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    The Indianapolis Colts (8-4) will play on the roadfor the first time in over a month when they takeon the Cleveland Brown (7-5) at FirstEnergy Sta-dium on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. onFOX.Indianapolis has an opportunity to clinch the AFCSouth Division title this weekend with a win anda Houston loss. Overall, the Colts trail theBrowns, 13-14, in the all-time series but havewon the last four games on the road. Sunday’sgame will mark the Colts’ first trip to Clevelandsince Nov. 30, 2008, a 10-6 victory.

    Last week, Indianapolis defeated the Washington Redskins, 49-27,on 487 total net yards of offense, marking the team’s ninth 400-yardgame of the season, a franchise record. The Colts became the firstNFL team to score six touchdowns of 30-plus yards in the same gamesince Washington in 1966 (seven). Quarterback Andrew Luck threwfor a career-high five touchdown passes, including two apiece to tightend Coby Fleener and wide receiver Donte Moncrief. Both finishedwith 100-yard receiving games. Running back Daniel “Boom” Her-ron recorded a career-high 88 rushing yards and scored on a 49-yardrun, the longest for the Colts this season.Cleveland is coming off a 26-10 road loss to the Buffalo Bills lastweek. Quarterback Brian Hoyer completed 18-of-30 passes for 192yards and two interceptions in the game. Johnny Manziel entered inthe fourth quarter and completed 5-of-8 passes for 63 yards, whilerushing for 13 yards and a touchdown. For the season, wide receiverAndrew Hawkins leads the team with 718 receiving yards and runningback Terrance West has rushed for a team-high 502 yards.

    Colts Running BackDaniel “Boom” Herron

    Team W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Conf Div StrkIndianapolis 8 4 0 .667 382 283 5-2 3-2 6-3 4-0 W2Houston 6 6 0 .500 287 247 3-3 3-3 5-3 2-1 W1Tennessee 2 10 0 .167 213 338 1-4 1-6 2-7 1-3 L6Jacksonville 2 10 0 .167 186 329 2-4 0-6 1-7 0-3 W1

    PRESEASON (0-4)Day Date Opponent TV ResultThurs. Aug. 7 at NY Jets WNDY L, 13-10Sat. Aug. 16 NY GIANTS WISH L, 27-26Sat. Aug. 23 NEW ORLEANS CBS L, 23-17Thurs. Aug. 28 at Cincinnati WNDY L, 35-7REGULAR SEASON (8-4)Day Date Opponent TV Time/ResultSun. Sept. 7 at Denver NBC L, 31-24Mon. Sept. 15 PHILADELPHIA ESPN L, 30-27Sun. Sept. 21 at Jacksonville CBS W, 44-17Sun. Sept. 28 TENNESSEE CBS W, 41-17Sun. Oct. 5 BALTIMORE CBS W, 20-13Thurs. Oct. 9 at Houston CBS/NFLN W, 33-28Sun. Oct. 19 CINCINNATI CBS W, 27-0Sun. Oct. 26 at Pittsburgh CBS L, 51-34Mon. Nov. 3 at NY Giants ESPN W, 40-24Sun. Nov. 9 BYE WEEKSun. Nov. 16 NEW ENGLAND NBC L, 42-20Sun. Nov. 23 JACKSONVILLE CBS W, 23-3Sun. Nov. 30 WASHINGTON FOX W, 49-27Sun. Dec. 7 at Cleveland CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 14 HOUSTON CBS 1 p.m.Sun. Dec. 21 at Dallas CBS 4:25 p.m.Sun. Dec. 28 at Tennessee CBS 1 p.m.*All times are Eastern; Homes games in BOLD CAPS

    INDIANAPOLIS COLTSWEEKLY PRESS RELEASEIndiana Farm Bureau Football CenterP.O. Box 535000Indianapolis, IN




    Tuesday, December 2No AvailabilityWednesday, December 311:45 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability)1:30 p.m. – Coach Pagano Available1:45-2:30 p.m. – Player Availability3:20 p.m. – Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine Conference Call4:00 p.m. – Browns Player Conference CallThursday, December 411:45 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability)1:30 p.m. – Coordinators Available1:45-2:30 p.m. – Player AvailabilityFriday, December 511:00 a.m. – Practice (Limited Availability)After Practice – Coach Pagano AvailableAfter Practice – Player InterviewsSaturday, December 6No AvailabilitySunday, December 7Indianapolis Colts at Cleveland Browns – 1 p.m. EST


    TV coverage: FOXPlay-by-Play: Kevin BurkhardtColor Analyst: John LynchSideline: Pam OliverRadio coverage: WFNI & WLHKPlay-by-Play: Bob LameyColor Analyst: Jim SorgiSideline: Matt Taylor


    Radio coverage: ESPN RadioPlay-by-Play: Marc KestecherColor Analyst: Louis RiddickSideline: Ian Fitzsimmons

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS / IMPORTANT INFORMATIONGame Preview/Schedules/Standings ............................................1Table of Contents/Important Information .......................................2

    OPPONENT INFORMATIONHead Coach Comparison ..............................................................3Connections ..................................................................................4Statistical Comparison...................................................................5Career Stats vs. Opponent.........................................................6-8

    COLTS NOTESColts Notes Summary & Tweets....................................................9Colts Notes.............................................................................10-21Colts Offseason Notes.................................................................22Colts 2014 NFL Draft Picks .........................................................23Reggie Wayne Notes .............................................................24-25Andrew Luck Notes ................................................................26-27Adam Vinatieri Notes..............................................................28-29

    ROSTER PAGESUnofficial Depth Chart .................................................................30Players By Position .....................................................................31How the Colts were Built .............................................................32Alphabetical Roster .....................................................................33Numerical Roster.........................................................................34Roster Superlatives .....................................................................35Transactions...........................................................................36-372014 Colts Participation ..............................................................38

    COLTS STATISTICS2014 Colts Regular Season Stats ...............................................392014 Colts Regular Season Defensive Stats ..............................40

    On the Colts media website,, 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 2014 media guide as wellas the ability to request season and game-by-game credentials.



    For all Colts credential requests, including offseason, training campand in-season, please e-mail your request to Pam Humphrey at:[email protected]


    TE-DWAYNE ALLENEd Block Courage AwardQB-ANDREW LUCKAFC Offensive Player of the Week - Week 3P-PAT McAFEEAFC Special Teams Player of the Month - SeptemberAFC Special Teams Player of the Week - Week 6

    2014 HONORS


    DECEMBER 27Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must provide the Man-agement Council with written notice, signed by the individualclub’s owner, indicating the amount, if any, of the club’s 2014league year salary cap room to be credited to the club’s 2015team salary.DECEMBER 2817th Week of Regular Season Games.DECEMBER 29Clubs may begin signing free agent players for the 2015 season.DECEMBER 29Earliest permissible date for clubs to renegotiate or extend therookie contract of a drafted rookie who was selected in any roundof the 2012 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.DECEMBER 29Option exercise period begins for Fifth-Year Option for first-roundselections from the 2012 NFL Draft. To exercise the option, theclub must give written notice to the player on or after December29, 2014 but prior to May 3, 2015.

    2015JANUARY 3-4Wild Card Playoff Games.JANUARY 4Assistant 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 10-11Divisional Playoff Games.JANUARY 11Assistant 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 17East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.JANUARY 18AFC and NFC Championship Games.JANUARY 24Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.JANUARY 25AFC-NFC Pro Bowl, University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ari-zona.JANUARY 25An 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 1Super Bowl XLIX, University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, Ari-zona.


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    COACHING YEARS IN NFL: 13th YearCOLTS HEAD COACH: 3rd YearCAREER REGULAR SEASON: 30-14 (.682)CAREER POSTSEASON: 1-2 (.333)PRO CAREER: Named head coach of the Indi-anapolis Colts on January 25, 2012. In two sea-sons as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts,Chuck Pagano has led the team to back-to-back

    11-5 regular season records and playoff berths each year. The suc-cess culminated with an AFC South Division Championship in 2013preceding an AFC Wild Card Playoff victory against the Kansas CityChiefs in a game that marked the second-largest comeback in NFLpostseason history. Pagano became the first head coach in team history and the eighthin NFL annals to lead a team to 11 wins in each of his first two sea-sons. He has coached 32 games without losing consecutive con-tests, which is the second-longest streak for a Colts head coachand the longest streak to start a career in franchise history. In 2013, Indianapolis recorded a perfect 6-0 division record for thefirst time since 2009 and claimed its eighth division title since 2002.Also in 2013, the Colts placed 17 players on Injured Reserve, in-cluding six starters, and witnessed an NFL-high 73 different playerstake at least one snap with the team. 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: 31-16.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),North 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.PAGANO’S COACHING CAREER1984-1985 Southern California Graduate Assistant1986 Miami (Fla.) Graduate Assistant1987-1988 Boise State Outside Linebackers1989 East Carolina Secondary1990 UNLV Secondary1991 UNLV Defensive Coordinator /

    Secondary1992-1994 East Carolina Secondary /

    Outside Linebackers1995-2000 Miami (Fla.) Secondary /

    Special Teams2001-2004 Cleveland Browns Secondary2005-2006 Oakland Raiders Defensive Backs2007 North Carolina Defensive Coordinator2008-2010 Baltimore Ravens Secondary2011 Baltimore Ravens Defensive Coordinator2012-2014 Indianapolis Colts Head Coach

    COLTS HEAD COACH CHUCK PAGANOCOACHING YEARS IN NFL: 13th YearBROWNS HEAD COACH: 1st YearREGULAR SEASON: 7-5 (.583)POSTSEASON: 0-0 (.000)PRO CAREER: Mike Pettine was named the 15thfull-time head coach in Browns history on January23, 2014.

