Colts hold off Chargers in overtime thriller
The Indianapolis Colts held off the Los Angeles Chargers in an overtime thriller Sunday, coming away with a 30-24 victory. After the Chargers tied the game with less than a minute remaining during regulation, Jacoby Brissett led the Colts on an incredible drive to get them into field goal range. Adam Vinatieri then connected on the game-winning 43-yard kick in the extra period.
- Jacoby Brissett: The quarterback was crucial to the win, completing 19 of his 36 pass attempts for 251 yards and two touchdowns. He added 36 yards and a touchdown on the ground as well.
- T.Y. Hilton: The wide receiver had a big day receiving, grabbing 7 balls for 125 yards and two touchdowns, including a critical 24-yard catch on the game-winning drive.
- Adam Vinatieri: The legendary kicker made all three field goals, including the game-winner in overtime.
The Colts were able to come away with a hard-fought victory despite being outgained 512-353 in total yards. The win improved the Colts to 5-2 on the season, putting them in first place in the AFC South. The Chargers, on the other hand, fell to 2-5, putting their playoff hopes in major jeopardy.
In the end, the Colts were able to outlast their division rivals and come away with the 30-24 win. It was an exciting game from start to finish, with the Colts relying on their veterans to get the job done in the end. Indianapolis holds the early lead for the division lead, but the road to the playoffs is still a long one.