of three set as arookie in 2014.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he caught four passes for 34yards and one touchdown. His five touchdowns on the season aretied for the 13th-most by a Colts wide receiver through the firstseven games of a season in franchise history.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he recorded eight catches for114 yards (14.3 avg.). His eight receptions set a new single-gamecareer best while his 114 yards marked his fourth career 100-yardcontest. Moncrief also topped 1,000 yards for his career.

    DT-DAVID PARRY• In Week 1 at Buffalo (9/13), he registered his first career NFL startat defensive tackle and tallied two tackles.

    MILESTONES REACHED IN 2015K-ADAM VINATIERI• In the fourth quarter of Week 2 vs. the New York Jets (9/21), hemade an extra point attempt to pass Mike Vanderjagt for the mostextra point attempts in Colts history. He also extended his streak of197 consecutive extra points made dating back to 2010.• In Week 3 at Tennessee (9/27), he converted five extra points topass Jason Hanson (2,150) for the third-most points scored in NFLhistory. With his first extra point of the game in the first quarter, hepassed Mike Vanderjagt for the most extra points made in Colts his-tory. He finished the game with five bringing his career total to 349 and extended his streak of consecutive extra points made to 202dating back to 2010.• In Week 4 vs. Jacksonville (10/4), he converted 3-of-3 field goals(54, 32, 27) and one PAT for 10 points. He connected on a 27-yardfield goal in overtime for his 25th career game-winning field goal,and on the kick, surpassed Mike Vanderjagt (217) for the most fieldgoals made in Colts history. Vinatieri’s 32-yard field goal in the fourthquarter tied the game, and he became the first player in NFL history to eclipse 1,000 points with two different teams (New England andIndianapolis). His made PAT attempt in the second quarter extendedhis streak to 203 consecutive extra points made dating back to 2010.Vinatieri’s first made field goal of 54 yards in the first quarter tied forthe third-longest of his career as he passed Vanderjagt (995) for themost points scored in Colts history. He also passed John Carney(478) for the fourth-most field goals made in NFL history.• In Week 5 at Houston (10/8), he converted 2-of-2 field goal at-tempts and three PATs for nine points. He appeared in his 295th ca-reer regular season game, which tied Darrell Green for the12th-most all-time in NFL history. He extended his streak of consec-utive extra points made to 206 dating back to 2010.• In Week 6 vs. New England (10/18), he converted 3-of-4 extrapoints, appearing in his 296th career regular season game, whichtied Bruce Matthews for the 11th-most all-time in NFL history.Vinatieri had one extra point blocked at the end of the game, whichended his streak of 209 consecutive PATs made dating back to2010.• In Week 7 vs. New Orleans (10/25), he appeared in his 297th ca-reer regular season game, which tied Matt Stover for the 10th-mostall-time in NFL history. He also converted 3-of-3 extra point at-tempts.• In Week 8 at Carolina (11/2), he connected on all four field goalattempts, including a 24-yard attempt as time expired in regulation.In overtime, he made a 50-yard field goal to break a tie with JasonElam and Jason Hanson for the most overtime field goals made inNFL history with 10.• In Week 9 vs. Denver (11/8), he converted 2-of-2 field goals andall three PATs while appearing in his 299th career regular seasongame. His 43-yard field goal in the first quarter passed Jason Han-son (136) for the third-most field goals made from that distance inNFL history. His 55-yard made field goal in the fourth quarter washis longest as a member of the Colts (2006-2015), tied for the sec-ond longest of his career and tied for the third longest in Colts his-tory. On the kick, he tied Jeff Wilkins, Josh Scobee and Neil Rackers(26) for the ninth-most field goals made from 50-plus yards in NFLhistory.• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he became the 10th player in NFLhistory to play in 300 career games. He converted his lone field goalattempt and added 3-of-3 PATs for six points. With 52 seconds leftin the fourth quarter, he connected on a 43-yard field goal to markhis 26th career game-winning kick in the fourth quarter or overtime.It was also his second game-winner this season (10/4 vs. Jack-sonville).• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he converted 4-of-4 field goalattempts and one PAT for 13 points. He appeared in his 301st careerregular season game, which is tied with John Kasey for the ninthmost all-time in NFL history. The game marked the second time thisseason and the 19th time in his career that he finished a game withfour-or-more field goals. His 26-yard field goal in the third quarterhelped him pass John Carney (168) for the fourth-most field goalsmade from 20-29 yards in NFL history.

    OLB-ERIK WALDEN• In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), he recorded his first forced fumbleof the season and added four tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss.• In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), he tallied four tackles and 2.0sacks. It was his fourth career multiple-sack game.