    Pettine joined the Browns after spending 2013 as the defensive co-ordinator for the Buffalo Bills and the 2009-2012 seasons as thedefensive coordinator for the New York Jets. Pettine has helped hisunits to a top 10 finish in total defense in all five of his seasons asa defensive coordinator. During his season in Buffalo, Pettine im-plemented an aggressive defense that set a franchise record with57 sacks, second-most in the NFL in 2013 after finishing tied for18th in the league with 36 in 2012. Buffalo was the only team tohave three players record double-digits sacks. Under Pettine, theBills defense finished 10th (333.4) in the NFL in total defense, afterfinishing 22nd (362.9) in 2012. Buffalo also led the NFL in opponentcompletion percentage (55.3), finished second in interceptions (23),third in opponent quarterback rating (74.9), fourth in passing de-fense (204.4), sixth in yards per play (4.90) and tied for sixth in take-aways (30). During his four years with New York, the Jets defense over thosecombined seasons ranked first in the NFL in opposing quarterbackrating (71.0), completion percentage (52.6) and passing yards pergame (186.3). Prior to joiningthe Jets, Pettine spent seven years(2002-08) with the Baltimore Ravens. Prior to joining the NFL ranks, Pettine was the head coach at NorthPenn High School in Towamencin, Pa., from 1997-2001 and atWilliam Tennent High School in Warminster, Pa. from 1995-96. Healso spent two seasons (1993-94) on the college level, serving asa defensive graduate assistant at Pittsburgh. Pettine began his coaching career as an assistant for his father atCentral Bucks West High School in Doylestown, Pa. from 1988-1992. CAREER RECORD: 7-5.BACKGROUND: Was a two-year letterman as a free safety at Vir-ginia, where he graduated with a degree in economics. His father,Mike, Sr., was the head coach for 33 years at Central Bucks WestHigh School in Doylestown, Pa., where Pettine played under his fa-ther and earned all-state honors as a quarterback and defensiveback. Mike Sr., retired in 1999 as the winningest coach in Pennsyl-vania high school football history with a career mark of 326-32-4.PERSONAL: Born September 25, 1966 in Doylestown, Pa. He hastwo daughters, Megan and Katie, and one son, Ryan.PETTINE’S COACHING CAREER1988-1992 Central Bucks West HS Assistant Coach1993-1994 Pittsburgh Defensive Graduate

    Assistant Coach1995-1996 William Tennent HS Head Coach1997-2001 North Penn HS Head Coach2002 Baltimore Ravens Coaching and Video

    Assistant2003 Baltimore Ravens Coaching Assistant /

    Quality Control Coach2004 Baltimore Ravens Defensive Assistant2005-2008 Baltimore Ravens Outside Linebackers2009-2012 New York Jets Defensive Coordinator2013 Buffalo Bills Defensive Coordinator2014 Cleveland Browns Head Coach


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    COLTS / BROWNS CONNECTIONSINDIANA / OHIO CONNECTIONS• Colts rookie OLB-Jonathan Newsome is a Cleveland native. Heattended Glenville High School where he recorded 101 tackles and17.0 sacks as a senior. Newsome attended Ohio State for threeseasons and then finished his collegiate career at Ball State.• Colts rookie G-Jack Mewhort is from Toledo, Ohio. Mewhort attendedOhio State where he was a three-year starter on the offensive line. • Colts RB-Daniel “Boom” Herron is from Warren, Ohio. Herronplayed collegiately at Ohio State, where he made 22 starts at run-ning back. As a junior, Herron rushed for 1,155 yards and 16 touch-downs en route to All-Big Ten First-Team honors. • Colts G-Hugh Thornton is a Oberlin, Ohio native. Thornton wasnamed a first-team all-state offensive linemen his senior year.• Colts special assistant to the head coach Rob Chudzinski is fromToledo, Ohio and attended Toledo St. Johns High School. • Colts linebackers coach Jeff FitzGerald got his start in collegiatecoaching in the state of Ohio, serving as a graduate assistant at theUniversity of Cincinnati in 1985. • Colts offensive line coach Joe Gilbert was the offensive line coachat Toledo for three seasons from 2001-03. He returned to Toledofor a season in 2007 to coach the tight ends.• Colts assistant offensive line coach Hal Hunter coached the of-fensive line at Akron for four seasons from 1987-1990.• Browns offensive line coach Andy Moeller began his coachingcareer at Indiana as an assistant in 1987.FORMER COLTS / BROWNS• Several Colts coaches and players have spent time in time in theCleveland Browns organization: Head Coach Chuck Pagano (sec-ondary coach 2001-04); special assistant to the head coach RobChudzinski (tight ends/interim offensive coordinator for four games2004; offensive coordinator 2007-08; head coach 2013); tight endscoach Alfredo Roberts (tight ends 2007-08); ILB-D’Qwell Jack-son (2006-2013); RS-Josh Cribbs (2005-2012); S-Mike Adams(2007-2011); RB-Trent Richardson (2012, two games 2013).• Both Jackson and Richardson were draft picks of the Browns.Jackson was selected in the second round (34th overall) of the 2006NFL Draft. Richardson was selected in the first round (third overall)of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played one season for the Browns andthen was traded to the Colts two games into the 2013 season. • Browns linebacker Zac Diles played four games for the Colts in 2011. COLLEGE CONNECTIONS• Colts rookie C-Jonotthan Harrison (2009-2013) was teammatesduring his redshirt season at Florida with Browns CB-Joe Haden(2007-09).• Harrison was at Florida with Browns defensive line coach An-thony Weaver while he worked as a graduate assistant there for aseason in 2010.• Colts special teams coordinator Tom McMahon was with BrownsTE-Gary Barnidge for a season at Louisville in 2006.• McMahon spent four seasons at Utah State during the end of an11-year (1995-2005) stint with the Aggies with Browns specialteams coordinator Chris Tabor from 2002-05. • Colts DE-Cory Redding (1999-2002) was college teammates atTexas with Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan (2000-02)and offensive quality control coach Richard Hightower (1998-2002).• Colts NT-Zach Kerr spent two seasons at Maryland with Brownsstrength and conditioning coach Paul Ricci from 2009-2010. • Colts WR-Hakeem Nicks (2006-08) was teammates at North Car-olina with Browns TE-Ryan Taylor (2006-2010) for three seasons. • Taylor also spent time at UNC with Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano(2007) and wide receivers coach Charlie Williams (2007-2011). • Colts running backs coach David Walker (2005-2010) spent fiveseasons on staff at Pittsburgh with Browns secondary coach JeffHafley and tight ends coach Brian Angelichio from 2006-2010. • Browns LB-Jabaal Sheard (2007-2010) and DB-K’WaunWilliams (2010-13) each played at Pitt while the trio of coacheswas there. • Walker (running back 1990-93; coach 1995-2004), Colts offensivequality coach Frank Guifre (offensive lineman 1995-99) and defen-sive line coach Gary Emanuel (coach 1990-93) each spent time atSyracuse with Browns assistant offensive line coach GerogeDeLeone during his 19 years as an assistant for the Orangemen.DeLeone was on staff at Syracuse from 1985-2004 with the excep-tion of one season in 1997 when he served as the San DiegoChargers offensive line coach. • Colts TE-Weslye Saunders (2007-09) and Browns P-SpencerLanning (2006-2010) were teammates at South Carolina.

    • Colts QB-Andrew Luck (2008-2011) and TE-Coby Fleener(2007-2011) were teammates at Stanford with Browns TE-Jim Dray(2005-09), DL-Sione Fua (2006-2010) and DB-JohnsonBademosi (2008-2011). • Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton was on staff at Stanfordfrom 2010-12 with Luck, Fleener, Fua and Bademosi. • Colts quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen (1986-88) was onstaff at East Carolina with Browns linebackers coach Chuck Dries-bach (1987-88) for two seasons from 1987-88. • Colts C/G-Khaled Holmes (2008-2012) and Browns TE-JordanCameron (2008-2010) were teammates at USC for three seasons• Colts ILB-D’Qwell Jackson (2002-05) spent two seasons atMaryland with Browns linebackers coach Brian Fleury when heworked as an assistant on the Terrapins’ staff from 2003-04.• Giufre (2004-06) and Fleury (2005-08) worked together at SacredHeart for two seasons from 2005-06.NFL CONNECTIONS• The Colts and Browns share several connections between playersand coaches that have spent time with the Baltimore Ravens, in-cluding: Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano (2008-2011); lineback-ers coach Jeff FitzGerald (2004-07); safeties coach RoyAnderson (2005-2011); offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton(2002); and Browns DB-Jim Leonhard (2008), K-Billy Cundiff(2009-2011); LB-Paul Kruger (2009-2012); strength and condition-ing coach Paul Ricci (1999-2007); Head Coach Mike Pettine(2002-08); offensive line coach Andy Moeller (2008-2013); runningbacks coach Wilbert Montgomery (2008-2013); defensive linecoach Anthony Weaver (played DL, 2002-05).• Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky played linebacker forthe Vikings from 1991-93 while Browns assistant strength and con-ditioning coach Mike Wolf was on the Minnesota coaching staff.• Wolf’s final season on the Eagles coaching staff in 2010 wasColts S-Colt Anderson’s first season in Philadelphia.• Colts DE-Cory Redding played for the Lions while Montgomerywas on the Detroit coaching staff from 2006-07.• Hamilton (2007-09) and Browns special teams coordinator ChrisTabor (2008-2010) were on the Bears coaching staff together whileColts G-Lance Louis (2009-2012) was playing in Chicago.• Colts CB-Darius Butler was teammates on the Panthers in 2011with Browns TE-Gary Barnidge and DL-Sione Fua. Colts specialassistant to the head coach Rob Chudzinski and Browns assistantdefensive backs coach Bobby Babich were also on the staff inCarolina from 2011-12.• Leonhard and Colts S-Mike Adams were teammates in Denverin 2012.• Pagano and Browns offensive line coach Paul McQuistan wereon the Raiders staff together in 2006.• Colts S-LaRon Landry and Leonhard were teammates in Washing-ton from 2009-2011 while Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shana-han, wide receivers coach Mike McDaniel and offensive quality controlcoach Richard Hightower were on the Redskins coaching staff.• Landry earned a trip to the Pro Bowl playing for the Jets in 2012while Ricci, Weaver and Browns defensive coordinator Jim O’Neilwere on the team’s coaching staff.• Colts OLB-Erik Walden (2008-2010) and CB-Vontae Davis(2009-2011) were teammates in Miami with Browns LB-KarlosDansby (2010-11) and WR-Marlon Moore (2010-13). Additionally,Browns assistant offensive line coach George DeLeone was onthe Dolphins staff from 2008-2010.• Walden (2010-12) and Browns TE-Ryan Taylor (2011-14) playedtogether in Green Bay.• Colts QB-Matt Hasselbeck was teammates in Tennessee withBrowns LB-Zac Diles during the 2012 season while Browns quar-terbacks coach Dowell Loggains was on the Titans coaching staff.• Colts CB-Greg Toler (2009-2012) was teammates in Arizona withDansby (2004-09), TE-Jim Dray (2010-13) and QB-Brian Hoyer(2012).• Butler (2009-2010) and Colts S-Sergio Brown (2010-11) wereteammates with Hoyer (2009-2011) in New England.• Colts DT-Ricky Jean Francois and Browns DB-Donte Whitnerwere teammates in San Francisco from 2011-12.• Colts special teams coordinator Tom McMahon spent 2009-2011on the Rams coaching staff, and Browns OL-John Greco playedin St. Louis from 2008-2010.• Colts RB-Daniel “Boom” Herron and Browns WR-AndrewHawkins were teammates in Cincinnati in 2012. In addition,FitzGerald was on the Bengals coaching staff for Hawkins’ firstseason with the team in 2011.

