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Colts Rally Against Dolphins

The Indianapolis Colts were down by 10 points in the fourth-quarter against the Miami Dolphins. Both of these teams were 5-5 entering the game and the loser will have a tougher time winning tiebreakers come Week 17. Adam Vinatieri drilled the game-winning 32-yard field goal as time expired and the Colts won 27-24.

Andrew Luck was a big reason why the come back was sparked. He continued to make big play after big play. Luck completed 30-of-37 passes for 343 yards three touchdowns and two interceptions. He also rushed for five yards on two carries. Andrew Luck also caught a pass for four yards on a fourth down play at one point in the game.

Marlon Mack was Indianapolis’s leading rusher with 85 rushing yards on 15 carries. He left the game in the second half with a concussion and Mack did not return.

Ryan Tannehill threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Kenyan Drake on the opening drive of the game for the Miami Dolphins.

Later in the first, Andrew Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Eric Ebron. With the game tied at seven in the second-quarter, Luck threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Jack Doyle. Doyle finished with four receptions for 16 yards receiving and a score.

Later in the second, Ryan Tannehill threw up a jump ball and Leonte Carroo came down with it and ran it 74 yards for a touchdown. That was his only reception of the game. Tannehill completed 17-of-25 passes for 204 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for 14 yards on three carries. This was his first game back since the shoulder injury.

With Miami up 17-14 in the fourth, Kenyan Drake scored on a 14-yard touchdown run. Drake finished with 32 yards rushing on eight carries and a score. He also caught five passes for 64 yards receiving and a touchdown.

Frank Gore was the Miami Dolphins leading rusher with 67 yards on 14 carries. He also caught one pass for 10 yards receiving.

With the Colts down 24-17. Luck threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Eric Ebron with 4:25 remaining in regulation. He finished with five receptions for 45 yards receiving and two touchdowns. T.Y. Hilton was the Indianapolis Colts leading receiver with seven receptions for 125 yards receiving.

The rest of the game was history. The Miami Dolphins (5-6) will host the Buffalo Bills (4-7) next Sunday. The Indianapolis Colts (6-5) will be on the road against the Jacksonville Jaguars (3-8) next Sunday.

 

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