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    COLTS NOTES

    Inside linebackers D’Qwell Jackson and Jerrell Freeman rank firstand second respectively on the team in tackles (according tocoaches’ totals). The duo has combined for 258 tackles (137 solo),8.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble re-covery, four passes defensed and one interception (returned for atouchdown).

    COLTS LEADING TACKLERS PER GAME, 2015 SEASONGame Player TacklesWeek 1 at Buffalo Jerrell Freeman 12Week 2 vs. N.Y. Jets Jerrell Freeman 14Week 3 at Tennessee Jerrell Freeman 16Week 4 vs. Jacksonville D’Qwell Jackson 21Week 5 at Houston D’Qwell Jackson 14Week 6 vs. New England Jerrell Freeman 15

    D’Qwell Jackson 15Week 7 vs. New Orleans Jerrell Freeman 14Week 8 at Carolina D’Qwell Jackson 17Week 9 vs. Denver Jerrell Freeman 8

    D’Qwell Jackson 8Week 11 at Atlanta D’Qwell Jackson 10Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay D’Qwell Jackson 12

    LEADING THE PACK

    Since the AFC South was formed prior to the 2002 regular season,the Colts have won nine division titles. Over that time span, only NewEngland (11) has won more division titles. Eight teams have won theirdivision five-or-more times since 2002:

    MOST DIVISION TITLES SINCE 2002Team Division TitlesNew England AFC East 11Indianapolis AFC South 9Green Bay NFC North 8Philadelphia NFC East 6Pittsburgh AFC North 6Seattle NFC West 6Denver AFC West 5San Diego AFC West 5

    DIVISIONAL DOMINANCEQuarterback Matt Hasselbeck started Week 4 vs. Jacksonville (10/4)and Week 5 at Houston (10/8) and led the Colts to two wins whilecompleting 33-of-43 passes for 495 yards, three touchdowns and nointerceptions for a passer rating of 95.0.

    Hasselbeck became the 11th quarterback at 40-plus years of age tostart a game and win dating back to the 1970 NFL merger.

    QUARTERBACKS 40-PLUS YEARS OF AGE TO START ANDWIN AN NFL GAME, SINCE 1970

    Player YearJohnny Unitas 1973Sonny Jurgensen 1974Earl Morrall 1975Len Dawson 1975Vince Evans 1995Warren Moon 2000Doug Flutie 2005Vinny Testaverde 2007Brad Johnson 2008Brett Favre 2010Matt Hasselbeck 2015

    In Week 11 at Atlanta (11/22), Hasselbeck completed 23-of-32passes for 213 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for an84.5 passer rating. He increased his record to 3-0 as a starter in2015 and became the third quarterback in NFL history to win atleast three consecutive starts after their 40th birthday in the SuperBowl era, joining Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Moon (four)and Brett Favre (four).

    In Week 12 vs. Tampa Bay (11/29), Hasselbeck connected on 26-of-42 passes for 315 yards and two touchdowns for a 100.8 passerrating. He improved to 4-0 as a starter this season, and joined War-ren Moon (1997-98) and Brett Favre (2009) as the only quarter-backs to win four consecutive starts at the age of 40 or more.Hasselbeck also became the fifth player in NFL history with multipletouchdown passes in at least three consecutive games after his40th birthday and the first since Brett Favre in 2009.

    NEXT MAN UP

    With the win over the Houston Texans in Week 5 (10/8), Indianapo-lis improved its consecutive victory streak within the AFC South Di-vision to 16 games, which set the NFL record and is currently thelongest active streak in the league. The streak continues a teamrecord, which was set at the conclusion of the 2014 campaign. Theprevious best was 12, which was set from Nov. 14, 2004 – Oct. 8,2006.

    LONGEST WINNING STREAK FOR AN NFL TEAM AGAINSTTHEIR OWN DIVISION, NFL HISTORY

    Team Division StreakIndianapolis AFC South 16 (2012-15)Miami AFC East 15 (1972-73)Dallas NFC East 14 (1993-94)

    LONGEST WINNING STREAK FOR AN NFL TEAM AGAINSTANY DIVISION, NFL HISTORY

    Team Division StreakIndianapolis AFC South 16 (2012-15)Miami AFC East 15 (1972-73)Indianapolis AFC North 15 (2002-2010)Dallas NFC East 14 (1993-94)New England NFC North 14 (2002-2014)

    BEST RECORD AGAINST DIVISION OPPONENTS, SINCE 2012Team Division RecordIndianapolis AFC South 19-2-0Denver AFC West 19-2-0New England AFC East 17-4-0Green Bay NFC North 15-6-1

    WINNING IN THE DIVISION

    According to league statistics, inside linebacker D’Qwell Jacksonleads the league with 111 total tackles. In 2014, Jackson finishedthe season ranked sixth in the NFL with 138 total tackles.