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    A. Luck .............4,011 (34/11) B. Hoyer.............. 3,056 (11/10)J. Manziel.......................63 (0/0)

    RUSHING YARDS (AVG.)T. Richardson..........445 (3.3) T. West ....................502 (3.8)A. Bradshaw ...........425 (4.7) I. Crowell .................475 (4.4)D. Herron ................227 (5.4) B. Tate.....................333 (3.1)

    RECEIVING YARDS (RECEPTIONS)T. Hilton.................1,145 (68) A. Hawkins...............718 (52)R. Wayne .................636 (54) M. Austin ..................568 (47)C. Fleener ................594 (35) T. Gabriel .................540 (30)

    POINTS SCOREDA. Vinatieri .......................118 B. Cundiff...........................88A. Bradshaw......................48 I. Crowell ...........................42D. Allen..............................42 T. West/B. Tate ..................24

    INTERCEPTIONSM. Adams ............................4 T. Gipson .............................6V. Davis ...............................3 B. Skrine..............................4G. Toler................................2 J. Haden..............................3

    SACKSE. Walden.........................5.0 P. Kruger...........................8.0J. Newsome .....................4.5 D. Bryant ..........................4.0D. Jackson/B. Werner ......4.0 K. Dansby.........................3.0

    KICKOFF RETURN YARDS (AVG.)G. Whalen.............379 (25.3) M. Moore...............300 (25.0)J. Cribbs................220 (31.4) T. Benjamin ...........130 (21.7)D. Herron ................78 (26.0) T. Gabriel ................70 (23.3)

    PUNT RETURN YARDS (AVG.)G. Whalen...............187 (7.2) J. Poyer.....................28 (4.0)J. Cribbs....................61 (7.6) J. Leonhard...............26 (6.5)

    T. Benjamin ...............23 (2.9)PUNTING YARDS (GROSS/NET AVG.)

    P. McAfee...2,132 (47.4/44.4) S. Lanning..2,791 (43.6/38.2) FIELD GOALS (PCT.)

    A. Vinatieri ....25/25 (100.0%) B. Cundiff ........21/27 (77.8%)

    2014 TEAM LEADERSDate Colts Record Opp. Record Result11/11/56 2-3 2-4 21-7 W11/1/59 4-1 3-2 31-38 L10/14/62 2-2 2-2 36-14 W12/27/64 12-2 10-3-1 0-27 L10/20/68 5-0 2-3 20-30 L12/29/68 14-1 11-4 34-0 W9/26/71 1-0 1-0 13-14 L12/26/71 10-4 9-5 20-3 W9/16/73 0-0 0-0 14-24 L11/2/75 2-4 0-6 21-7 W11/19/78 5-6 5-6 24-45 L9/16/79 0-2 2-0 10-13 L11/9/80 5-4 6-3 27-28 L10/25/81 1-6 3-4 28-42 L11/27/83 6-6 7-5 23-41 L11/2/86 0-8 5-3 9-24 L12/6/87 6-5 7-4 9-7 W1/9/88 9-6 10-5 21-38 L9/19/88 0-2 1-1 17-23 L12/10/89 6-7 7-5-1 23-17 W*12/1/91 1-11 5-7 0-31 L9/6/92 0-0 0-0 14-3 W9/26/93 1-1 3-0 23-10 W9/25/94 1-2 2-1 14-21 L12/26/99 12-2 2-13 29-28 W12/15/02 8-5 7-6 28-23 W9/7/03 0-0 0-0 9-6 W9/25/05 3-0 1-1 13-6 W11/30/08 7-4 4-7 10-6 W9/18/11 0-1 0-1 19-27 L10/21/12 2-3 1-5 17-13 WHome Games in Bold; *OT; Playoff Games UnderlinedCOLTS RECORDS vs. CLEVELANDRegular Season: 13-14 Home: 6-9 Away: 7-5Postseason: 2-2Points-Allowed: 577-616 Home: 268-314 Away: 309-302 Colts Longest Series Streaks: Won 5, Lost 6BY STADIUMMemorial: 1-5 Hoosier/RCA: 4-3 Lucas Oil: 1-1Municipal/Cleveland: 5-7 Cleveland Browns Stadium: 4-0


    Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red GoalYds/ 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 GmIND 438.3 6.24 112.0 4.11 326.3 7.91 2.22 4.24% 24.5 7.3 26.0 100.00 45.00 40.00 54.17 67.74 32:57 31.8Rank 1 1 15 17 1 2 13 8 3 22 6 1 6 21t 16 20 2 1CLE 362.6 5.43 113.9 3.63 248.7 7.37 2.47 4.94% 20.9 3.9 21.8 77.78 31.85 25.00 51.16 69.57 28:48 21.0Rank 12 17 14 28 12 9 17 10 12t 31 26 27t 31 30t 24 17 26 22

    Rush Rush Pass Pass Sks/ 1st Punt Kick 3rd 4th Red Goal Pt YdYds/ 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 GmIND 364.8 5.78 107.8 4.51 257.0 7.07 2.06 7.80% 20.6 4.0 21.3 34.03 27.27 66.67 78.57 23.6 8.3 73.5Rank 23 26 13 29 25 19 24 7 19t 2 8 2 4t 31 24 18 3 3CLE 360.4 5.22 132.5 4.39 227.9 6.17 3.84 5.42% 21.0 7.3 21.2 36.11 57.14 44.44 70.59 20.4 0.6 2.2Rank 18 7 29 23 8 6 2 26 23t 10 7 5 22t 4 14 9 18 17






    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Att Cmp Yds Yd/A TD Int Sck Lst Rate Rsh Yds Avg TD

    9/9/2001* Reg @Cle W 1/1 34 20 178 5.24 0 2 4 28 48.4 6 1 0.2 0

    11/30/2003* Reg Cle W 1/1 35 26 328 9.37 3 1 2 14 119.7 0 0 - 0

    11/4/2007* Reg @Cle L 1/1 47 30 318 6.77 2 1 0 0 88.8 4 17 4.3 0

    10/2/2011# Reg @Cle W 1/1 20 10 220 11.00 3 1 0 0 108.3 1 5 5.0 0

    *SEA; #TEN Totals 3-1 4/4 136 86 1044 7.68 8 5 6 42 91.1 11 23 2.1 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Att Cmp Yds Yd/A TD Int Sck Lst Rate Rsh Yds Avg TD

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/1 29 16 186 6.41 0 0 3 13 74.8 3 12 4.0 2

    Totals 1-0 1/1 29 16 186 6.41 0 0 3 13 74.8 3 12 4.0 2


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L FGM FGA Pct XPM XPA 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Lg KO TB

    10/3/1999* Reg @Cle W 2 3 66.7 1 1 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 22 5 0

    11/12/2000* Reg @Cle L 1 1 100 0 0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 38 3 1

    12/9/2001* Reg Cle W 2 4 50 3 3 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-1 1-1 54 6 0

    10/26/2003* Reg Cle W 3 4 75 0 0 0-0 2-2 1-1 0-1 0-0 38 4 0

    12/5/2004* Reg @Cle W 0 0 - 6 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 7 1

    11/30/2008 Reg @Cle W 1 2 50.0 1 1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-0 30 3 0

    9/18/2011 Reg Cle L 4 4 100.0 1 1 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-0 1-1 52 0 0

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1 1 100.0 2 2 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 38 0 0

    *NE Totals 6-2 14 19 73.7 14 14 0-0 5-5 7-8 0-4 2-2 54 28 2


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L FGM FGA Pct XPM XPA 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Lg KO TB

    9/18/2011 Reg Cle L 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 5 3

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 4 2

    Totals 1-1 0 0 - 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 - 9 5


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/0 0 0 - 0 1 9 9.0 0

    Totals 1-0 1/0 0 0 - 0 1 9 9.0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/0 0 0 - 0 2 17 8.5 0

    Totals 1-0 1/0 0 0 - 0 2 17 8.5 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/0 0 0 - 0 2 22 11.0 0

    Totals 1-0 1/0 0 0 - 0 2 22 11.0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD

    12/16/2012* Reg Was L 1/1 11 28 2.5 2 3 4 1.3 0

    *CLE Totals 0-1 1/1 11 28 2.5 2 3 4 1.3 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Rsh Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD

    12/15/2002 Reg @Cle W 1/0 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0

    9/7/2003 Reg @Cle W 1/1 0 0 - 0 3 39 13.0 0

    9/25/2005 Reg Cle W 1/1 0 0 - 0 6 97 16.2 0

    11/30/2008 Reg @Cle W 1/1 0 0 - 0 4 46 11.5 0

    9/18/2011 Reg Cle L 1/1 0 0 - 0 4 66 16.5 0

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/1 0 0 - 0 6 73 12.2 0

    Totals 5-1 6-5 0 0 - 0 23 321 14.0 0

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    Date Rnd Opponent W/L Num Blk Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Ret RetYds NetYds NetAvg

    9/18/2011 Reg Cle L 4 0 208 52.0 58 0 0 2 52 156 39.0

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 5 0 242 48.4 59 2 1 2 12 190 38.0

    Totals 1-1 9 0 450 50.0 59 2 1 4 64 346 38.4


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L PR FC Yds Avg Lg TD KR Yds Avg Lg TD

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1 2 8 8.0 8 0 0 0 - - 0

    Totals 1-0 1 2 8 8.0 8 0 0 0 - - 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    12/23/2012* Reg Cle W 1/1 4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0

    *DEN Totals 1-0 1/1 4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    12/9/2012* Reg @Cle L 1/0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    *KC Totals 0-1 1/0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    12/5/2010* Reg Cle L 1/1 4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/1 3 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    *MIA Totals 1-1 2/2 7 7 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/1 6 3 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

    Totals 1-0 1/1 6 3 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    11/13/2011* Reg @Cle W 1/1 5 3 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    10/21/2012 Reg Cle W 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

    *STL Totals 2-0 2/1 6 4 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    10/30/2011* Reg Cle W 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    *SF Totals 1-0 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0




    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    12/4/2011* Reg @Cle W 1/0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

    12/24/2011* Reg Cle W 1/1 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    9/27/2012* Reg Cle W 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    11/4/2012* Reg @Cle W 1/1 4 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

    9/15/2013* Reg Cle W 1/1 3 1 2 1.0 9 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

    11/3/2013* Reg @Cle L 1/1 4 2 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

    *BAL Totals 5-1 6/4 14 6 8 1.0 9.0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    10/19/2008* Reg Cle W 1/1 7 4 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    *WAS Totals 1-0 1/1 7 4 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    12/19/2004* Reg @Cle W 1/0 2 2 0 1.0 3 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 1 0

    12/6/2009* Reg @Cle W 1/1 4 2 2 1.0 10 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0

    10/28/2012* Reg @Cle L 1/1 6 2 4 0.5 1.5 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0

    10/5/2014# Reg Cle L 1/0 3 1 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

    *SD; #TEN Totals 2-2 4/2 15 7 8 2.5 14.5 0 0 0 4 2 1 0 3 1 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    10/23/2005* Reg @Cle W 1/1 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0 0 0 0

    9/26/2010# Reg Cle W 1/0 3 2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    12/26/2010# Reg @Cle W 1/1 5 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    12/4/2011# Reg @Cle W 1/0 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    *DET; #BAL Totals 4-0 4/2 12 9 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


    Date Rnd Opponent W/L GP/GS Tot Tack Asst Sack Yds Int Yds TD QBH TFL FF FR PD SpTk SpA

    12/20/2009* Reg Cle L 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0

    9/19/2010* Reg @Cle W 1/0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

    12/9/2012* Reg @Cle L 1/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    *KC Totals 1-2 3/0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1

    *Tackle totals are generated from NFL box scores

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    PAGE NOTE TWEET10 AFC Playoff Picture The @Colts can clinch the AFC South Division with a win vs. CLE and a HOU

    loss to JAX this weekend.Finishing Strong Since 2012, the @Colts are tied for the 2nd-best record in the month of

    December (8-2).Going the Distance #Colts QB-Andrew Luck has thrown the 2nd-most 30-plus-yd TD since ‘12.

