Philip Rivers is coming off a big road division win against the Titans, putting them first in the AFC South. Rivers credited the team for the win, while also having a good game for himself.
Philip Rivers dominates the Titans
Rivers had a solid game passing for a staggering 308 yards and 1 touchdown pass. He recorded a completion percentage of 74% and had no interceptions thrown. Rivers also reached a career milestone.
Philip Rivers has passed Dan Marino for 5th most passing yards in NFL history ‼️ pic.twitter.com/rPnFy7ertG
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November 13, 2020
Colts had a “balanced” game says Rivers
Philip River’s favourite target was Micheal Pittman Jr. He caught 7 passes for 101 yards, a career-high. Colt’s running back Nyheim Hines also rushed for 70 yards averaging 5.8 yards per carry. Hines also had 2 overall touchdowns.
The defense did struggle, surrendering a total of 157 rushing yards. However, they held Titan’s quarterback Ryan Tannehill to just 147 passing yards. They locked down Tannehill, letting him complete only 55.5% of his passes on the night.
Colts special teams makes a play
The Colts special teams blocked a punt, recovered it and scored a touchdown. Late in the 3rd quarter, E.J. Reed blocked a punt, giving the Colts a lead of 10 points against the Titans.
Colts blocked punt TD 😳
Indy takes a 27-17 lead.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 13, 2020
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