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Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit Lions Pick & Prediction NOV 1TH 2020

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The Indianapolis Colts hope that their bye week gave them enough time to fix their running game.

 

The Colts carried a 4-2 record into their off week despite averaging an NFL-low 3.6 yards per carry. They're also in the bottom five in the league in rushing yards per game at 98.0.

 

A sound ground attack would boost their chances at Detroit on Sunday.

 

"No question, this is our identity. We are committed to the run," Colts head coach Frank Reich said. "Now, we have not been committed to the run as much as we would've liked to. That's who we want to be. We want to run the football."

 

In their last game, Philip Rivers came to the rescue. The 38-year-old quarterback passed for 371 yards in a 31-27 win over Cincinnati. The Colts don't want to put Rivers in that situation on a regular basis.

 

Rookie running back Jonathan Taylor is the key to the running game. Taylor has not rushed for more than 68 yards the past four games but perhaps he's not getting enough carries. He's averaging 13.5 carries during that stretch and has averaged at least 4.0 yards in each of those contests.

 

"He's done everything that he needs to do," Indianapolis running backs coach Tom Rathman said. "It's just about getting experience. The more he gets, the better he's going to be."

 

The Colts are entering a tough portion of their schedule. Their November schedule also includes matchups against Baltimore, Green Bay and Tennessee (twice).

 

Detroit (3-3) has evened its record by capturing two road victories since its bye week. The Lions escaped with a 23-22 win over Atlanta on Sunday as quarterback Matthew Stafford connected with tight end T.J. Hockenson on a 11-yard scoring pass with the clock expiring.

 

The subsequent extra point finished off the comeback after the Falcons had taken the lead with 1:12 remaining. Falcons running back Todd Gurley wound up regretting scoring the go-ahead touchdown rather than falling shy of the goal line and running down the clock to set up a chip-shot field goal.

 

"Certainly it was a great game, and I'm proud of the team for the way they handled (Sunday), but that really won't help us next week," Lions coach Matt Patricia said. "The Colts are going to be ready to go. They're coming off a bye week; they're going to be rested."

 

Stafford passed for a season-high 340 yards against the Falcons, the first time he's reached the 300-yard mark this year. He also wasn't picked off for the second time this year.

 

Turnovers -- or lack thereof -- have been a key element for Detroit. It became the first team in NFL history to not fumble in its first six games.

 

"Honestly, I just think the guys do a great job with fundamentals," Patricia said. "I think it's a big part of our teaching of fundamentals. From Day One, when we talk about those things, the No. 1 fundamental is ball security and obviously trying to turn the ball over when we get those opportunities."

 

Stafford's top target, wide receiver Kenny Golladay, appears to be rounding into form after recovering from a hamstring injury. Golladay has exceeded the 100-yard mark in the last two victories, including a season-best 114 yards on six catches at Atlanta.

 

Detroit's biggest injury concern is cornerback Desmond Trufant, who is dealing with a hamstring issue. Colts tight end Mo Alie-Cox missed Wednesday's practice due to a knee injury.

 

--Field Level Media

 