    @TYHilton13 is tied for the 5th-most 30-plus-yd rec TDs since ‘12.Feed Moncrief WR @drm_12 posted the highest rec. avg. by a @Colts rookie and the 2nd-

    highest by a Colts player in a single game in Week 13 vs. WAS.Pair of Big Games #Colts TE @Coby and WR @drm_12 became the 3rd duo in team history to

    record 100 rec. yards and 2 rec. TDs in the same game.Newsome Among Rookies #Colts OLB @JNEW_11 ranks third among @nfl rookies with 4.5 sacks this

    season. NT @ZachKerr94 is tied for 5th with 3.0 sacks.11 Luck Airs it Out vs. Washington #Colts QB-Andrew Luck became the first quarterback in team history to throw

    for 2 TDs of 70-plus yards in a game.100-Tackle Duo ILBs @DQ52 and @JerrellFreeman are the fourth duo in the past four years

    to record 100 tackles apiece for the @Colts.Walden Career Year #Colts OLB @E_Ninety3 is leading the team with career highs of 5.0 sacks

    and 17 quarterback hits.12 Moving the Chains #Colts @DAllen83, @Coby and @TYHilton13 all rank in the top 5 in the @nfl

    in receiving first down percentage.Hilton Tops 1,000 Again #Colts WR @TYHilton13 became the third player in team history to record

    multiple 1,000-yard receiving seasons.Vinatieri Hitting Everything #Colts K @adamvinatieri is the only kicker in the @nfl to not miss a field goal

    yet in 2014.400-Yard Games The @Colts have posted nine games with 400-plus net yards of total offense

    in 2014, which is a franchise single-season record.Big Plays The @Colts lead the @nfl with 69 plays of 20-plus yards this season.Two-Minute Offense The @Colts have recorded 27 points on 17 drives beginning in the final 2 min.

    of either half in 2014, which ranks 3rd in the @nfl.No Return The @Colts have held opponents to a 4.0 punt return average in 2014, which

    ranks second in the @nfl.13 Record-Setting Pace #Colts QB-Andrew Luck has thrown for 4,011 yards this season, which is the

    3rd-highest total through 12 games since 1960.Luck Through Three #Colts QB-Andrew Luck has led the team to the most wins (30) in the first

    three seasons of a quarterback’s career in team history.300-Yard Streak #Colts QB-Andrew Luck threw for 300 yards in a franchise-record eight

    straight games from Weeks 3-11.Luck Finding the End Zone #Colts QB-Andrew Luck ranks 2nd in the @nfl w/ 34 TD passes, which is

    the second-most through 12 games in team history.Hilton’s Rankings #Colts WR @TYHilton13 ranks fifth in the @nfl in receiving yards & tied for

    fourth in receiving first downs.14 Hilton Off to a Fast Start #Colts WR @TYHilton13 ranks in the top 2 for the most catches, rec. yards

    & 100-yd games in the first 3 seasons of a career in team history.Adams Takeaways #Colts S @MDOTADAMS20 is tied for first in the @nfl this season with

    six takeaways (4 INT, 2 FR).



    Rk Team W L T Pct. PF PA Home Away Conf Div1 New England 9 3 0 .750 378 253 6-0 3-3 6-2 2-12 Denver 9 3 0 .750 361 276 6-0 3-3 7-1 4-03 Cincinnati 8 3 1 .708 260 247 4-1-1 4-2 5-3 2-14 COLTS 8 4 0 .667 382 283 5-2 3-2 6-3 4-05 San Diego 8 4 0 .667 279 249 5-1 3-3 6-3 2-26 Miami 7 5 0 .583 301 232 3-2 4-3 6-3 3-17 Kansas City 7 5 0 .583 277 224 4-2 3-3 5-4 1-38 Buffalo 7 5 0 .583 264 217 4-3 3-2 4-5 3-29 Baltimore 7 5 0 .583 328 242 4-2 3-3 3-5 2-310 Pittsburgh 7 5 0 .583 320 298 4-2 3-3 6-3 2-211 Cleveland 7 5 0 .583 252 245 4-2 3-3 4-5 2-212 Houston 6 6 0 .500 287 247 3-3 3-3 5-3 2-1The Colts currently lead the AFC South and hold the fourth seed in theconference with an 8-4 overall record. With a win against Cleveland this weekend and a Houston loss toJacksonville, Indianapolis would clinch the AFC South Divisionfor the second consecutive season.


    Since 2012, the Colts have recorded an 8-2 record in the month ofDecember, which is tied for the second-best mark in the NFL duringthat time span. Indianapolis has also posted a 5-0 record in Decem-ber games played at home, which is tied for the best record since2012.

    BEST WIN PCT. IN DECEMBER GAMES, SINCE 2012Team Record Winning Pct.Denver 9-1 .900COLTS 8-2 .800Carolina 8-2 .800Cincinnati 8-2 .800New England 8-2 .800San Francisco 8-2 .800Seattle 8-2 .800

    BEST WIN PCT. IN DECEMBER HOME GAMES, SINCE 2012Team Record Winning Pct.COLTS 5-0 1.000Carolina 5-0 1.000Minnesota 5-0 1.000San Francisco 5-0 1.000Seattle 5-1 .833


    Outside linebacker Jonathan Newsome ranks third among NFLrookies with 4.5 sacks this season, trailing only Aaron Donald (6.0)and Aaron Lynch (5.0). He is also the only rookie in 2014 to posttwo multiple-sack games. Nose tackle Zach Kerr also ranks in thetop five among rookies with 3.0 sacks this year. This marks thefirst time in franchise history that the Colts have had two rook-ies with 3.0-or-more sacks for the season.

    MOST SACKS, NFL ROOKIES, 2014Player Team SacksAaron Donald St. Louis 6.0Aaron Lynch San Francisco 5.0Jonathan Newsome COLTS 4.5Anthony Barr Minnesota 4.0Zach Kerr COLTS 3.0Avery Williamson Tennessee 3.0

    Newsome ranks tied for fifth in Colts history with Ellis Johnson forthe most sacks by a rookie in a single season. Newsome became the third rookie in franchise history to notch twomultiple-sack games and the first since Dwight Freeney in 2002.Freeney and Vernon Maxwell (1983) hold the team record for themost multi-sack games as a rookie with three apiece.In Week 9 at the New York Giants (11/3), Newsome recorded 2.0sacks and a forced fumble, and in Week 13 vs. Washington (11/30),he posted 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.


    Wide receiver Donte Moncrief registered three receptions for 134yards (44.7 avg.) and two touchdowns, including scores of 48 and79 yards, in the Colts’ Week 13 victory over Washington (11/30).Listed below are how those numbers rank in team history:• Ranks as the highest receiving average by a Colts rookie and thesecond-highest by any Colts player in a single game.• Tied for the second-most receiving touchdowns by a Colts rookiein a single game.• Tied for the fourth-most receiving yards by a Colts rookie in a sin-gle game.• His 79-yard touchdown ranks as the fourth-longest reception bya rookie in Colts history.• Became the third player in the NFL this season to record two re-ceiving touchdowns of 40-plus yards in a single game (Jordy Nelsonand Eddie Royal).• Recorded his second 100-yard receiving game of the season,which is tied for the third-most by a rookie in Colts history.


    Tight end Coby Fleener caught four passes for 127 yards and twotouchdowns, while wide receiver Donte Moncrief caught threepasses for 134 yards and two touchdowns in Week 13 vs. Wash-ington (11/30).Fleener and Moncrief became the third duo in Colts history torecord 100 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns inthe same game. The other two pairs accomplished the feat in 2004.Dallas Clark and Brandon Stokley did it against Houston on Nov.14, 2004, while Marvin Harrison and Reggie Wayne paired up atKansas City on Oct. 31, 2004.


    Quarterback Andrew Luck has thrown for the second-most 30-plus-yard touchdowns since 2012 (24), behind only Peyton Manningwith 25. During that same time span, wide receiver T.Y. Hilton hasposted 10 30-plus-yard receiving touchdowns, which ranks tied forfifth in the NFL.

    MOST 30-PLUS YARD PASSING TDs, SINCE 2012Player Team TDsPeyton Manning Denver 25Andrew Luck COLTS 24Drew Brees New Orleans 23Aaron Rodgers Green Bay 22Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh 19Matt Ryan Atlanta 19

    MOST 30-PLUS YARD REC TDs, SINCE 2012Player Team TDsDez Bryant Dallas 11Jamaal Charles Kansas City 11Josh Gordon Cleveland 11Demaryius Thomas Denver 11T.Y. Hilton COLTS 10DeSean Jackson Phi/Was 10Jordy Nelson Green Bay 10


    Tight end Coby Fleener caught four passes for 127 yards and twotouchdowns, including a 73-yard score, in Week 13 against Wash-ington (11/30). It was his third career 100-yard contest and secondthis season. He also posted his first career multiple-touchdowngame. On his first reception of the game, Fleener caught a 30-yardtouchdown to give the Colts a 7-3 lead and set a new single-seasoncareer-high with five touchdowns, adding his sixth in the third quar-ter.Fleener established a new career-long reception with his 73-yardtouchdown in the third quarter and became the first tight end withtouchdown catches of 70-plus yards and 30-plus yards in the samegame since 1972 (Rich Caster).


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    COLTS NOTESInside linebackers D’Qwell Jackson and Jerrell Freeman haveeach made over 100 tackles this season, marking the fourth straightseason (2011-14) that the Colts have had multiple players with 100-tackle seasons. This is the first season since 2011 that two Coltslinebackers have registered 100 tackles apiece.Jackson has topped the century mark seven times in his career, in-cluding the last four years (2011-14). Freeman has recorded 100tackles in all three seasons he’s been with the team (2012-14).

