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No TDs: Colts defeat Broncos on TNF in FG fest

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Denver Broncos and the Indianapolis Colts had one of the worst performances in the history of Thursday Night Football. Yet, someone had to win the game.

The Colts came out on top. They defeated the Broncos, 12-9, at Lucas Oil Stadium on Thursday night.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Ryan attempts to throw the football against the Denver Broncos
Matt Ryan attempts to throw the football against the Denver Broncos (Photo by the NFL/Instagram)

No touchdown was scored in the contest. The game only saw field goals.

At the end of the game, Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson threw a pass to Courtland Sutton in the end zone. On the 4th-and-1 play, Colts defensive back Stephen Gilmore broke up the play to give his team the win.

Colts quarterback Matt Ryan went 26 of 41 for 251 yards. He had two interceptions.

Deon Jackson had 13 carries for 62 yards. Rookie receiver Alec Pierce had eight receptions for 81 yards.

Wilson went 21 of 39 for 274 yards. Like Ryan, Wilson also had two interceptions.

Melvin Gordon III led the backs with 15 carries for 54 yards. Sutton led the receivers with five receptions for 74 yards.

Colts kicker Chase McLaughlin made four field goals. He connected on a 48-yard field goal in overtime to give his team the lead with 5:54 left in the game.

McLaughlin also connected on field goals of 52 yards, 51 yards, and 31 yards.

Broncos kicker Brandon McManus made three field goals. He connected on field goals of 33-yards, 44-yards, and 45-yards.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 11 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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