Colts Top Falcons

Glenn Kaplan

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The Indianapolis Colts led 27-24 in the fourth-quarter at home against the Atlanta Falcons. On a third-and-4 play from the Atlanta 27-yard line, Jacoby Brissett threw a pass to Jack Doyle for 11 yards with 1:56 remaining in regulation for a first down to seal the game by that same score.

Doyle finished the game with four receptions for 46 yards receiving. Brissett completed 28-of-37 for 310 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for four yards on three carries.

With Indianapolis up 3-0 in the first-quarter, Jacoby Brissett threw a 18-yard touchdown pass to Zach Pascal. Pascal finished with two receptions for 53 yards receiving and a score.

The Colts took a 20-3 lead in the second-quarter on a 4-yard touchdown pass from Brissett to T.Y. Hilton. Hilton finished with eight receptions for 65 yards receiving and a score. He left the game in the first-half with an injury and T.Y. Hilton did not return.

Matt Ryan threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Austin Hooper in the third-quarter for Atlanta. Hooper also caught 2-yard touchdown pass in the fourth-quarter. He finished with six receptions for 66 yards receiving and two touchdowns. The Falcons would only trail 20-17 at that point.

Indianapolis responded on the next drive with a 4-yard touchdown run by Marlon Mack. Mack rushed for 74 yards on 16 carries and a score. He also caught two passes for 14 yards receiving.

Parris Campbell caught three passes for 24 yards for the Indianapolis Colts and Mo Alie-Cox caught two passes for 25 yards receiving.

Matt Ryan threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Julio Jones with 4:17 remaining in regulation for Atlanta. Ryan completed 29-of-34 passes for 304 yards three touchdowns and one interception. He also rushed for three yards on two carries.

Devonta Freeman was the leading rusher for the Atlanta Falcons with 88 yards on 16 carries. He also caught three passes for seven yards receiving.

Julio Jones was the leading receiver and he caught eight passes for 128 yards receiving and a score. Mohamed Sanu caught six passes for 75 yards receiving. He also rushed for one yard on two carries. Calvin Ridley was held in check with one catch for six yards receiving.

The Atlanta Falcons (1-2) will host the Tennessee Titans (1-2) next Sunday. The Indianapolis Colts (2-1) will host the Oakland Raiders (1-2) next Sunday.

 

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