The rushing game saw the Colts' D. Jackson stand out with an average of 5.8 yards on 6 carries, but it was J. Funk and J. Huntley who brought the touchdowns home. On the Bills' side, J. Cook, with an impressive 5 yards average on 4 carries, was the man to find the end zone.
In the air, Colts' quarterbacks combined for 211 yards, but it was the Bills' M. Barkley who stole the show, completing 14 of 15 passes for 172 yards and, most impressively, 2 touchdowns. His rating of 154.0 speaks volumes. A notable mention for K. Allen, despite the interception, his efforts resulted in 122 yards.
Receiving wise, M. Turner of the Colts had a notable performance with 48 yards on 4 receptions, but it was the Bills who boasted more versatility. A. Isabella, K. Johnson, and D. Patmon were all instrumental, with Patmon snagging a crucial touchdown. T. Shavers with a 22-yard reception, making it his longest, also managed to find the end zone.
Both teams showed defensive grit. Colts' D. Rush made a game-changing interception, running it back for a staggering 52 yards and a touchdown. The Bills responded with D. Jackson's interception, though it didn't result in a score.
The punt game saw the Colts' R. Sanchez outshine with an average of 56.5 yards per punt. On the return front, J. Downs for the Colts and A. Isabella for the Bills showed some promise, but it was D. Evans of the Bills with a noteworthy kickoff return of 42 yards that caught the eye.
In the battle of ball security, J. Sternberger of the Bills fumbled but managed to recover, while the Colts' defense, especially G. Stuard, showed prowess in forcing turnovers.
And there you have it! A riveting contest between two formidable sides. From Highmark Stadium, Until next time!"