    100-TACKLE DUOQuarterback Andrew Luck completed 19-of-27 passes for 370yards, a career-high five touchdowns and a 137.0 passer rating inthe Colts’ 49-27 Week 13 victory over the Washington Redskins(11/30). Below are some of the highlights from his career day:• Became the fifth quarterback since 1970 to record 30 victories inthe first three seasons of a career. • Established a career-high with five touchdown passes and threwfor over four touchdown passes for the sixth time in his career. Hisfive touchdown passes tied for the third-most in a single game inteam history.• Became the first quarterback in franchise history to throw for twotouchdowns of 70-plus yards in a single game.• Joined Johnny Unitas (one) and Peyton Manning (six) as the onlyquarterbacks in franchise history to throw for 30-plus touchdownsin a single season.• Became the third-fastest player to reach 12,000 career passingyards in NFL history and tied Carson Palmer (78) for the fourth-mostpassing touchdowns in the first three seasons of a quarterback’scareer in NFL history.• Set a career-long with a 79-yard pass to Donte Moncrief, whichwent for his fifth touchdown. On the play, Luck reached 4,000 pass-ing yards this season and joined Peyton Manning and Dan Marinoas the only players to pass for 4,000 yards in two of their first threeNFL seasons. • Posted his 10th 300-yard passing game this season, which set asingle-season franchise record (Peyton Manning, nine in 2004).• With 19 completions, passed Andy Dalton (992) for the second-most completions in the first three seasons of a quarterback’s ca-reer in NFL history.• Finished with four touchdown passes of 30-plus yards and becameonly the second player in the last 10 years to accomplish the feat ina single game (Matt Flynn vs. Detroit 1/1/12).• Posted his second game of the season with three-or-more passingtouchdowns of 20-plus yards, which leads the NFL.• Became one-of-four players in NFL history to throw five-or-moretouchdown passes in one game, including two of 70 yards or longer,joining Charley Johnson (Cardinals vs. Cowboys, 1962), Joe Na-math (Jets vs. Colts, 1972) and Joe Ferguson (Bills vs. Jets, 1979).


    Outside linebacker Shaun Phillips was claimed by the Colts offwaivers (Tennessee) on November 26, 2014. As an 11-year NFLveteran, he ranks 13th among active players in sacks with 81.5 forhis career. Phillips spent the first nine seasons of his career withSan Diego (2004-2012), followed by Denver (2013) and Tennessee(2014).

    MOST CAREER SACKS, ACTIVE NFL PLAYERSRk Player Team Sacks1 John Abraham Arizona 133.52 Jared Allen Chicago 133.03 DeMarcus Ware Denver 127.04 Julius Peppers Green Bay 123.55 Robert Mathis COLTS 111.06 Dwight Freeney San Diego 110.07 Terrell Suggs Baltimore 101.58 Mario Williams Buffalo 88.59 Justin Smith San Francisco 87.010 Trent Cole Philadelphia 85.511 Elvis Dumervil Baltimore 85.512 Osi Umenyiora Atlanta 85.013 Shaun Phillips COLTS 81.5


    CLIMBING THE UNDRAFTED CHARTSInside linebacker Jerrell Freeman has 9.0 career sacks, which ranksthird among Colts undrafted players, since 1982. Freeman has alsorecorded eight forced fumbles, which ranks first among undraftedColts, since 1994.MOST CAREER SACKS BY UNDRAFTED COLTS, SINCE 1982Rank Player Sacks Years with Colts1 Tony Siragusa 16.5 1990-1996 (7)2 Bernard Whittington 11.0 1994-2000 (7)3 Jerrell Freeman 9.0 2012-2014 (3)4 Larry Chester 6.5 1998-2000 (3)5t Eric Foster 6.0 2008-2011 (4)5t Josh Thomas 6.0 2004-2009 (6)UNDRAFTED COLTS WITH 2.0-OR-MORE SACKS IN A GAME

    Player Sacks DateJerrell Freeman 2.0 9/15/13 vs. MIAEric Foster 2.0 12/17/09 at JAXTony Siragusa 2.0 12/4/94 at SEAScott Virkus 2.0 9/22/85 vs. DET


    Rank Player FF Years with Colts1 Jerrell Freeman 8 2012-2014 (3)2 Tony Siragusa 5 1990-1996 (7)3 Gary Brackett 4 2003-2011 (9)4t Jacob Lacey 3 2009-2011 (3)4t Bernard Whittington 3 1994-2000 (7)

    Outside linebacker Erik Walden is leading the Colts this seasonwith career highs of 5.0 sacks, 17 quarterback hits and ranks sec-ond with eight tackles for loss.In Week 13 against Washington (11/30), he finished with 2.0 sacksand a forced fumble, recording his third career multiple-sack gameand his first since Nov. 18, 2012 at Detroit (2.0). His first sack of thegame came with 55 seconds remaining in the third quarter andstalled a Redskins two-minute drive. Walden then contributed witha sack-forced fumble in the third quarter on a Washington fourthdown attempt. The ball was recovered by inside linebacker D’QwellJackson and returned 35 yards for a touchdown.

    WALDEN’S YEARLY STATS, SINCE 2010Year Team Sacks QBH TFL2014 COLTS 5.0 17 82013 COLTS 3.0 9 52012 Green Bay 3.0 14 32011 Green Bay 3.0 15 62010 MIA/GB 3.0 3 3




    The Colts lead the NFL with 69 plays of 20-plus yards this season.Sixteen of those 69 plays have scored touchdowns, which alsoranks first league-wide.

    MOST PLAYS OF 20-PLUS YARDS, 2014Team Runs Passes TotalCOLTS 7 62 69Philadelphia 9 51 60Denver 9 49 58Cleveland 8 48 56


    The Colts recorded seven straight games with 400-plus yards oftotal offense from Week 3 at Jacksonville to Week 9 at New YorkGiants. The team has posted nine overall for the season, whichis the most in a single season in franchise history, surpassingthe previous record of eight games of 400-plus yards in 2004. TheColts’ nine such games also rank first in the NFL in 2014.


    Season Games2014 92004 81976 62000 62010 62012 6

    400-YARD GAMES

    Tight end Coby Fleener caught seven-of-seven targets for 144yards in Week 11 against New England (11/16). His receivingyardage total is tied for the third-highest single-game total in Coltshistory by a tight end.


    Player Dates Rec. YdsDallas Clark 09/21/09 183Ken Dilger 09/08/96 156Coby Fleener 11/16/14 144John Mackey 12/08/63 144John Mackey 09/18/66 143


    In Week 11 against New England (11/16), tackle eligible offensivelineman Anthony Castonzo caught his first career pass and touch-down in the fourth quarter. It was the first touchdown from a Coltsoffensive lineman dating back to Dec. 28, 2008 when JameyRichard recovered a fumble for a touchdown against the TennesseeTitans. The score marked the second receiving touchdown by an offensivelineman in team history, as William Schultz also notched a receivingtouchdown on Oct. 18, 1992 against the San Diego Chargers. Cas-tonzo is currently the only offensive lineman across the NFL to scorea touchdown this season.


    Kicker Adam Vinatieri has been successful on every field goal andextra point attempt this season, converting 25 field goals and 43PATs. He is the only kicker in the NFL this season to not miss a fieldgoal yet.

    VINATIERI’S HIGHEST SINGLE-SEASON FG PCT. Season FGM-FGA FG Pct.2014 25-25 100.02004 31-33 93.92010 26-28 92.92002 27-30 90.02006 25-28 89.3


    The Colts have held opponents to a 4.0 punt return average thisseason on 24 total punt returns. That average ranks second in theNFL this season, trailing only the New Orleans Saints who are hold-ing opponents to a 3.5-yard punt return average. The Colts’ 4.0 av-erage would rank as the third-lowest single-season mark in teamhistory since 1960.

    LOWEST OPP. PUNT RETURN AVG., 2014Team Returns Yards Avg.New Orleans 16 56 3.5COLTS 24 95 4.0Cincinnati 22 114 5.2Green Bay 18 102 5.7St. Louis 20 128 6.4


    Season Returns Yards Avg.1968 19 62 3.31960 15 54 3.62014 24 95 4.01966 30 130 4.31969 35 182 5.2


    The Colts have recorded 27 points on 17 total drives beginning inthe final two minutes of either half in 2014, which ranks third in theNFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers lead the league in the category, scor-ing 56 points on 21 total drives.

    MOST POINTS SCORED ON DRIVES BEGINNING IN FINALTWO MINUTES OF HALF OR GAME, 2014Team Possessions PointsPittsburgh 21 56Denver 18 29COLTS 17 27Detroit 16 23Minnesota 15 23


    Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton reached 1,000 receiving yards for the sea-son in the Colts’ Week 12 victory over Jacksonville (11/23), as hecaught four passes for 122 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown.Hilton is only the third player in franchise history to post multiple ca-reer 1,000-yard receiving seasons, joining Marvin Harrison andReggie Wayne, who have each recorded eight such seasons.MOST 1,000-YARD RECEIVING SEASONS, COLTS HISTORY

    Player Years SeasonsMarvin Harrison 1996-2008 8Reggie Wayne 2001-2014 8T.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 2Six players 1


    Tight end Dwayne Allen is tied for the NFL lead in first down re-ceiving percentage, as 22 of his 26 receptions (84.6%) have gonefor first downs. Tight end Coby Fleener and wide receiver T.Y.Hilton also rank in the top five in the league with 80.0 and 79.4 per-centages, respectively.

    HIGHEST RECEIVING FIRST DOWN PERCENTAGE, 2014Player Team Rec. FD Rec. FD %Dwayne Allen COLTS 22 84.6Andre Roberts Washington 25 83.3Coby Fleener COLTS 28 80.0Terrance Williams Dallas 24 80.0T.Y. Hilton COLTS 54 79.4Zach Ertz Philadelphia 27 79.4


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    Andrew Luck has led the Colts to the most wins (30) in the firstthree seasons of a quarterback’s career in Colts history. He alsoranks among the best in franchise history in passing yards, touch-downs and 300-yard passing games through as many seasons.

    MOST WINS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons WinsAndrew Luck 2012-2014 30Peyton Manning 1998-2000 26Johnny Unitas 1956-1958 18

    MOST PASSING YDS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons Passing YdsPeyton Manning 1998-2000 12,287Andrew Luck 2012-2014 12,207Jeff George 1990-1992 7,025

    MOST PASSING TDS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons Passing TDsPeyton Manning 1998-2000 85Andrew Luck 2012-2014 80Johnny Unitas 1956-1958 52


    Player Seasons GamesAndrew Luck 2012-2014 19Peyton Manning 1998-2000 11Jeff George 1990-1992 5


    Andrew Luck currently ranks second in the NFL with 34 passingtouchdowns this season, which is the second-most passing touch-downs through the first 12 games of a season in Colts history.

    MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS BY A COLTS PLAYERTHROUGH FIRST 12 GAMES OF A SEASONPlayer Year Passing TDPeyton Manning 2004 44Andrew Luck 2014 34Peyton Manning 2000 26

    MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS BY A COLTS PLAYERTHROUGH FIRST 13 GAMES OF A SEASONPlayer Year Passing TDPeyton Manning 2004 46Andrew Luck 2014 34*Peyton Manning 2009 29

    Through 12 games*Luck is also leading the league in passing yards and ranks fourthin completions.

    MOST PASSING YARDS, 2014Player Team Passing YardsAndrew Luck COLTS 4,011Drew Brees New Orleans 3,748Peyton Manning Denver 3,737

    MOST COMPLETIONS, 2014Player Team CompletionsDrew Brees New Orleans 344Peyton Manning Denver 318Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh 314Andrew Luck COLTS 313

    MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS, 2014Player Team TouchdownsPeyton Manning Denver 36Andrew Luck COLTS 34Aaron Rodgers Green Bay 32


    Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton ranks fifth in the NFL in receiving yardsand tied for 11th in receptions. He also ranks tied for fourth in re-ceiving first downs, as 54 of his 68 receptions have been for firstdowns (79.4%).

    MOST RECEIVING YARDS, 2014Player Team Rec. YardsAntonio Brown Pittsburgh 1,258Demaryius Thomas Denver 1,255Julio Jones Atlanta 1,169Emmanuel Sanders Denver 1,152T.Y. Hilton COLTS 1,145

    MOST RECEIVING FIRST DOWNS, 2014Player Team Rec. FDAntonio Brown Pittsburgh 65Julio Jones Atlanta 57Emmanuel Sanders Denver 57T.Y. Hilton COLTS 54Demaryius Thomas Denver 54


    Andrew Luck threw for 300 yards in eight consecutive games fromWeeks 3-11. That is a franchise record, surpassing Peyton Manningwho held a five-game streak in 2009. The NFL record for the mostconsecutive 300-yard passing games is nine, set by Saints quar-terback Drew Brees twice from 2011-12 and 2012-13.


    Player Streak DatesAndrew Luck 8 9/21/14-11/16/14Peyton Manning 5 9/13/09-10/11/09Peyton Manning 3 11/1/09-11/15/09Peyton Manning 3 10/22/06-11/5/06Johnny Unitas 3 12/1/63-12/15/63MOST CONSECUTIVE 300-YARD PASSING GAMES,

    NFL HISTORYPlayer Team Streak DatesDrew Brees New Orleans 9 11/29/12-9/30/13Drew Brees New Orleans 9 11/13/11-9/16/12Andrew Luck COLTS 8 9/21/14-11/16/14Peyton Manning Denver 7 12/23/12-10/6/13


    Andrew Luck has thrown for 4,011 passing yards this season,which is the third-highest total through a team’s first 12 games of aseason, since 1960. Peyton Manning holds the record with Denverin 2013 with 4,125 yards through the air.MOST PASSING YARDS IN FIRST 12 GAMES OF A SEASON,

    SINCE 1960Player Team Year Passing YdsPeyton Manning Denver 2013 4,125Drew Breees New Orleans 2011 4,031Andrew Luck COLTS 2014 4,011Tom Brady New England 2011 3,916Rich Gannon Oakland 2002 3,877




    Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton has posted some of the best receivingnumbers in Colts history through his first three seasons. He alreadyholds the records for the most receptions, receiving yards and 100-yard receiving games through three seasons and ranks second inreceiving touchdowns.MOST RECEPTIONS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORY

    Player Seasons ReceptionsT.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 200Marvin Harrison 1996-1998 196Austin Collie 2009-2011 172

    MOST REC. YARDS IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons Rec. YardsT.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 3,089Bill Brooks 1986-1988 2,720Marvin Harrison 1996-1998 2,478

    MOST REC. TDs IN FIRST 3 SEASONS, COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons Rec. TDsMarvin Harrison 1996-1998 21T.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 17Austin Collie 2009-2011 16John Mackey 1963-1965 16MOST 100-YD REC. GAMES IN FIRST 3 SEASONS,

    COLTS HISTORYPlayer Seasons GamesT.Y. Hilton 2012-2014 15Bill Brooks 1986-1988 5Reggie Wayne 2001-2003 5


    Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton recorded his second 200-yard receivingperformance of his career in Week 6 at Houston (10/9), posting 223yards, two shy of a franchise record. He totaled his first 200-yardperformance in an AFC Wild Card matchup against Kansas City onJan. 4, 2014.Hilton’s second 200-yard receiving performance came in his 40thcareer game (regular season & postseason). Of the five other play-ers who have recorded a 200-yard receiving game in the regularseason and postseason, Hilton did it in the fewest amount of gamesplayed. Reggie Wayne accomplished the feat in his 169th career game. TheColts are the only team in NFL history with two players who haveregistered at least one 200-yard receiving game in the regular sea-son and postseason.


    Player Team GamesT.Y. Hilton COLTS 40Demaryius Thomas Denver 63Jerry Rice San Francisco 66Steve Smith Sr. Carolina 69Calvin Johnson Detroit 77Reggie Wayne COLTS 169


    In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), rookie wide receiver Donte Mon-crief posted career highs of seven receptions and 113 receivingyards, while scoring his first career touchdown. He contributed witha 52-yard reception in the second quarter, which established hissingle-game career-high and was then the longest completion forAndrew Luck this season. T.Y. Hilton also recorded a 100-yardgame, as the Colts registered their second game of the season and42nd in franchise history with two 100-yard receivers.With Moncrief’s performance, the Colts have now had a rookiewith a 100-yard receiving game in three straight seasons. Hiltonnotched five such games in 2012 and Da’Rick Rogers posted a sin-gle 100-yard performance in 2013.


    Safety Mike Adams is tied for first in the NFL this season with sixtakeaways. He has recorded four interceptions and two fumble re-coveries on the year. Perrish Cox, Tashaun Gipson and J.J. Wattare also tied for the most takeaways in 2014 with six apiece.

    MOST TAKEAWAYS, 2014Player Team INT FR TakeawaysMike Adams COLTS 4 2 6Perrish Cox San Francisco 4 2 6Tashaun Gipson Cleveland 6 0 6J.J. Watt Houston 1 5 6

    Now in his 11th year, Adams has recorded a pair of multiple-inter-ception games in a single season for the first time in his career andis the only NFL player with two such games in 2014. No other playerthis year has recorded more than one multiple-interception game.Adams also ranks tied for first among NFL safeties with 10 passesdefensed this season.

    MOST PASSES DEFENSED AMONG SAFETIES, 2014Player Team PDMike Adams COLTS 10Malcolm Jenkins Philadelphia 10George Iloka Cincinnati 9Reggie Nelson Cincinnati 9


    Tight end Dwayne Allen currently ranks fifth in the NFL and fourthin the AFC in receiving touchdowns among tight ends. His seventouchdowns are a career-high, surpassing his previous season-highof three from 2012 as a rookie. His touchdown total is also the high-est by a Colts tight end since Dallas Clark in 2009 (10). Below arethis year’s rankings among tight ends:


    Player Team Rec. TDsJulius Thomas Denver 12Antonio Gates San Diego 9Jimmy Graham New Orleans 9Rob Gronkowski New England 9Dwayne Allen COLTS 7


    Player Season Rec. TDsDallas Clark 2007 11Dallas Clark 2009 10John Mackey 1966 9Marcus Pollard 2001 8Dwayne Allen 2014 7John Mackey 1963 7John Mackey 1965 7


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    In a 27-0 Week 7 victory against Cincinnati (10/19), the Colts rackedup 506 total net yards compared to 135 net yards from the Bengals.The 371 net yard differential was the second-highest single-game mark in franchise history. The team record is 418 yards,which was set against Atlanta on November 12, 1967.Indianapolis posted its first shutout since December 28, 2008against Tennessee (23-0). Cincinnati’s 135 net yards marks the low-est total for a Colts opponent since that game as well.The Colts forced the Bengals to go three-and-out 10 times, includ-ing each of its first eight possessions of the game. That was thelongest streak of three-and-outs since the Raiders went three-and-out on nine straight possessions in a 7-6 win over theChargers in 1998. The last team to hold its opponent without a firstdown in each of its first eight offensive possessions was Jack-sonville in its game against Baltimore on October 24, 2011 (first ninepossessions).


    The Indianapolis Colts won their 500th game as a franchise, includ-ing regular season and postseason, in a 27-0 Week 7 victory overCincinnati (10/19). They are the 12th team in NFL history to record500 total wins but only the second team in the AFC (Pittsburgh).Colts all-time regular season record: 483-424-7 (.532)Colts all-time postseason record: 20-22-0 (.476)Colts all-time overall record: 503-446-7 (.530)Listed below are milestone wins in Colts history:

    MILESTONE VICTORIES IN COLTS HISTORYPlayer Opponent ScoreBALTIMORE COLTS (1953-1983)First win 9/27/53 vs. Chicago 13-9First postseason win 12/28/58 @ N.Y. Giants 23-17 OT100th overall win 11/6/66 vs. Washington 37-10First Super Bowl win 1/17/71 vs. Dallas 16-13200th overall win 10/30/77 vs. Pittsburgh 31-21INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (1984-2014)First win in Indy 9/9/84 @ Houston 35-21300th overall win 10/8/95 @ Miami 27-24 OTFirst postseason win in Indy 12/31/95 @ San Diego 35-20400th overall win 11/28/05 vs. Pittsburgh 26-7First Super Bowl win in Indy 2/4/07 vs. Chicago 29-17500th overall win 10/19/14 vs. Cincinnati 27-0

    500 CLUB

    The Colts ranks second in the NFL in time of possession, averaging32:57 per game. In Week 4 against Tennessee (9/28), the Coltsheld the ball for 42:21, which ranks as the third-highest single-gametotal in franchise history. Since 1984, the Colts’ 32:57 averagewould set a franchise record.

    COLTS RANKINGS IN TIME OF POSSESSION, 2014Category Stat NFL RankTime of Possession 32:57 25-min. Drives 21 3t10-play Drives 23 11tHIGHEST SINGLE-GAME TIME OF POSSESSION,

    COLTS HISTORYDate Opponent Time of Poss.12/1/96 vs. Buffalo 45:3911/24/02 at Denver 43:459/28/14 vs. Tennessee 42:21


    The Colts rank second in the NFL in third down percentage allowed,as opponents have converted 49-of-144 third downs for a 34.0 per-centage. From Weeks 4 to 7, the Colts only allowed one third downconversion in each of the four games. That is the longest suchstreak by any team in the NFL since 1970. The Colts defensehad 15 consecutive third down stops from the second quarter ofWeek 6 at Houston to the fourth quarter of Week 7 against Cincin-nati.


