Bengals Fall 20-16 Against Indianapolis - Game Recap

Bengals Fall 20-16 Against Indianapolis - Game Recap

Indianapolis earned a 20-16 victory over Cincinnati on Thursday in Preseason Week 4 action at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Colts were a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 37.5.

Chandler Harnish completed 9 of 16 pass attempts for 162 yards and 1 TD for the Colts in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Daniel Herron rushed for 29 yards for Cincinnati, while Cedric Peerman added 27 yards. Zac Robinson threw for 140 yards for the Bengals, while receivers Mohamed Sanu and Ryan Whalen had 80 and 41 yards respectively.

Indianapolis was outgained by Cincinnati 338-253 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-15 by the Bengals.

Indianapolis lost the time of possession battle 36:47/23:13, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Indianapolis heads into a Week 1 battle against the Bears. Cincinnati, meanwhile, will have their next action against Baltimore.