Recap - Patriots Defeat Indianapolis 59-24
|Recap - Patriots Defeat Indianapolis 59-24|
The Patriots got a 3-TD performance from Tom Brady as New England handed Indianapolis a 59-24 defeat on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
New England won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 54.5.
Julian Edelman rushed for 47 yards, while Shane Vereen added 40 yards in the win. Rob Gronkowski and Wes Welker added 137 and 80 receiving yards respectively.
Vick Ballard rushed for 72 yards for Indianapolis, while Delone Carter added 21 yards. Andrew Luck threw for 334 yards for the Colts, while receivers T.Y. Hilton and Reggie Wayne had 100 and 72 yards respectively.
New England was outgained by Indianapolis 448-446 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-25 by the Colts.
New England lost the time of possession battle 32:55/27:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, New England takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Indianapolis, they head home to face Buffalo.