    MOST TOTAL TACKLES, 2015 NFL SEASONPlayer Team TacklesD’Qwell Jackson IND 111NaVorro Bowman SF 105Telvin Smith JAX 104Reshad Jones MIA 98Lavonte David TB 94

    TACKLING MACHINE

    Colts cornerback Darius Butler totaled two tackles, one interceptionand one pass defensed in the Colts Week 9 victory over the DenverBroncos and was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for hisperformance. The award was the second of his career as he won thehonor in Week 10 of the 2012 season.

    After the Colts scored to go up 27-24 with 6:13 left in the fourth quar-ter, the Broncos and Peyton Manning attempted a comeback drive.On the first play of the ensuing series, Butler picked off Manning tohelp seal the win for Indianapolis.

    BUTLER AWARDED

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    McAFEE AMONG THE BESTPunter Pat McAfee has recorded 56 punts for 2,747 yards (49.1 avg.)and has pinned 17 punts inside the 20-yard line. His 44.2 net puntaverage ranks second in the league, while his 49.1 average ranks first.

    Highest Net Punt Average, 2015 NFL SeasonPlayer Team Net Avg.Sam Koch Baltimore 44.3Pat McAfee Indianapolis 44.2Johnny Hecker St. Louis 43.2Dustin Colquitt Kansas City 42.5Chris Jones Dallas 42.3

    Highest Punt Average, 2015 NFL SeasonPlayer Team Avg.Pat McAfee Indianapolis 49.1Matt Bosher Atlanta 48.8Johnny Hecker St. Louis 47.9Matt Darr Miami 47.9Sam Koch Baltimore 47.7

    McAfee also ranks third in the NFL with 46 kickoff touchbacks.

    Most Kickoff Touchbacks, 2015 NFL SeasonPlayer Team TouchbacksJustin Tucker Baltimore 51Stephen Gostkowski New England 50Pat McAfee Indianapolis 46Graham Gano Carolina 43Dan Bailey Dallas 42

    Kicker Adam Vinatieri connected on three field goal attempts andone PAT in Week 4 vs. Jacksonville (10/4). With 10 points, he setnew franchise records for most field goals made and most pointsscored by a Colt, surpassing former kicker Mike Vanderjagt in bothcategories.

    MOST FIELD GOALS MADE IN COLTS HISTORYPlayer Field Goals YearsAdam Vinatieri 231 2006-2015Mike Vanderjagt 217 1998-2005Dean Biasucci 176 1984-1994

    MOST POINTS SCORED IN COLTS HISTORYPlayer Field Goals YearsAdam Vinatieri 1,061 2006-2015Mike Vanderjagt 995 1998-2005Dean Biasucci 783 1984-1994

    VINNY ON TOP

    The Colts have had at least one rookie undrafted free agent makethe team’s Week 1 53-man roster for the past 17 seasons. That iscurrently the longest active streak in the NFL.

    This season the Colts had two undrafted rookie free agents makethe opening day roster in DT-T.Y. McGill and RB-Tyler Varga.

    LONGEST ACTIVE STREAKS WITH ROOKIE UNDRAFTEDFREE AGENT ON WEEK 1 ROSTERTeam YearsCOLTS 17Denver 12New England 12

    UNDRAFTED ROOKIES ON THE ROSTER

    Colts punter Pat McAfee was named AFC Special Teams Player ofthe Week after his Week 3 performance vs. the Tennessee Titans.He recorded five punts for a 49.8 average (50.0 net) with a long kickof 54 yards and one punt inside the 20-yard line. McAfee also con-tributed with six kickoff touchbacks and converted a first down on afake punt run.

    The award was the second of McAfee’s career as he received thehonor in Week 6 of the 2014 season.

    BOOMSTICK HONOREDBALLHAWKING SAFETIESIn Week 5 at Houston (10/8), safety Mike Adams compiled five tack-les (three solo), two passes defensed and two interceptions. It wasthe fourth multiple-interception game of his career and the first since2014 when he accomplished the feat on two occassions. Adams re-ceived AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 5) honors for thefirst time in his career.

    Adams currently ranks tied for second in the league in interceptionsthis season, while his teammates and fellow safety Dwight Loweryis tied for sixth.

