Recap - Redskins Defeat Indianapolis 16-3
|Recap - Redskins Defeat Indianapolis 16-3|
Roy Helu scampered through the Indianapolis defense for 101 yards as Washington handed the Colts a 16-3 defeat on Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Redskins were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 36.5.
John Beck completed 14 of 17 pass attempts for 140 yards and 0 TDs for the Redskins in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Delone Carter rushed for 25 yards for Indianapolis, while Darren Evans added 14 yards. Dan Orlovsky threw for 67 yards for the Colts, while receivers Javarris James and Dallas Clark had 26 and 20 yards respectively.
Washington outgained Indianapolis 415-150 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-8 by the Redskins.
The time of possession battle favored Washington as their offense was on the field for 36:29, longer than the 23:31 of their opponents.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Indianapolis, they head home to face Green Bay.