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Indianapolis Colts

Detroit Lions

Player Position Lineup
Anthony Castonzo primary: Left Tackle Starter
Jack Doyle primary: Tight End Starter
Mark Glowinski primary: Right Guard Starter
T.Y. Hilton primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Justin Houston primary: Defensive End Starter
Ryan Kelly primary: Center Starter
Darius Leonard primary: Linebacker Starter
Tyquan Lewis primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Kenny Moore II primary: Cornerback Starter
Quenton Nelson primary: Left Guard Starter
Zach Pascal primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Braden Smith primary: Right Tackle Starter
Grover Stewart primary: Nose Tackle Starter
Anthony Walker primary: Middle Linebacker Starter
Khari Willis primary: Strong Safety Starter
Rock Ya-Sin primary: Cornerback Starter
DeForest Buckner primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Philip Rivers primary: Quarterback Starter
Xavier Rhodes primary: Cornerback Starter
Trey Burton primary: Tight End Starter
Jonathan Taylor primary: Runningback Starter
Julian Blackmon primary: Free Safety Starter
Mo Alie-Cox primary: Tight End Substitution
Denico Autry primary: Defensive Tackle Substitution
Ben Banogu primary: Defensive End Substitution
Ashton Dulin primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Zaire Franklin primary: Linebacker Substitution
Nyheim Hines primary: Runningback Substitution
Marcus Johnson primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Al-Quadin Muhammad primary: Defensive End Substitution
George Odum primary: Safety Substitution
Bobby Okereke primary: Linebacker Substitution
Luke Rhodes primary: Long Snapper Substitution
Rigoberto Sanchez primary: Punter Substitution
E.J. Speed primary: Linebacker Substitution
Jordan Wilkins primary: Runningback Substitution
Le'Raven Clark primary: Offensive Tackle Substitution
Sheldon Day primary: Defensive Tackle Substitution
T.J. Carrie primary: Cornerback Substitution
Michael Pittman Jr. primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Isaiah Rodgers primary: Cornerback Substitution
Jordan Glasgow primary: Linebacker Substitution
Rodrigo Blankenship primary: Kicker Substitution
Taylor Stallworth primary: Defensive Tackle Substitution
Tavon Wilson primary: Safety Substitution
Chaz Green primary: Offensive Tackle Substitution
Jacoby Brissett primary: Quarterback Did not play
Jacob Eason primary: Quarterback Not active
Danny Pinter primary: Guard Did not play
Dezmon Patmon primary: Wide Receiver Not active
Tremon Smith primary: Cornerback Not active
Noah Togiai primary: Tight End Not active
Ron'Dell Carter primary: Defensive End Not active
Player Position Lineup
Danny Amendola primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Joe Dahl primary: Right Guard Starter
Taylor Decker primary: Left Tackle Starter
Kenny Golladay primary: Wide Receiver Starter
T.J. Hockenson primary: Tight End Starter
Marvin Jones Jr. primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Christian Jones primary: Linebacker Starter
Amani Oruwariye primary: Cornerback Starter
Frank Ragnow primary: Center Starter
Matthew Stafford primary: Quarterback Starter
Jahlani Tavai primary: Linebacker Starter
Tracy Walker primary: Safety Starter
Duron Harmon primary: Safety Starter
Nick Williams primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Halapoulivaati Vaitai primary: Right Tackle Starter
Jamie Collins Sr. primary: Linebacker Starter
Danny Shelton primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Reggie Ragland primary: Linebacker Starter
Jeff Okudah primary: Cornerback Starter
Jonah Jackson primary: Left Guard Starter
John Penisini primary: Defensive Linesman Starter
Adrian Peterson primary: Runningback Starter
Oday Aboushi primary: Offensive Linesman Substitution
Jamal Agnew primary: Runningback Substitution
Jason Cabinda primary: Linebacker Substitution
Justin Coleman primary: Defensive Back Substitution
Tyrell Crosby primary: Offensive Linesman Substitution
Jarrad Davis primary: Linebacker Substitution
Trey Flowers primary: Defensive End Substitution
Marvin Hall primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Da'Shawn Hand primary: Defensive Linesman Substitution
Will Harris primary: Safety Substitution
Jesse James primary: Tight End Substitution
Kerryon Johnson primary: Runningback Substitution
Miles Killebrew primary: Safety Substitution
C.J. Moore primary: Safety Substitution
Isaac Nauta primary: Tight End Substitution
Romeo Okwara primary: Defensive End Substitution
Matt Prater primary: Kicker Substitution
Jalen Reeves-Maybin primary: Linebacker Substitution
Jack Fox primary: Punter Substitution
Matt Nelson primary: Offensive Tackle Substitution
Don Muhlbach primary: Long Snapper Substitution
Jayron Kearse primary: Defensive Back Substitution
Tony McRae primary: Cornerback Substitution
Darryl Roberts primary: Cornerback Substitution
D'Andre Swift primary: Runningback Substitution
David Blough primary: Quarterback Not active
Mike Ford primary: Cornerback Not active
Chase Daniel primary: Quarterback Did not play
Desmond Trufant primary: Cornerback Not active
Logan Stenberg primary: Offensive Linesman Not active
Quintez Cephus primary: Wide Receiver Not active

