In week 10 of the 1960 season, the Colts had a one game lead on the Packers, after splitting their two earlier divisional contests.
The old Green Bay Packers. (AP Photo/Jim Biever), Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning (18) sets up to pass during an NFL game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wisc., on November 19, 2000.
The Jets’ defense did pick off Ryan Fitzpatrick twice. Â» Last matchup in Indy: Oct. 7, 2012; Colts 30, Packers 27. The Indianapolis Colts (4-2) left Lucas Oil Stadium with a 31-27 win over the Cincinnati Bengals (1-4-1) in Week 6 despite a rocky start to the game on Sunday. "In one season he broke an arm and a leg.
In 1965, with the Colts leading the division, Unitas went down with a season ending injury. When the Baltimore game was over, the atmosphere in the Packer dressing room was more resigned than funereal. Lombardi retired a couple of weeks after that Super Bowl thus ending their run at the NFL Championship and ending their classic battles with the Colts. The winner would clinch the Coastal division and a chance to play the aging Packers for the Western Conference title. Quarterback Kyle Allen got the start for the second straight week and overcame a pair of turnovers and three sacks and wound up throwing for 280 yards and two TDs – the second with 36 seconds to play. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. 5 SEC storylines Paul Finebaum Show callers will be talking about after Week 7, Tom Brady and Bucs crush Packers, Steelers roll, Titans for real and more, 49ers' Mostert ruled out vs. Rams with ankle injury, NFL quarterback rankings, Week 6: Derek Carr makes a statement, NFL power rankings, Week 6: Raiders rise, Colts fall, 2020 NFL power rankings, Week 6: Steelers survive, Chiefs fall. In the first half, on one sequence covering two Colt offensive series and nine plays, the Packer linebackers, in various combinations, blitzed all nine times. Lucas Oil Stadium - Tickets as low as $133; Buy Colts tickets with VividSeats; Other Games. In Baltimore Bart Starr led the Packers to a 10-0 lead with less than two minutes left. Â» Series history: Colts lead, 23-21-1; Colts are 14-8-1 all-time against the Packers at home.
Baltimore, with the best defense since the 1963 Chicago Bears and the best No. NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - OCTOBER 18: Running back Derrick Henry #22 of the Tennessee Titans runs with the ball against Bradley Roby #21 of the Houston Texans in the first quarter at Nissan Stadium on October 18, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Colts lost their last three games and the Packers won their last three and claimed the Western Division title, their first since 1944. Niners running back Raheem Mostert suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday's win over the Rams that will likely land Mostert on three-game injured reserve.
He was hired by Green Bay as their new head coach a few weeks later to turn around the worst team in football in 1958, the 1-10-1 Packers. Some of the Packers felt that the Colts had run the score up on them. I had to audible a lot to take care of it.". He had a stellar outing in his only other game played in the Circle City back in 2012, completing 20-of-32 passes for 235 yards with three touchdowns to one interception, but would be sacked five times in a dramatic 30-27 Colts victory that saw Reggie Wayne haul in a game-winning four-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Luck with 35 seconds remaining. I've had a good career and maybe now is the time to call it quits. The Indianapolis Colts (1-1) are preparing to host the New York Jets (0-2) on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium for a late afternoon matchup in Week 3.
Their three points came in the first period when Mike Mercer banked a field goal off the right upright from the Baltimore 45-yard line. Three fat years and then three lean. But it is that magnificent defense that has given the Colts impetus since their surprising loss to Cleveland on Oct. 20. New York finished with a mere 263 total yards and was a miserable 2-of-17 on third down (2-of-3 on fourth down). The Packers won the division and went on to defeat the Giants 37-0 for the NFL Championship. By 1960 Lombardi felt he had his team in place and Colt coach Weeb Ewbank and the rest of the NFL felt that another Colt championship was a formality. The Cincinnati Bengals hope to get back in the winning column during the team’s Week 6 game against the 3-2 Indianapolis Colts. Colts vs. Green Bay Packers. See the best images from FirstEnergy Stadium as the Indianapolis Colts faced the Cleveland Browns in Week 5. We should. We will return.". We got a lot of good young ones and you can't figure us for all those injuries again. The fourth-year quarterback reached the mark in 37 games, passing Hall of Famer Dan Marino, who did it in 40. Thanks to the defense finding its groove after the first quarter and Philip Rivers leading a massive comeback, the Colts will enter the bye week with a winning record and will have a chance to make a run in the second half of the season. "We're pros. See the Indianapolis Colts take the field for pregame warmups before facing the Chicago Bears in Week 4 of the regular season. In the Eastern Conference we now had the Capitol and the Century Divisions. The 11-1-2 Colts had to sit home and watch the 9-4-1 Packers play in the playoffs, which they won, defeating Roman Gabriel and the Rams 28-7. As heavy favorites in the eyes of Vegas and the experts around the league, the Colts should come away with this win.Before their Week 7 bye, Indy is hoping to head into the week off with a 4-2 record.
