Patriots Pick Up 43-22 Win Over Colts

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LeGarrette Blount spent most of the night in the end zone, leading the way to a lopsided victory for the Patriots over the hapless Colts, 43-22 at home. With the victory, New England advances to the AFC Championship.

Tom Brady didn't find the end zone and came away 13 for 25 for only 198 yards and no interceptions. On the Colts side, Andrew Luck went 20 for 41 with 331 yards passing, two touchdowns and four picks.

Blount was a key factor for the Patriots, running all over the Colts for 166 yards on 24 carries with an impressive four touchdowns. In the fourth quarter, he found a seam for a 73-yard score. Julian Edelman caught six passes for 84 yards.

The New England defense was the major reason for the victory, forcing four interceptions. They brought down Luck for three sacks.

Colts wide receiver LaVon Brazill had a big day with 73 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Tight end Coby Fleener also had a noteworthy performance with 74 receiving yards.


Colts Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
C 76 A. Luck 20 41 331 2 4


Patriots Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
D+ 69 T. Brady 13 25 198 0 0


Colts Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
C 76 D. Brown RB 17 63 3.7 0
C 76 A. Luck QB 1 5 5.0 0
- - T. Richardson RB 3 1 .3 0


Patriots Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 L. Blount RB 24 166 6.9 4
B 85 S. Ridley RB 14 52 3.7 2
D+ 69 S. Vereen RB 5 17 3.4 0


Colts Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B+ 89 T. Hilton WR 4 103 25.8 0
A 92 C. Fleener TE 6 74 12.3 0
A+ 100 L. Brazill WR 2 73 36.5 2


Patriots Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B 86 J. Edelman WR 6 84 14.0 0
B 83 D. Amendola WR 3 77 25.7 0
D+ 69 S. Vereen RB 2 16 8.0 0