    Team Conv.-Att. PercentageBuffalo 55-165 33.3COLTS 49-144 34.0Denver 59-167 35.3Pittsburgh 50-139 36.0Cleveland 65-180 36.1


    The Colts rank first in the NFL in opponent average starting fieldposition, as opponents have an average starting point of the 24.1-yard line. Below are the rankings across the NFL:

    OPPONENT AVERAGE STARTING FIELD POSITIONTeam Opp. Possessions Avg. StartCOLTS 148 24.1St. Louis 136 24.8New Orleans 126 25.4Detroit 139 25.5Seattle 127 25.5

    WINNING FIELD POSITIONCornerback Vontae Davis ranks second in the NFL in passes de-fensed this season with 18. He has already surpassed his single-season career-high of 12, which he set in 2010 with Miami and 2013with the Colts. In Week 7 against Cincinnati (10/19), Davis set asingle-game career-high with four passes defensed, which also tiesan NFL single-game high in 2014. Since 2013, Davis ranks tied forfourth in the NFL with 30 passes defensed. Below is a look at howhe ranks across the league:

    MOST PASSES DEFENSED, 2014Player Team PDBradley Fletcher Philadelphia 20Vontae Davis COLTS 18Six players 14


    The Colts are currently tied for fourth in the NFL in opponent fumblerecoveries with 11. Inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson leads theteam with three recoveries this year. Houston (13), Jacksonville (12)and Philadelphia (12) are the only teams with more opponent fum-ble recoveries this season.

    MOST OPPONENT FUMBLE RECOVERIES, 2014Team Opp. FRHouston 13Jacksonville 12Philadelphia 12COLTS 11St. Louis 11




    In Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28), Reggie Wayne totaled 119 receiv-ing yards and T.Y. Hilton added 105 yards. Indianapolis finishedwith two 100-yard receivers in the same game for the 41st time infranchise history and the first time since Nov. 4, 2012 against Miami(Donnie Avery, 108 and Hilton, 102).In Week 8 at Pittsburgh (10/26), Hilton (155) and Donte Moncrief(113) posted 100-yard receiving games, giving the Colts their 42ndgame in franchise history with multiple 100-yard receivers.

    100-YARD DUO

    Indianapolis is the only team in the NFL with eight players with 20-or-more catches on the season. Atlanta, New Orleans, Philadelphiaand St. Louis rank second with seven players with 20-or-more re-ceptions this season.



    The Colts offense and special teams units rank in the top 10 in sev-eral categories so far this season. Below is a look at how the teamranks in the AFC and NFL:

    COLTS OFFENSE & SPECIAL TEAMS RANKINGS, 2014Category Stat AFC Rank NFL RankPoints/Game 31.8 1 1Net Yards/Game 438.3 1 1Passing Yards/Game 326.3 1 1First Downs/Game 24.5 2 3Avg. Time of Possession 32:57 2 2Sacked/Pass Attempt 4.24% 6 8Gross Punt Average 47.4 2 3Net Punt Average 44.4 1 1Field Goal Percentage 100.0% 1 1


    Wide receiver Reggie Wayne played in his 200th career regularseason game in Week 4 vs. Tennessee (9/28) and became only thethird player in franchise history to compete in as many games. Henow ranks second, as Peyton Manning (208) is the only player toplay in more games in a Colts uniform.MOST REGULAR SEASON GAMES PLAYED, COLTS HISTORY

    Player Years Games PlayedPeyton Manning 1998-2010 208Reggie Wayne 2001-2014 207Johnny Unitas 1956-1972 206


    From Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21) to Week 4 vs. Tennessee(9/28), the Colts posted back-to-back 40-plus point games for thefirst time since 2004 when the feat was accomplished on four con-secutive occasions (Nov. 14 – Dec. 5).Also in those two games, Indianapolis combined to record 1,027net yards (529 at Jacksonville and 498 vs. Tennessee), which isthe most for the team in back-to-back games in franchise his-tory.


    Reggie Wayne caught seven passes for 119 yards and a touch-down in the Colts' Week 4 victory over the Titans. Baltimore widereceiver Steve Smith caught seven passes for 139 yards and twotouchdowns last week against the Panthers. It was only the secondday in NFL history on which two players age 35-or-older both gainedat least 100 receiving yards and caught a touchdown pass. On thefirst Sunday of the 2005 season, Jimmy Smith of the Jaguars(seven catches for 130 yards and two touchdowns) and KeenanMcCardell of the Chargers (nine receptions for 123 yards and twotouchdowns) also did so.


    In the season opener at Denver (9/7), wide receiver Reggie Wayneplayed in his first game since suffering an injury in Week 7 againstDenver in 2013. He finished with a game-high nine receptions for98 yards. His reception total tied for the third-most he’s ever postedin a Week 1 contest.Wayne also ranked second in the AFC and tied for third in the NFLin receptions after Week 1. Only TE-Dennis Pitta and WR-PierreGarcon (10) totaled more catches on Kickoff Weekend.


    Return specialist Josh Cribbs was signed by the Colts as a freeagent on Nov. 18, 2014. In his first game with the team against Jack-sonville in Week 12, he returned five punts for 48 yards (9.6 avg.)and two kickoffs for 64 yards (32.0 avg.).His 48 punt return yards are the most by a Colts player in a singlegame this season and his 32.0 kickoff return average is also a Coltssingle-game season-high. Cribbs posted 169 combined return yardsthe following week against Washington (11/30), which is the highestsingle-game total for a Colts player this year.Below are Cribbs’ career rankings in the return game across theNFL since 1941:

    MOST CAREER KICKOFF RETURNS, NFL, SINCE 1941Player Years KO ReturnsBrian Mitchell 1990-2003 607Allen Rossum 1998-2009 514Dante Hall 2000-2008 426Mel Gray 1986-1997 421Josh Cribbs 2005-2014 414

    MOST CAREER KICKOFF RETURN YARDS, NFL, SINCE 1941Player Years KO Return YdsBrian Mitchell 1990-2003 14,014Allen Rossum 1998-2009 11,947Josh Cribbs 2005-2014 10,725


    Player Years KO Return TDsJosh Cribbs 2005-2014 8Leon Washington 2006-2014 8Five players 6


    Player Years Comb. YdsBrian Mitchell 1990-2003 19,013Allen Rossum 1998-2009 15,003Josh Cribbs 2005-2014 13,036MOST CAREER COMBINED KICKOFF/PUNT RETURN

    TOUCHDOWNS, NFL, SINCE 1941Player Years Comb. TDsDevin Hester 2006-2014 19Brian Mitchell 1990-2003 13Dante Hall 2000-2008 12Eric Metcalf 1989-2002 12Josh Cribbs 2005-2014 11


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    The Colts have the longest tenured kicker/punter combination in theNFL as Adam Vinatieri and Pat McAfee have played the past sixseasons (2009-2014) together. Two teams have had the samekicker and punter for the past five seasons (2010-14): Cincinnatiand Green Bay.LONGEST TENURED KICKER/PUNTER TANDEMS IN THE NFLTeam Kicker Punter Years TogetherCOLTS Adam Vinatieri Pat McAfee 6Cincinnati Mike Nugent Kevin Huber 5Green Bay Mason Crosby Tim Masthay 5


    Kicker Adam Vinatieri is currently in third place in the NFL with 118points this season. Vinatieri has converted 25-of-25 field goals andall 43 extra point attempts. He has made his last 31 consecutivefield goals, dating back to Dec. 22, 2013, and his past 189 PATs.

    MOST POINTS SCORED, 2014Player Team PointsCody Parkey Philadelphia 123Stephen Gostkowski New England 120Adam Vinatieri COLTS 118Steven Hauschka Seattle 110


    Under Head Coach Chuck Pagano (2012-14), the Colts haverecorded a 13-1 record in regular season games immediately fol-lowing a loss. The team averages 27.6 points scored and 17.4points allowed in those 14 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 (3-1)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, 23-3


    Punter Pat McAfee currently ranks first in the NFL in net puntingaverage (44.4), first in kickoff touchbacks (63) and third in grosspunting average (47.4). McAfee set a franchise single-game recordand tied for the third-most in NFL history with eight kickoff touch-backs in Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21). Below is a look at the rank-ings:

    HIGHEST NET PUNTING AVERAGE IN THE NFL, 2014Player Team Net Avg.Pat McAfee COLTS 44.4Kevin Huber Cincinnati 44.1Thomas Morstead New Orleans 43.4

    MOST KICKOFF TOUCHBACKS IN THE NFL, 2014Player Team TouchbacksPat McAfee COLTS 63Justin Tucker Baltimore 50Brandon McManus Denver 48


    Punter Pat McAfee was named the AFC Special Teams Player ofthe Month for September. It marked the first time he had earnedthe award in his career.Through the first month of the season, McAfee led the NFL in netpunting average (45.6) and ranked third in gross punting average(49.6). He posted a league-high 24 touchbacks on kickoffs and con-verted two onside kicks. No other team in the NFL had been suc-cessful on a single onside kick in 2014. McAfee also served as theholder for kicker Adam Vinatieri, who converted 8-of-8 field goalsand 16-of-16 extra points for 40 total points, which tied for the NFLlead.In Week 2 against Philadelphia (9/15), McAfee registered four puntsfor a 55.3 average, which marked the second-best single-game av-erage of his career. In Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21), he set a fran-chise single-game record with eight kickoff touchbacks and addedseven kickoff touchbacks the following week against Tennessee(9/28).McAfee also earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week hon-ors for Week 6, marking the first time he had earned the award.In the Colts’ 33-28 victory over the Houston Texans, McAfee recov-ered his own onside kick, which led to a touchdown. It marked thethird consecutive onside kick recovery of the season for Indianapo-lis. The rest of the NFL was a combined 1-of-13 (7.7%) on onsidekicks at the time this season. McAfee contributed with four puntsfor 159 yards in the game, pinning three of them inside the 20-yardline. He also added six touchbacks on kickoffs.


    The Colts have converted an NFL-high 3-of-3 onside kicks this sea-son. Jacksonville and the New York Giants are the only other teamsin the league that have been successful on a single onside kickoff,as the rest of the NFL is a combined 2-of-37 (5.4%).The last time the Colts were able to convert three onside kicks inthe same season was in 1997. Prior to this year, the team’s last suc-cessful onside kick came in Week 17 of the 2008 season againstTennessee (12/28).

    SUCCESSFUL ONSIDE KICKSAdam Vinatieri has hit 31 consecutive field goals, dating back tolast season. The streak is currently the second-longest in Colts his-tory and is Vinatieri’s personal-best for his 19-year career. Below isa list of the most consecutive successful field goals in Colts history:


    42 Mike Vanderjagt, G15-16, 2002/G1, 200431 Adam Vinatieri, G14-16, 2013/G1-11, 201428 Mike Vanderjagt, G7-16, 1999/G1-200017 Adam Vinatieri, G6-16, 201016 Mike Vanderjagt, G2-11, 200016 Mike Vanderjagt, G6-15, 200515 Adam Vinatieri, G1-2, 6-8, 2006




    The Colts have had at least one rookie undrafted free agent makethe team’s Week 1 53-man roster for the past 16 seasons. That iscurrently the longest active streak in the NFL, followed by KansasCity with 12 straight seasons.Five undrafted free agents made the Colts Week 1 roster in 2014:center Jonotthan Harrison, defensive tackle Zach Kerr, insidelinebacker Henoc Muamba, cornerback Loucheiz Purifoy andrunning back Zurlon Tipton.


