Recap - Colts Defeat Washington 27-24
|Recap - Colts Defeat Washington 27-24|
Peyton Manning sliced and diced the Redskins defense for 307 yards and 2 TDs as Indianapolis handed Washington a 27-24 defeat on Sunday at FedExField.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 3, meaning the game was a push for bettors. Those betting OVER the total were also victorious as the final score equalled an OVER play.
Joseph Addai rushed for 128 yards, while Mike Hart added 43 yards in the win. Pierre Garcon and Reggie Wayne added 103 and 71 receiving yards respectively.
Ryan Torain rushed for 100 yards for Washington, while Keiland Williams added 12 yards. Donovan McNabb threw for 246 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Santana Moss and Anthony Armstrong had 77 and 46 yards respectively.
Washington was outgained by Indianapolis 469-335 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Redskins.
The time of possession battle favored Washington as their offense was on the field for 32:30, longer than the 27:30 of their opponents.
Next game, Indianapolis takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Chicago.