Indianapolis Colts

Detroit Lions

  • Match Start
  • Period 1
  • MIN 5
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 25 Yards
    • Pass Receiver: Marvin Jones Jr.
    • Passer: Matthew Stafford
    • Conv Kicker: Matt Prater
  • Period 2
  • MIN 0
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 29 Yards
    • Passer: Philip Rivers
    • Pass Receiver: Nyheim Hines
    • Conv Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
  • MIN 5
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 7 Yards
    • Conv Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
    • Pass Receiver: Jack Doyle
    • Passer: Philip Rivers
  • MIN 11
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 22 Yards
    • Passer: Philip Rivers
    • Pass Receiver: Nyheim Hines
    • Conv Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
  • Period 3
  • MIN 11
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 9 Yards
    • Pass Receiver: Kerryon Johnson
    • Passer: Matthew Stafford
    • Conv Kicker: Matt Prater
  • Period 4
  • MIN 7
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 2 Yards
    • Rusher: Trey Burton
    • Conv Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
  • MIN 12
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 4 Yards
    • Passer: Matthew Stafford
    • Conv Kicker: Matt Prater
    • Pass Receiver: Marvin Jones Jr.
  • MIN 13
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 1 Yards
    • Conv Rusher: Jordan Wilkins
    • Rusher: Jordan Wilkins
  • MIN 13
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Interception Return
    • 29 Yards
    • Interception Returner: Kenny Moore II
    • Conv Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
  • Match End

GAMES

Last 10

W 60% L 40%
6 4
  • @Buffalo L 24 - 27
  • Jacksonville W 14 - 28
  • @Pittsburgh L 24 - 28
  • Houston W 20 - 27
  • @Las Vegas W 44 - 27
  • @Houston W 26 - 20
  • Tennessee L 45 - 26
  • Green Bay W 31 - 34
  • @Tennessee W 34 - 17
  • Baltimore L 24 - 10
W 20% L 80%
2 8
  • Minnesota L 37 - 35
  • Tampa Bay L 47 - 7
  • @Tennessee L 25 - 46
  • Green Bay L 31 - 24
  • @Chicago W 34 - 30
  • Houston L 41 - 25
  • @Carolina L 0 - 20
  • Washington W 27 - 30
  • @Minnesota L 20 - 34
  • Indianapolis L 41 - 21

Last Meetings

  • Colts @ Lions 41-21
  • Lions @ Colts 24-10
  • Lions @ Colts 39-35
  • Colts @ Lions 35-33
  • Colts @ Lions 17-18
  • Lions @ Colts 21-31
  • Lions @ Colts 10-37

American Football Conference

AFC EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Buffalo Bills133 0.8130.00.00.0 7-16-29-0-1
Miami Dolphins106 0.6253.00.00.0 5-35-37-0-3
New England Patriots79 0.4386.00.00.0 5-32-65-0-5
New York Jets214 0.12511.00.00.0 1-71-72-0-8
AFC NorthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Pittsburgh Steelers124 0.7500.00.00.0 7-15-36-0-4
Cleveland Browns115 0.6881.00.00.0 6-25-37-0-3
Baltimore Ravens115 0.6881.00.00.0 5-36-26-0-4
Cincinnati Bengals411 1.2677.50.00.0 3-51-63-1-7
AFC SouthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Indianapolis Colts115 0.6880.00.00.0 6-25-37-0-3
Tennessee Titans115 0.6880.00.00.0 5-36-26-0-4
Houston Texans412 0.2507.00.00.0 2-62-63-0-7
Jacksonville Jaguars115 0.06310.00.00.0 1-70-81-0-10
AFC WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Kansas City Chiefs142 0.8750.00.00.0 6-28-09-0-1
Las Vegas Raiders88 0.5006.00.00.0 2-66-25-0-5
Los Angeles Chargers79 0.4387.00.00.0 4-43-55-0-5
Denver Broncos511 0.3139.00.00.0 2-63-53-0-7

National Football Conference

NFC EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Washington Football Team79 0.4380.00.00.0 3-54-46-0-4
New York Giants610 0.3751.00.00.0 3-53-55-0-5
Dallas Cowboys610 0.3751.00.00.0 4-42-64-0-6
Philadelphia Eagles411 1.2672.50.00.0 3-41-73-1-7
NFC NorthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Green Bay Packers133 0.8130.00.00.0 7-16-28-0-2
Chicago Bears88 0.5005.00.00.0 3-55-33-0-7
Minnesota Vikings79 0.4386.00.00.0 3-54-46-0-4
Detroit Lions511 0.3138.00.00.0 1-74-42-0-8
NFC SouthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
New Orleans Saints124 0.7500.00.00.0 6-26-28-0-2
Tampa Bay Buccaneers115 0.6881.00.00.0 5-36-27-0-3
Carolina Panthers511 0.3137.00.00.0 2-63-52-0-8
Atlanta Falcons412 0.2508.00.00.0 2-62-63-0-7
NFC WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Seattle Seahawks124 0.7500.00.00.0 7-15-37-0-3
Los Angeles Rams106 0.6252.00.00.0 6-24-46-0-4
Arizona Cardinals88 0.5004.00.00.0 4-44-44-0-6
San Francisco 49ers610 0.3756.00.00.0 1-75-33-0-7

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