    Player TeamCOLTS 16Kansas City 12Denver 11Baltimore 11New England 11


    The Colts have won their last 11 consecutive games against AFCSouth opponents after going 6-0 against the division last season.That is currently the longest division game winning streak in theNFL. The Colts record for the most consecutive games won againstthe AFC South is 12, which was set from 11/14/04-10/8/06.

    LONGEST ACTIVE DIVISION GAME WINNING STREAKSTeam Division StreakCOLTS AFC South 11Atlanta NFC South 4Denver AFC West 4Green Bay NFC North 4Philadelphia NFC East 4


    The Colts played 32 games without consecutive losses from9/16/12 - 9/7/14, which is tied for the third-longest streak in fran-chise history. Under Head Coach Chuck Pagano (2012-14), theColts went 33 games without losing two in a row from 9/9/12 -9/7/14, which is the second-longest streak for a Colts head coach.Pagano holds the longest such streak in franchise history to start acareer, surpassing Don McCafferty who began his tenure with theColts by recording 28 straight games without consecutive losses.MOST GAMES PLAYED WITHOUT CONSECUTIVE LOSSES,

    COLTS HISTORYGames Start End Coach(es)40 10/5/69 12/19/71 D. Shula/D. McCafferty34 10/26/75 11/27/77 Ted Marchibroda32 9/16/12 9/7/14 Chuck Pagano32 11/10/63 12/5/65 Don Shula32 12/4/66 9/21/69 Don Shula30 11/10/02 10/24/04 Tony Dungy


    Games Coach (*Start of Career) Start End34 Ted Marchibroda 10/26/75 11/27/7733 Chuck Pagano* 9/9/12 9/7/1432 Don Shula 11/10/63 12/5/6532 Don Shula 12/4/66 9/21/6930 Tony Dungy 11/10/02 10/24/0428 Don McCafferty* 9/20/70 12/19/71


    Since the AFC South was formed prior to the 2002 regular season,the Colts have won eight division titles. Over that time span, only NewEngland (10) has won more division titles. Only seven teams havewon their division five-or-more times since 2002:

    MOST DIVISION TITLES SINCE 2002Team Division TitlesNew England AFC East 10Indianapolis AFC South 8Green Bay NFC North 7Philadelphia NFC East 6Seattle NFC West 6San Diego AFC West 5Pittsburgh AFC North 5


    Head Coach Chuck Pagano led the Colts to 11 victories in 2013 forthe second consecutive year. He became the first head coach in teamhistory and the eighth in NFL history to start his career with back-to-back 11-win seasons.


    Head Coach Team SeasonsChuck Pagano COLTS 2012-13Jim Harbaugh 49ers 2011-12Dave Wannstedt Dolphins 2000-01Steve Mariucci 49ers 1997-98Barry Switzer Cowboys 1994-95George Seifert 49ers 1989-90Roy Andrews Giants 1929-30Guy Chamberlin Yellow Jackets 1925-26


    With a 23-7 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 16 in 2013,the Colts notched their 13th 10-or-more win season in the past 15years, which is the most of any NFL team since 1999. The Coltshave posted a 169-82 (.673) record since 1999, which ranks secondbehind the Patriots.

    OVERALL TEAM RECORDS, SINCE 1999Team W-L-T Pct. 10-win SeasonsNew England 180-72 .714 12COLTS 170-82 .675 12Green Bay 156-95-1 .621 9Pittsburgh 156-95-1 .621 8Philadelphia 149-102-1 .593 9


    The Colts have closed out games strong under Head Coach ChuckPagano (2012-14), posting a league-leading 17-4 (.810) record ingames decided by one possession-or-less during that span. In2013, the team posted a 6-1 record. The Colts won nine consecu-tive one-possession games from Week 5 of the 2012 campaign toWeek 1 of 2013.

    BEST WIN PCT. IN ONE-POSSESSION GAMES, SINCE 2012Team Record Winning Pct.COLTS 17-4 .810San Francisco 12-5-1 .694Cincinnati 13-7-1 .643Denver 10-6 .625Arizona 11-7 .611

    COLTS ONE-POSSESSION GAMES, 2014 (2-2)Game Margin ResultWeek 1 at DEN 7 L, 31-24Week 2 vs. PHI 3 L, 30-27Week 5 vs. BAL 7 W, 20-13Week 6 at HOU 5 W, 33-28


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    second-most passing touchdowns in the first three seasons of aquarterback’s career in NFL history.• Needs 20 completions to pass Peyton Manning (1,014) for themost completions in the first three seasons of a quarterback’s ca-reer in NFL history.• Needs 69 passing attempts to pass Drew Bledsoe for the most inthe first three seasons of a quarterback’s career in NFL history.• Needs two rushing touchdowns to tie Johnny Unitas (13) for the third-most career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback in Colts history.P-PAT McAFEE• Needs one game averaging 50.0 gross yards per punt (min. threepunts) to record his fourth of the season, which would rank as thesecond-most in a single season in franchise history. Also needs onesuch game to reach 15 for his career, which would tie a franchisecareer record with Rohn Stark.WR-DONTE MONCRIEF• Needs one 100-yard receiving game to tie Andre Rison (three in1989) for the second-most such games as a rookie in franchise his-tory.DE-CORY REDDING• Needs two quarterback hits to tie his single-season career-high of12 set in 2009 with Seattle and 2011 with Baltimore.CB-GREG TOLER• Needs one interception to set a new season-high with three. Healso recorded two interceptions in 2010 and 2012 with Arizona.K-ADAM VINATIERI• Needs one 50-yard field goal made to tie Rian Lindell and JoshScobee (23) for 14th place all-time in NFL history. Two 50-yard fieldgoals would tie Rob Bironas, Ryan Longwell and Matt Prater (24)for 11th place in NFL history.• Needs five made field goals to tie John Carney (478) for fourthplace in NFL history.• Needs one fields goal made between 30-39 yards to pass MattStover (146) for fifth place in NFL history.• Needs four field goals made between 40-49 yards to pass JasonHanson (136) for third place in NFL history.OLB-ERIK WALDEN• Needs 3.0 sacks to reach 20.0 for his career.• Needs three quarterback hits to reach 20 for the season and twoto reach 60 for his career.WR-REGGIE WAYNE• Needs one game played to tie Peyton Manning (207) for the mostregular season games played in Colts history.• Needs two touchdown receptions to tie Mark Clayton, Irving Fryar,Tommy McDonald and Andre Rison (84) for 18th place all-time inNFL history.• Needs three-or-more catches to improve his current NFL recordof consecutive games with three-or-more catches to 83.OLB-BJOERN WERNER• Needs two quarterback hits to reach 10 for his career.• Needs 3.5 sacks to reach 10.0 for his career.

    WHAT TO LOOK FOR THIS WEEKWITH A WIN, THE COLTS WOULD...• Improve their all-time regular season record against the Brownsto 14-14 overall and 8-5 on the road.• Claim their second straight win against the Browns, dating backto Oct. 21, 2012.• Earn their fifth consecutive road win over the Browns, dating backto Dec. 26, 1999.• Improve to 2-0 against the Browns in the regular season underHead Coach Chuck Pagano (2012-14).• Improve to 7-3 against the AFC and 3-1 against the AFC Norththis season.• Improve to 4-2 on the road this season and 13-9 since 2012.S-MIKE ADAMS• Needs one pass defensed to to tie a single-season career-high(11 in 2012 with Denver).• Needs one interception to set a new single-season career-high(four in 2005 and 2014).TE-DWAYNE ALLEN• Needs one receiving touchdown to tie Marcus Pollard (eight in2001) for the fourth-most receiving touchdowns in a single seasonby a tight end in Colts history.CB-VONTAE DAVIS• Needs one interception to match his single-season career-high offour set in 2009 and 2011 with the Miami Dolphins.• Needs two passes defensed to reach 20 for the season.TE-COBY FLEENER• Needs one touchdown reception to tie Dwayne Allen (seven in2014) and John Mackey (seven in 1963 & 1965) for the fifth-mostreceiving touchdowns by a Colts tight end in a single season.• Needs two touchdown receptions to tie Marcus Pollard (eight in2001) for the fourth-most receiving touchdowns in a single seasonby a tight end in Colts history.• Needs 15 receiving yards to set a new single-season career-highfor receiving yards (608 in 2013).• Can post touchdown receptions in back-to-back games for thesecond time this season (9/21/14 - 9/28/14).ILB-JERRELL FREEMAN• Needs 1.0 sack to reach 10.0 for his career.• Needs 2.0 sacks to tie Bernard Washington (11.0) for the second-most career sacks by an undrafted player in Colts history.• Needs two forced fumbles to reach 10 for his career.WR-T.Y. HILTON• Needs two touchdown receptions to tie his single-season career-high (seven in 2012).• Needs three touchdown receptions to set a new single-season ca-reer-high and reach 20 for his career.ILB-D’WELL JACKSON• Needs one forced fumble to tie his single-season career-high heset in 2012 with Cleveland (two).• Needs one fumble recovery to set a new single-season career-high(three in 2011 with Cleveland).• Needs 13 tackles to reach 150 for the season for the third time inhis career (2008 & 2011 with Cleveland).DT-RICKY JEAN FRANCOIS• Needs 1.0 sack to surpass his previous single-season career-highof 2.5 sacks set in 2013.DT-ARTHUR JONES• Needs 1.0 sack to reach 10.0 for his career.QB-ANDREW LUCK• Needs one 300-yard passing game to reach 20 for his career.• Needs five completions to reach 1,000 for his career.• Needs 81 passing yards to pass Peyton Manning for the mostpassing yards in the first three seasons of a quarterback’s careerin NFL history.• Needs nine passing attempts to reach 500 for the third consecu-tive season.• Needs five passing touchdowns to tie Peyton Manning (85) for the




    COLTS OFFENSE• In Week 3 at Jacksonville (9/21), the Colts scored 44 points, whichis their highest total since Dec. 9, 2007. Indianapolis finished thecontest with 529 net yards (385 passing, 144 rushing), which is the10th-highest total for a single game in team history. It’s also themost since Dec. 5, 2004 against Tennessee (567).• From Week 3 to Week 4, Indianapolis combined to record 1,027net yards (529 at Jacksonville and 498 vs. Tennessee), which is themost for the team in back-to-back games in franchise history. Theteam also posted consecutive 40-plus point games for the first timesince 2004.• In Week 6 at Houston (10/9), posted 24 points in the first quarter,which is the most fo