24 -
Team 1 2 3 4
IND 0 7 3 14
DEN 3 21 0 7
31
1-0

Game Story

Peyton Manning warned it wasn't going to be easy replacing Wes Welker. The Denver Broncos held on to beat the Indianapolis Colts 31-24 on Sunday night after Manning threw three first-half touchdown passes to tight end Julius Thomas. In his second try, Manning beat his old team and joined Brett Favre...

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
5:14
FG
Brandon McManusDFP
kicked a 21-yard field goal
IND 0 - DEN 3
2nd Quarter
14:14
TD
Peyton ManningDFP
passed to
Julius ThomasDFP
to the right for 3 yard gain (
Brandon McManusDFP
made PAT)
IND 0 - DEN 10
6:41
TD
Peyton ManningDFP
passed to
Julius ThomasDFP
to the left for 35 yard gain (
Brandon McManusDFP
made PAT)
IND 0 - DEN 17
1:57
TD
Peyton ManningDFP
passed to
Julius ThomasDFP
to the right for 5 yard gain (
Brandon McManusDFP
made PAT)
IND 0 - DEN 24
0:19
TD
Andrew LuckDFP
rushed to the right for 9 yard gain (
Adam VinatieriDFP
made PAT)
IND 7 - DEN 24
3rd Quarter
1:31
FG
Adam VinatieriDFP
kicked a 25-yard field goal
IND 10 - DEN 24
4th Quarter
9:54
TD
Montee BallDFP
rushed up the middle for 3 yard gain (
Brandon McManusDFP
made PAT)
IND 10 - DEN 31
7:46
TD
Andrew LuckDFP
passed to
Dwayne AllenDFP
to the right for 41 yard gain (
Adam VinatieriDFP
made PAT)
IND 17 - DEN 31
3:26
TD
Andrew LuckDFP
passed to
Hakeem NicksDFP
down the middle for 9 yard gain (
Adam VinatieriDFP
made PAT)
IND 24 - DEN 31

Game Leaders

Passing

Indianapolis

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Andrew LuckDFP
35 53 370 66.0 7.0 3 16 2 2 83.1 0

Denver

PASSING
Passing Comp Att Yds Pct Y/A Sack YdsL TD Int QBRat FumL
Peyton ManningDFP
22 36 269 61.1 7.5 1 10 3 0 111.9 0

Rushing

Indianapolis

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Trent RichardsonDFP
6 20 3.3 7 0 0
Andrew LuckDFP
5 19 3.8 9 1 0
Ahmad BradshawDFP
3 15 5.0 9 0 0

Denver

RUSHING
Rushing Rush Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Montee BallDFP
23 67 2.9 15 1 0
C.J. AndersonDFP
4 27 6.8 13 0 0
Emmanuel SandersDFP
1 11 11.0 11 0 0
Peyton ManningDFP
4 -3 -0.8 0 0 0

Receiving

Indianapolis

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Reggie WayneDFP
9 13 98 10.9 22 0 0
Ahmad BradshawDFP
5 6 70 14.0 22 0 0
Dwayne AllenDFP
4 5 64 16.0 41 1 0
T.Y. HiltonDFP
5 11 41 8.2 9 0 0
Hakeem NicksDFP
5 5 36 7.2 13 1 0
Trent RichardsonDFP
3 4 31 10.3 16 0 0
Coby FleenerDFP
3 8 21 7.0 12 0 0
Donte MoncriefDFP
1 1 9 9.0 9 0 0

Denver

RECEIVING
Receiving Rec Tgt Yds Avg Long TD FumL
Julius ThomasDFP
7 8 104 14.9 35 3 0
Emmanuel SandersDFP
6 9 77 12.8 40 0 0
Demaryius ThomasDFP
4 11 48 12.0 26 0 0
Andre CaldwellDFP
2 5 16 8.0 8 0 0
Montee BallDFP
2 2 16 8.0 13 0 0
Virgil GreenDFP
1 1 8 8.0 8 0 0

Kicking

Indianapolis

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Adam VinatieriDFP
3 3 1 1 25 100.0 6
Pat McAfeeDFP
0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0

Denver

KICKING
Kicking XPM XPA FGM FGA Long Pct Pts
Brandon McManusDFP
4 4 1 1 21 100.0 7

Punting

Indianapolis

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Pat McAfeeDFP
4 49.8 0 1

Denver

PUNTING
Punting Punt Avg In20 TB
Britton ColquittDFP
5 46.8 1 0

Returns

Indianapolis

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Griff WhalenDFP
0 0 N/A 0 0 5 24 4.8 10 0

Denver

RETURNS
Kick/Punt Returns KR Yds Avg Long TD PR Yds Avg Long TD
Isaiah BurseDFP
0 0 N/A 0 0 3 4 1.3 4 0

Defense

Indianapolis

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
Cory ReddingDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike AdamsDFP
4 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
D'Qwell JacksonDFP
3 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
LaRon LandryDFP
7 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Erik WaldenDFP
1 2 1.0 10 0 0 0 0
Andy StudebakerDFP
1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Vontae DavisDFP
1 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Darius ButlerDFP
4 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Greg TolerDFP
4 0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0
Ricky Jean FrancoisDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt OvertonDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Arthur JonesDFP
4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jerrell FreemanDFP
4 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Dwayne AllenDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Josh ChapmanDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Griff WhalenDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Josh McNaryDFP
2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Bjoern WernerDFP
3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Zach KerrDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Loucheiz PurifoyDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0

Denver

DEFENSE
Defense Solo Ast Sack YdsL PD Int Yds IntTD
DeMarcus WareDFP
1 1 1.5 5 0 0 0 0
Aqib TalibDFP
4 0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0
Andre CaldwellDFP
0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Jacob TammeDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Terrance KnightonDFP
0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Tony CarterDFP
2 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
T.J. WardDFP
2 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Von MillerDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Rahim MooreDFP
3 0 0.0 0 2 2 17 0
Nate IrvingDFP
4 1 1.0 8 0 0 0 0
Quinton CarterDFP
6 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Harris Jr.DFP
3 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0
Derek WolfeDFP
1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Malik JacksonDFP
1 1 0.5 4 0 0 0 0
Brandon MarshallDFP
8 2 0.0 0 1 0 0 0
Steven JohnsonDFP
0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Sylvester WilliamsDFP
2 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Lerentee McCrayDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Bradley RobyDFP
7 0 0.0 0 3 0 0 0
Lamin BarrowDFP
1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0