The Colts enter the weekend as the biggest favorites of the week with an 11.5-point spread. And I know Bobby Boyd won't make any mistakes. In 1958 the Colts beat the Packers 56-0 in Baltimore late in the year. "After you have been together as long as we have you know instinctively where your support is coming from and you know it is coming," Logan said. Given the good young quarterback and health, the Packers may still have trouble dominating the league as they did from 1960 through 1967. It was almost as if the players had expected the worst, although before the game Jerry Kramer, when asked if he thought Green Bay had a chance against the Colts, said, "You're damned right we have. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. We'll be back next year.". See all the action on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium as the Indianapolis Colts host the Minnesota Vikings in their 2020 home opener. The Packers recovered and went on to win the Division and yet another NFL championship over the Dallas Cowboys 34-27, on their way to Super Bowl One. The way I feel now I don't think I'll come back unless Coach Bengtson tells me he is in a bind and really needs me next year. "We got only four games out of Bob Brown," said Dave Robinson, the big corner linebacker. That's just the way it used to be with the old Packers. Although Pitts did not go into detail on the adjustments the club had to make, it was clear that he was referring to the change from Lombardi to Bengtson, from the emotional, hypercharged approach that Lombardi used to whip his club into a frenzy week after week to the rather cool, intellectual administration of his former assistant. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with Indianapolis Colts or NFL Properties LLC. If the Bears lose, they will almost certainly finish second to Minnesota, since the Vikings should have an easy game against the Philadelphia Eagles. 11:00 AM – Gates Open. They do not blitz often, but on this chill, bright and windy afternoon, they did it well over half the time. The Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants got their first wins of the season while the Green Bay Packers were handed their first defeat of 2020. Willie Davis, the All-Pro Packer defensive end and captain, took the defeat and the end of the Packer championship string as bitterly as any of the players. Now the Central Division title could well go to the Chicago Bears, who have come back from the dead after losing Gale Sayers and three quarterbacks at various stages of the campaign. Bengtson moved Boyd Dowler from spread end to tight end to beef up the Packer passing attack, but the move proved fruitless against the tenacious guarding of the Colt secondary. The team made five major mistakes—four lost fumbles and an interception—and a host of minor ones, including a booming four-yard punt from the toe of Donny Anderson.
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Some of the Packers felt that the Colts had run the score up on them. In 1966 the teams were tied for the division lead with two games to play and they met in Baltimore. These were two division rivals on a collision course. The two teams have met each other 45 times (including 1 postseason game), with the Green Bay Packers winning 21 games and the Indianapolis Colts winning 23 games. Mike Zimmer’s club was coming off a heartbreaking loss at Seattle and now took a struggling Falcons’ team looking for its first victory of 2020. The Colts picked up the Green Bay-blitz much of the time. Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on All NFL and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. The Colts were defending NFL champions in 1959, and the entire nation had embraced John Unitas as its newest sports hero and the Baltimore Colts were the true “America’s Team”. A few weeks later in Baltimore the Colts beat the Packers 45-21 as Packers QB Bart Starr was intercepted four times. ", "There's no place for the other quarterback to go on third and eight," one Colt said with satisfaction. You got to think about it all the time all week. "We've got some good young ones, too. All NFL Tickets; All Colts Tickets; 10/18 vs Bengals 233 tickets left; No two teams in NFL history were as evenly matched and featured better players than these two teams during that time. After a dominant showing from …