Bills vs Colts Week 12 Capsule

BUFFALO BILLS (4-6) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (6-4)

SERIES

  BILLS COLTS
SERIES LEADER 35-30-1  
STREAKS   7 of past 9
COACHES VS. OPP. Gailey: 1-1 Arians: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 19-14 vs. Dolphins L 59-24 at Patriots
LAST GAME 1/3/10: Colts 7 at Bills 30. Buffalo QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has 3 TD passes & RB Fred Jackson rushes for 212 yards as Bills defense limits Indianapolis to 157 total yards.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/12/06: Colts 17, Bills 16. Indianapolis outgains Buffalo 384-162 in total yards as Colts become 1st NFL team to begin consecutive seasons with 9-0 record.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 93 (Buf.), 148 (Ind.). XM: 232 (Ind.). 

 

STATS

PASSING Fitzpatrick: 202-323-2,179-17-10-87.0 Luck (R): 235-412-2,965-12-12-77.2
RUSHING Spiller: 109-723-6.6-4 Ballard (R): 105-386-3.7-0
RECEIVING St. Johnson: 47-581-12.4-4 Wayne: 76 (1L)-1,003 (1C)-13.2-3
OFFENSE 350.9 393.4 (3C)
TAKE/GIVE -7 -13
DEFENSE 387.4 360.1
SACKS M. Williams: 5.5 Mathis: 6
INTs Byrd: 4 (T1C) Butler: 2
PUNTING Powell (R): 45.1 McAfee: 47.7
KICKING Lindell: 66 (27/27 PAT; 13/14 FG) Vinatieri: 76 (19/19 PAT; 19/26 FG)

NOTES

BILLS: QB RYAN FITZPATRICK (73) needs 4 TD passes to tie JACK KEMP (77) for 3rd-most in Bills history. In past 4, Fitzpatrick has totaled 969 passing yards with 5 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 94 passer rating. Had 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 120.8 passer rating in last game vs. Colts (1/3/10)…RB FRED JACKSON had career-high 212 rush yards on 33 att. (6.4 avg.) in only game vs. Colts. RB C.J. SPILLER has totaled 100+ scrimmage yards in 5 straight games. Tied for NFL-best with 6.6 yards per carry (109 att., 723 yards)…WR STEVIE JOHNSON has 6 receptions in each of past 2 games…Since ’11, TE SCOTT CHANDLER is tied for 3rd among AFC TEs with 11 TD catches….DE MARIO WILLIAMS has 2 sacks in past 3 games…DE SHAWNE MERRIMAN posted 1st sack of season last week…LB NICK BARNETT has team-high 72 tackles…Since entering NFL in ’09, S JAIRUS BYRD is tied for 3rd in NFL with 17 INTs…PR LEODIS MC KELVIN has NFL-best 21.9 PR avg. Posted 3rd PR-TD of career last week, tied for most in Bills history…COLTS: Club is 4-1 at home ’12…QB ANDREW LUCK posted 5th 300-yard passing game last week, surpassing PEYTON MANNING (1998) for most by rookie all-time. Luck’s 2,965 passing yards are most through 10 games among rookie QBs in NFL history. Leads AFC QBs in rush yards (163) & rush TDs (5). At home, Luck has 8 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 88.6 passer rating…RB VICK BALLARD ranks 2nd among AFC rookies with 386 rush yards…WR REGGIE WAYNE (1,003) recorded 8th season with 1,000 receiving yards. Wayne (938) needs 6 receptions to surpass HOFer ART MONK (940) & DERRICK MASON (943) for 11th-most in NFL annals. WR T.Y. HILTON posted 3rd 100-yard receiving game of season last week, most among NFL rookies. Had career-high 2 TDs vs. NE…TE DWAYNE ALLEN tied career-high with 6 catches last week…LB DWIGHT FREENEY has 2 sacks in 2 career games vs. Buf. LB ROBERT MATHIS posted 2 sacks in last game vs. Bills. Mathis aims for 5th consecutive home game with sack in ’12. LB JERRELL FREEMAN leads team with 85 tackles


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