Recap - Bills Defeat Indianapolis 44-20
|Recap - Bills Defeat Indianapolis 44-20|
Indianapolis couldn't hang with the Bills on Sunday as Buffalo blasted the Colts 44-20 in Preseason Week 1 action at Lucas Oil Stadium.
The Bills were a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 37.5.
Jeff Tuel completed 19 of 23 pass attempts for 212 yards and 2 TDs for the Bills in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kerwynn Williams rushed for 21 yards for Indianapolis, while Vick Ballard added 18 yards. Chandler Harnish threw for 109 yards for the Colts, while receivers T.Y. Hilton and Coby Fleener had 61 and 37 yards respectively.
Indianapolis was outgained by Buffalo 451-288 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-14 by the Bills.
The time of possession battle favored Buffalo as their offense was on the field for 34:11, longer than the 25:49 of their opponents.
Next game, Buffalo takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Indianapolis, they head on the road to face New York.