Colts at Patriots Week 13 Capsule

COLTS PATRIOTS
SERIES LEADER   43-28
STREAKS 4 of past 6  
COACHES VS. OPP. Caldwell: 1-1 Belichick: 11-8
LAST WEEK L 27-19 vs. Panthers W 38-20 at Eagles
LAST GAME 11/21/10: Colts 28 at Patriots 31. New England QB Tom Brady completes 19 of 25 passes for 123.1 passer rating & throws 2 1st-half TDs as Patriots defeat Indianapolis.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/21/10
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 132 (Ind.), 93 (NE). XM: 226 (NE).

 

STATS

PASSING Orlovsky: 14-21-122-0-0-81.8 Brady: 277-421-3,627 (1C)-28 (1C)-10-105.1 (1C)
RUSHING D. Brown: 76-356-4.7-3 Green-Ellis: 150-585-3.9-7 (T2C)
RECEIVING Wayne: 47-652-13.9-2 Welker: 82 (1L)-1,143 (1L)-13.9-8 (T2C)
OFFENSE 280.0 429.5 (1C)
TAKE/GIVE -11 +6 (2C)
DEFENSE 389.4 409.8
SACKS Freeney, Mathis: 5.5 A. Carter: 9 (T2C)
INTs Powers: 2 Arrington: 7 (1L)
PUNTING McAfee: 47.3 Mesko: 46.1
KICKING Vinatieri: 54 (15/15 PAT; 13/16 FG) Gostkowski: 95 (T2C) (38/38 PAT; 19/23 FG)

NOTES

COLTS: QB DAN ORLOVSKY will make 1st start since 12/28/08 with Detroit. Orlovsky completed 7 of 10 passes (70 pct.) for 67 yards with 88.3 rating last week…RB JOSEPH ADDAI had rush TD in last meeting vs. NE. RB DONALD BROWN had season-best 80 rush yards last week (5.7 avg.)…WR REGGIE WAYNE had season-best 122 rec. yards last week. Wayne (47) needs 3 catches to have at least 50 rec. for 9th consecutive season. Wayne has 18 catches for 233 rec. yards with 3 TDs in past 2 vs. Patriots. WR PIERRE GARCON (655) needs 130 rec. yards to surpass career-best of 784 in ’10…TE JACOB TAMME had season-best in catches (6) & rec. yards (75) last game…DE DWIGHT FREENEY (99.5) needs half sack to become 26th player with 100 career since stat became official in ’82…DE ROBERT MATHIS (79.5) needs half sack to reach 80 career. Mathis seeks 3rd straight game with sack…LB PAT ANGERER leads team with 111 tackles. Angerer recorded 1st sack of season last week…PATRIOTS:  Aim for 8th consecutive win in Dec…Incl. postseason, NE is 9-6 vs. Colts under head coach BILL BELICHICK…Have totaled 109 points in past 3 games (36.3 avg.)…QB TOM BRADY (119) needs win to surpass HOFer JOHNNY UNITAS (119) for 6th-most regular-season wins by starting QB in NFL history. In past 3, Brady has passed for 924 yards with 8 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 121.4 passer rating. Had 41st 300-yard passing game last week. Brady (289) needs 3 TD passes to top HOFers Unitas (290) & WARREN MOON (291) for 6th-most TD passes in NFL history…RB BEN JARVUS GREEN-ELLIS has 20 rush TDs since ’10, tied for 3rd-most in NFL…WR WES WELKER (5,679) needs 48 rec. yards to surpass IRVING FRYAR (5,726) for 3rd-most in club annals. Posted 3rd game of season with at least 100+ rec. yards & 2 TDs last week…Since entering in NFL in ’10, TE ROB GRONKOWSKI (21) ranks 2nd in league with 21 TD rec. (CALVIN JOHNSON, 24). Has 6 TD rec. in past 4…LB ROB NINKOVICH aims for 3rd straight game with sack…CB KYLE ARRINGTON has NFL-best 7 INTs in ’11.


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