Chargers at Colts NFL Week Three Capsule

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (1-1) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (0-2)

SERIES

  CHARGERS COLTS
SERIES LEADER 16-9  
STREAKS 4 of past 5  
COACHES VS. OPP. Mike McCoy: 1-0 Chuck Pagano: 0-1
LAST WEEK W 38-14 vs. Jacksonville L 34-20 at Denver
LAST GAME 10/14/13: Colts 9 at Chargers 19. San Diego QB Philip Rivers throws for 237 yards & TD. Chargers WR Keenan Allen has 9 catches for 107 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/28/10: Chargers 36, Colts 14. San Diego RB Mike Tolbert rushes for 103 yards & TD. Chargers S Eric Weddle and LB Kevin Burnett each record INT-TD.
REFEREE Ronald Torbert
BROADCAST CBS (4:25 PM ET) Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon. Westwood One: John Sadak, Ross Tucker. SIRIUS: 112 (SD), 81 (Ind). XM: 382 (SD), 225 (Ind).

STATS

PASSING Philip Rivers: 42-60-463-5 (T2L)-0-120.3 (3L) Andrew Luck: 52-87-582-5 (T2L)-1-94.1
RUSHING Melvin Gordon: 38-159-4.2-3 (T1L) Frank Gore: 27-103-3.8-0
RECEIVING Travis Benjamin: 13-147-11.3-2 T.Y. Hilton: 10-120-12.0-0
OFFENSE 372.5 351.5
TAKE/GIVE +3 -1
DEFENSE 400.5 424.0
SACKS Melvin Ingram: 2 Zach Kerr, Erik Walden: 1
INTs Casey Hayward: 2 (T1L) Darius Butler: 1
PUNTING Drew Kaser (R): 39.0 Pat McAfee: 52.6
KICKING Josh Lambo: 17 (8/8 PAT; 3/4 FG) Adam Vinatieri: 17 (5/5 PAT; 4/4 FG)

NOTES

CHARGERS: QB PHILIP RIVERS has won past 2 starts vs. Ind. & has 100.4 rating. Since 2008, has 35,222 pass yards, 2nd most in NFL. Has 5 TDs, 0 INTs & leads AFC with 120.3 rating…RB MELVIN GORDON ties for NFL lead with 3 rush TDs. Aims for 3rd in row with rush TD…TE ANTONIO GATES ranks 2nd in NFL history among TEs with 105 rec. TDs. Had TD catch last week & is 2nd TE in NFL history to record TD catch in 14 consecutive seasons. Is only TE in NFL history with 100+ rec. TDs with team. WR TRAVIS BENJAMIN had 6 catches for 115 yards & 2 TDs (45 & 6 yards) last week. Has 4 career 100-yard games & 3 games with 2+ rec. TDs. WR TYRELL WILLIAMS had 44-yard TD catch last week, his 2nd career TD catch…CB BRANDON FLOWERS (15) & LB MANTI TE’O (14) lead team in tackles. CB CASEY HAYWARD had 2 INTs last week. LB MELVIN INGRAM has 8.5 sacks & 2 FFs in past 7, incl. 2 sacks & FF last week…COLTS: QB ANDREW LUCK has 110.4 rating in past 2 at home, completing 52 of 83 (62.7 pct.) for 637 yards with 6 TDs vs. 0 INTs…RB FRANK GORE rushed for 158 yards & TD (52 yards) in last game vs. SD (12/20/14 with SF). Leads active players with 12,143 rush yards. Had TD catch in Week 2. RB ROBERT TURBIN had rush TD last week, his 1st with Ind…Since 2014, WR T.Y. HILTON is averaging 16.1 yards per catch, best mark in NFL (min. 150 catches). Has 5 rec. TDs in past 7 at home. 3 of past 7 catches at home for TE JACK DOYLE have resulted in TD…DE ROBERT MATHIS ranks 4th among active NFL players with 118 sacks. Is tied for 1st among active NFL players with 47 def. FFs. Has 4 sacks in past 4 vs. SD (incl. playoffs). LB ERIK WALDEN has 3 sacks in past 4 home games. DE KENDALL LANGFORD has sack in 4 of past 6 at home. S MIKE ADAMS has 7 INTs (1 TD) in past 14 at home. DT ZACH KERR had sack last week. CB DARIUS BUTLER had INT in Week 2…K ADAM VINATIERI is 3rd in NFL history with 507 FG.


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