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Colts make playoffs with 33-17 win over the Titans

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Indianapolis Colts made the playoffs on Sunday night. The Colts defeated the Tennessee Titans, 33-17, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Colts improved to 10-6 on the season. They improved to 4-4 on the road this season.

Indianapolis won nine of its final 10 games of the season to make the playoffs. The team began with a 1-5 record to kickoff the season.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck attempts a pass against the Buffalo Bills
Andrew Luck attempts a pass against the Buffalo Bills (Getty Images)

The Titans fell to 9-7 on the season. They fell to 6-2 at home this season.

Tennessee will look to next season after failing to make the playoffs. Their four game win streak was snapped with this loss.

With the win, the Colts captured the final spot in the 2018 NFL playoffs. The Colts are the No. 6 seed in the AFC and will play the No. 3 Houston Texans next weekend.

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck went 24 of 35 for 285 yards. He also had three touchdowns and one interception.

Marlon Mack had 25 carries for 119 yards and a touchdown.

Dontrelle Inman had five receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown. T.Y. Hilton had two receptions for 61 yards. Eric Ebron had four receptions for 60 yards and a touchdown. Ryan Hewitt also had a one-yard touchdown reception.

Titans quarterback Blaine Gabbert went 18 of 29 for 165 yards. He also had a touchdown and two interceptions.

Derrick Henry had 16 carries for 93 yards.

Corey Davis had five receptions for 48 yards. MyCole Pruitt had two receptions for 26 yards. Luke Stocker had a 22-yard reception.

Indianapolis scored 16 points in the second half. Luck hit Hewitt for a one-yard touchdown reception. Mack also scored on an eight-yard rushing touchdown. Following this touchdown, the Colts missed the extra point.

Adam Vinatieri also made a 25-yard field goal.

Tennessee had seven points in the second half. Gabbert hit Stocker for a 22-yard touchdown reception.

The Colts led 17-10 at halftime. Luck hit Inman for an 11-yard touchdown reception. Luck hit Ebron for an nine-yard touchdown reception.

Vinatieri also made a 53-yard field goal.

Titans’ Jayon Brown scored on a 22-yard interception return for a touchdown. Ryan Succop also made a 38-yard field goal.

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