NOTES AND Quotes
• Kicker Rodrigo Blankenship:
— With one place, he will move Edgerrin James (102) for the third-most points by a rookie in franchise background.
— With two points, he will tie Mike Vanderjagt (104) for the second-most points by a rookie in franchise background.
— With a few details, he will pass Mike Vanderjagt (104) for the second-most details by a rookie in franchise background.
— With a few discipline ambitions manufactured, he will tie Mike Vanderjagt (27) for the next-most area targets manufactured by a rookie in franchise record.
• Defensive deal with DeForest Buckner:
— With a person game performed, he will attain 75 vocation games performed.
— With one particular recreation started, he will access 75 career video games started out.—
• Cornerback T.J. Carrie:
— With 1 defensive or distinctive teams return for a landing, he will tie Ray Buchanan and Terrence Wilkins (3) for the most this kind of touchdowns in solitary-period franchise record.
• Cornerback T.J. Carrie, cornerback Kenny Moore II, cornerback Xavier Rhodes:
— With 1 interception returned for a landing, he will tie a lot of players for the 2nd-most interceptions returned for a touchdown (two) in solitary-time franchise background.
• Large receiver T.Y. Hilton:
— With just one touchdown, he will pass Joseph Addai (48) for the 10th-most total touchdowns in staff background.
— With 1 getting touchdown, he will tie Lenny Moore (48) for the fifth-most obtaining touchdowns in staff background.
— With one game with 10+ receptions, he will move Don McCauley, Lydell Mitchell, Joe Washington, Anthony Johnson and Dallas Clark, all with a few, for the third-most online games with 10+ receptions in crew background.
• Defensive close Justin Houston:
— With 1 match started off, he will get to 125 job online games started out.
— Demands 3. sacks to achieve 100. for his job. He would turn into the 35th participant in NFL history to reach that plateau due to the fact sacks turned an formal statistic in 1982.
— With 1 protection, he will pass Ted Hendricks, Doug English and Jared Allen (4) for the most safeties in NFL background.
• Linebacker Darius Leonard:
— With two tackles, he will tie Jerrell Freeman (366) for the second-most tackles in a player’s initial a few seasons in Colts background.
— With three tackles, he will go Jerrell Freeman (366) for the 2nd-most tackles in a player’s initial three seasons in Colts background.
• Cornerback Xavier Rhodes:
— With two tackles, he will access 400 occupation tackles.
• Quarterback Philip Rivers:
— With one recreation with 3-or-more landing passes, he will tie Dan Marino (62) for the sixth-most online games of 3-or-additional landing passes in NFL history.
— With one particular video game with 400+ passing yards, he will tie Ben Roethlisberger (12) for the fourth-most online games with 400+ passing yards in NFL record.
“Yeah, I’m not going to lie, it did truly feel great and it feels like it is really the way it really should be. It is really not likely to be that way every single game, but he is our leader. He is our leader at that place. He is a person of the psychological leaders of this crew. He has a existence about him and a self-assurance about him that the group feeds off of. It was great to get him going on Sunday.” — Colts head mentor Frank Reich on extensive receiver T.Y. Hilton’s breakout overall performance previous Sunday towards the Houston Texans.
“Yeah, I surely never come to feel 29, but at the exact same time I come to feel excellent. But it does, it form of built me chuckle a minor little bit yesterday just to assume I am 39 and I am continue to obtaining to participate in a recreation. I’m taking part in a recreation. 1 of my small children truly requested me how very long have you been actively playing football and I was wondering back – I was clearly all over it because I was very little. I failed to perform tackle soccer till seventh grade, but you glance at whatsoever that is and that’s 27, 28 years. It sounds type of outrageous – been taking part in a activity and even now finding to engage in it. Yeah, I don’t truly believe about it much. I assume when you get upwards in age, the birthdays usually are not I guess as significant of a offer as considerably as a occasion and all that things, particularly when you have 9 little types to celebrate their birthdays. They are inclined to consider the – the enjoyment tends to go their way from a birthday standpoint.” — Colts quarterback Philip Rivers on turning 39 a long time outdated this week and how he is emotion physically.
“I would say that when you have a presence like that in the center, as been stated right before in phrases of the 3-technique in our defense and seriously when you happen to be sturdy up the middle in any defense that is a excellent matter because it affects the operate and it forces double teams to continue to be on longer in the operate video game, it forces safety to slide that way in the move match. There are a lot of matters that it does that positive aspects the linebackers as perfectly as the secondary. So the effect of an inside defensive lineman like DeForest Buckner is seriously enormous when you believe about the ripple down outcome it has on the operate defense and the pass defense.” — Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus on the distinction he notices when defensive tackle DeForest Buckner is in the match.
“Gentleman, he brings a ton to our offense and he has just gotten much better and far better and superior and superior. We have so a great deal self confidence in Braden (Smith) and I have actually seen significant, major advancement this yr particularly in the go sport and his safety. So credit rating to Mentor (Chris) Strausser and Mentor Klayton Adams, they have been acquiring him and are undertaking a good work developing him. We want to be a actual physical crew, and no matter what we’re accomplishing irrespective of whether it can be passing the ball or managing the ball – just simply because you pass it will not signify you cannot be bodily. We want to be a actual physical group and Braden is 1 of our most physical players. In the run recreation, in the go recreation, all the things, he is just one of our most physical gamers whether he is obtaining out on a display screen – every little thing like that. He just brings so substantially to this offense. He experienced a phenomenal match versus a seriously superior football participant on Sunday. He just continues to get far better and we are thrilled that he is who he is, he has continued to get better and he is on this workforce.” — Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni on the ongoing improvement of 3rd-year right tackle Braden Smith.