    Most Interceptions, 2015 NFL SeasonPlayer Team INTsReggie Nelson Cincinnati 6Mike Adams Indianapolis 5Kurt Coleman Carolina `5Marcus Williams N.Y. Jets 5Charles Woodson Oakland 5Dwight Lowery Indianapolis 4Rashad Johnson Arizona 4Trumaine Johnson St. Louis 4Tyrann Mathieu Arizona 4Josh Norman Carolina 4Marcus Peters Kansas City 4Logan Ryan New England 4

    Since joining Indianapolis in 2014, Adams is tied for the most inter-ceptions in the NFL.

    Most Interceptions, Since 2014Player Team INTsMike Adams Indianapolis 10Reggie Nelson Cincinnati 10Glover Quin Detroit 9Charles Woodson Oakland 9Four players 8

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    Outside Linebacker Robert Mathis6-2 - 245 Pounds - Alabama A&M

    13th NFL Season• Named to six consecutive Pro Bowls (2008-2013).

    • Ranks first in franchise history with 115.0 career sacks.

    • Has recorded five career 10.0-plus sack seasons, includ-ing a career-high 19.5 in 2013.

    • Has compiled 28 multiple-sack games and three career 3.0 sack contests.

    • Has posted an NFL-record 42 sack-forced fumbles in hiscareer.

    MATHIS’ CAREER BEST GAMES

    Sacks Forced Fumbles

    3.0, three times, 3, vs. Houston (11/14/04)

    last: at Jacksonville (9/29/13) 2, three times,

    last: at Kansas City (12/22/13)

    Fumble Recoveries Passes Defensed

    1, 14 times, 2, at New England (11/5/06)

    last: at Jacksonville (1/1/12)

    Robert Mathis became the 30th player in NFL history to reach the100.0-sack mark after posting 2.0 sacks vs. Seattle (10/6/13). The13-year veteran ranks first in franchise history in sacks, fourthamong active NFL players and 19th in league history.

    Below is a breakdown of Mathis’ quarterback takedowns:

    • Has totaled quarterback takedowns in 88-of-173 career games and 58-of-104 starts.

    • Owns 28 career multiple-sack games and three games with 3.0sacks.

    • Has sacks against all 31 other NFL teams.

    NFL Career Sack Leaders (Active Players)136.0 Jared Allen133.5 DeMarcus Ware131.5 Julius Peppers115.0 Robert Mathis114.5 Dwight Freeney

    Robert Mathis’ Sacks By Opponent16.5 Houston14.5 Jacksonville8.0 Tennessee5.0 New England4.5 Cincinnati, Oakland, San Francisco,

    Seattle4.0 Baltimore, Chicago, Miami3.5 St. Louis3.0 Buffalo, Carolina, Cleveland, Denver,

    Philadelphia, San Diego2.5 Kansas City, N.Y. Jets2.0 Arizona, New Orleans, N.Y. Giants1.5 Pittsburgh, Washington1.0 Atlanta, Dallas, Green Bay, Minnesota,

    Tampa Bay0.5 Detroit

    Robert Mathis holds the franchise record with 115.0 career sacks. In2013, he set franchise record with 19.5 sacks en route to beingnamed Associated Press and Sporting News NFL All-Pro and wonthe Deacon Jones Award as the NFL’s sack leader. He posted sevenmulti-sack games and has 28 for his career, which are both Coltsrecords. He has also recorded 88 games with a sack, which ranksfirst in franchise history.

    MOST SACKS, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Years SacksRobert Mathis 2003-2015 115.0Dwight Freeney 2002-2012 107.5Duane Bickett 1985-1993 50.0

    MOST SACKS IN A SEASON, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Season SacksRobert Mathis 2013 19.5Dwight Freeney 2004 16.0Dwight Freeney 2009 13.5Dwight Freeney 2002 13.0Chad Bratzke 1999 12.0

    MOST GAMES WITH SACKS, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Years GamesRobert Mathis 2003-2015 88Dwight Freeney 2002-2012 81Duane Bickett 1985-1993 38Donnell Thompson 1982-1991 38

    MOST MULTI-SACK GAMES, COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982Player Years GamesRobert Mathis 2003-2015 28Dwight Freeney 2002-2012 25Duane Bickett 1985-1993 10Chad Bratzke 1999-2001 10

    MOST MULTI-SACK GAMES, SINGLE SEASON,COLTS HISTORY, SINCE 1982

    Player Years GamesRobert Mathis 2013 7Chad Bratzke 1999 5Dwight Freeney 2004